Poetry Terminology Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
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If you know your sonnets from your terza rimas, this may be the category for you.
14 Poetry Terminology quizzes and 170 Poetry Terminology trivia questions.
  Rhyme in Poetry - 15 questions - 5 mins
This quiz contains a variety of questions focused on one aspect of poetry: rhyme.
Average, 15 Qns, skylarb, Jun 30 20
skylarb gold member
Jun 30 20
2775 plays
  A Poetic Alphabet top quiz - 25 questions - 5 mins
An abecedarian poem is one where verses begin with successive letters of the alphabet. Try this loosely abecedarian quiz on poetic terms.
Average, 25 Qns, Catamount, May 04 07
1857 plays
  Poetry Terms - 10 questions - 4 mins
What sets poetry apart from prose? In this quiz you will test your knowledge about the distinctive set of terms that gives poetry its literary uniqueness.
Average, 10 Qns, 57wordsmith, Mar 24 18
Mar 24 18
1995 plays
  The Poetic Stylings of Poems Themselves editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Poetry is a wonderful art, and poems can be free, or very structured. I'll give you part of a poem I've written; you choose the closing line, based on the poem's style.
Average, 10 Qns, Tchochkekop, Jan 07 21
Jan 07 21
2013 plays
  Poetic Devices - 20 questions - 6 mins
After each line, tell which poetic device is being used.
Average, 20 Qns, valrenee, Jul 11 22
Jul 11 22
1755 plays
  Forms of Poetry - 10 questions - 4 mins
I will give you a definition of a form of poetry, and you must choose which form it is from the choices given.
Average, 10 Qns, Buzby, Apr 15 15
1107 plays
  To What End? - 10 questions - 4 mins
All these questions about poetry have something to do with the end of a poetic form or a line of poetry.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 06 14
255 plays
  English Sonnet Basics - 10 questions - 4 mins
How fare you in depths of sonnet matters?
Average, 10 Qns, shs05, Oct 13 20
Oct 13 20
297 plays
  Poetry Terminologies and Types - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is not about famous poets or poems, but about (as the Quiz Title suggests) Poetry Terminologies and Types. An easy quiz that all should enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Eema-U, Sep 21 22
Sep 21 22
1155 plays
  Haiku - 10 questions - 3 mins
I just learned about a Haiku poem in school.
Average, 10 Qns, lucymal20, Dec 23 16
Dec 23 16
495 plays
trivia question Quick Question
If I wrote the line "The ship was in distress upon the livid sea", I would be using which poetic device?

From Quiz "Poetry Terms"

  The Ultimate Poetic Forms Quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Sometimes there seem to be almost as many poetic forms as poems themselves! Okay, that's an exaggeration, but many unique forms of poetry exist, and this quiz covers some of them.
Tough, 10 Qns, Crystallina, Nov 08 08
1116 plays
  Take this Poetic Forms Quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Choose the best answer for each question.
Tough, 10 Qns, skylarb, May 04 07
skylarb gold member
909 plays
  Poetry for Dummies - 10 questions - 4 mins
If you're taking this quiz, there's a good chance you already know a thing or two about poetry. But if you're not sure what the difference between a sonnet and a nonet is then don't fret because this quiz is here to help! Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, cinnabun, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
693 plays
  The Ode Less Travelled - 10 questions - 5 mins
Since reading Stephen Fry's book, I now know my iamb from my anapaest. Test your knowledge of poetic terminology in this quiz based on 'The Ode Less Travelled'.
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, May 04 07
381 plays
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