Quizalize logo
placeholder image to represent content

Poetry Analysis

Quiz by Veronica Larson

Feel free to use or edit a copy

includes Teacher and Student dashboards

Measure skills
from any curriculum

Tag the questions with any skills you have. Your dashboard will track each student's mastery of each skill.

With a free account, teachers can
  • edit the questions
  • save a copy for later
  • start a class game
  • view complete results in the Gradebook and Mastery Dashboards
  • automatically assign follow-up activities based on students’ scores
  • assign as homework
  • share a link with colleagues
  • print as a bubble sheet
20 questions
Show answers
  • Q1
    Both similes and metaphors
    make a story less vivid
    are ways words can rhyme in a poem
    use the words "like" and "as"
    compare things
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q2
    A metaphor is a figure of speech that
    gives a nonhuman thing human traits
    uses a word that sounds like what it means
    compares things without using the words "like" or "as"
    uses the words "like" or "as"
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q3
    Which is a simile?
    The thunder growled like a group of grizzly bears.
    The thunder was loud.
    The thunder growled.
    The thunder boomed and rumbled.
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q4
    Which is an example of a metaphor?
    The boy did not like what he'd done
    The boy was a tornado of emotion.
    The boy was upset at himself.
    The boy said he'd die of shame.
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q5
    Which contains a metaphor?
    Her eyes looked like mine.
    Her eyse shone through the darkness.
    Her eyes were as bright as diamonds.
    Her eyes were two full moons.
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q6
    Examples of graphical elements in a poem are...
    similes and metaphors
    odes and haiku
    italics, capital letters, spacing, thoughtful arrangement of words on the page
    words that repeat the same beginning sound
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q7
    Poets enhance the meaning and/or purpose of their poems by using
    sensory language, figurative language, and graphical elements
    creating random comparisons
    paragraphs and bold print
    simple word choice
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q8
    In poetry a "shift" indicates
    a change in the character, tone, setting, or situation
    the rhyme pattern
    how many stanzas a poem has
    the mood of a poem
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q9
    The poet's or speaker's tone reveals his
    mood
    attitude
    setting
    age
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q10
    The "theme" of a poem is the
    universal idea or message of the poem
    tone of the poem
    topic addressed in the poem
    mood of the poem
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q11
    Her skin is paper thin. What is "paper thin" an example of?
    simile
    alliteration
    personification
    metaphor
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q12
    The flowers danced in the breeze. This is an example of
    alliteration
    personification
    simile
    onomatopoeia
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q13
    An object used to represent or suggest something else is called a
    simile
    syllable
    synonym
    symbol
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q14
    Mood in a poem is
    the use of metaphors to compare
    the feeling the reader feels in response to a piece of writing
    the attitude of the reader
    the message about life
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q15
    Sensory language helps the reader experience the
    five senses
    scent of objects
    sounds
    taste of something
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q16
    The speaker of a poem is
    the poet-always the poet
    the one from whose perspective the poem is told; the one you get to know the best
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q17
    What should you look for or consider during a TPCASTT analysis of a poem?
    title, point of view, conflict, alliteration, speaker, theme, and the author
    title, paraphrase, connotation, shift and speaker, title, and theme
    type, paraphrase, characters, action, setting, time, title
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q18
    A reader can conclude something by
    making an inference
    drawing a picture
    writing the ending
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q19
    An author illustrates meaning through
    using figurative language
    using imagery
    all are correct
    using sensory language
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q20
    Writers use this to reveal the tone of a speaker or character...
    line breaks
    rhyme
    word choice
    rhyme pattern
    30s
    Edit
    Delete

Teachers give this quiz to your class