Quiz: do you know your poetry terminology?

Quiz: do you know your poetry terminology? 1

As April is National Poetry Month, time to brush up on your poetry terminology! And I found this online quiz to help us out.

The author of a poem:

  • Writer
  • Author
  • Poet
  • Speaker

A group of lines placed together to create a poem:

  • Stanza
  • Paragraph
  • Form
  • Poem

A phrase or line repeated throughout the poem:

  • Repetition
  • Refrain
  • Rhyme
  • Rhythm 

Boom, Crack, Pow. These are all examples of:

  • Alliteration
  • Imagery
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Repetition

The beat created by the sounds and words in the poem:

  • Refrain
  • Repetition
  • Speaker
  • Rhythm 

When a word inside a line rhymes with another word inside the same line:

  • External Rhyme
  • Inside Rhyme
  • End Rhyme
  • Internal Rhyme

A word or sound repeated throughout a poem:

  • Refrain
  • Rhythm
  • Rhyme
  • Repetition

What is it called when a word or image is used to represent something else? Ex: An apple representing education

  • Imagery
  • Symbolism
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Alliteration

What is the pattern of rhyme a poem follows called?

  • Rhyme
  • Rhythm
  • Rhyme Scheme
  • Alliteration

What is it called when the word at the end of a line rhymes with a word at the end of another line?

  • End Rhyme
  • Line Rhyme
  • Internal Rhyme
  • External Rhyme

A group of words together to create a poem:

  • Form
  • Stanza
  • Line
  • Sentence

  The way the lines look on the page is known as:

  • Stanza
  • Line
  • Form
  • Poem

So, how many did you get right? Do you know your terminology?

Happy quizzing,

Loes M.

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