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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the subject of the poem "Solar"?
(a) The sun.
(b) Earth.
(c) Mars.
(d) Pluto.

2. In "Homage to a Government," why are the soldiers coming home?
(a) The draft was revoked.
(b) The war is over.
(c) They are defeated.
(d) They lack money.

3. In "How Distant," what departure does the poem mention?
(a) The departure of life.
(b) The departure of young men.
(c) The departure of reality.
(d) The departure of family.

4. What kind of animal is mentioned in the poem "First Sight"?
(a) A pig.
(b) A fawn.
(c) A cow.
(d) A lamb.

5. In "Friday Night at the Royal Station Hotel," where have the salesmen gone?
(a) Home for the night.
(b) Back to Leeds.
(c) Back to London.
(d) To catch the train.

6. In the poem "Dockery and Son," what does the narrator eat?
(a) An apple.
(b) An awful pie.
(c) A hamburger.
(d) A banana.

7. In the poem "Talking in Bed," what does the narrator say about talking in bed?
(a) It is a tradition.
(b) It shouldn't be done.
(c) It should be easiest.
(d) It is a bother.

8. What does the poet describe in the poem "Essential Beauty"?
(a) Shop windows.
(b) The country.
(c) His lover.
(d) Nature.

9. In "Dublinesque," what is passing through the streets?
(a) A bus.
(b) A trolley.
(c) A funeral.
(d) A parade.

10. In "Posterity," what is the name of the biographer?
(a) Frank Reynolds.
(b) Jake Balokowsky.
(c) Aaron Kuzueski.
(d) Noel Winterson.

11. In the poem "Love Songs in Age," what is the widow playing?
(a) The piano.
(b) The violin.
(c) Records.
(d) The radio.

12. Finish this line from "Mr. Bleaney": "That how we live measures ________."
(a) How successful we will be.
(b) The value of ourselves.
(c) Our importance in the world.
(d) Our own nature.

13. In the poem "Mr Bleaney," where did Mr. Bleaney stay till they moved him?
(a) Tussocky.
(b) Frinton.
(c) Liverpool.
(d) The Bodies.

14. In the poem "Afternoons," what is the wind ruining?
(a) The clouds' beauty.
(b) Sandboxes.
(c) Courting-places.
(d) Tree's leaves.

15. How many parts compose the poem "Livings"?
(a) Six.
(b) Two.
(c) Three.
(d) Five.

Short Answer Questions

1. Finish this line from "Homage to a Government": "All we can hope to leave them is ________."

2. In "Self's the Man," what is the name of the character that the narrator is comparing himself?

3. In the poem "Faith Healing," what phrase in italics is repeated?

4. In the poem "Take One Home for the Kiddies," what happens to the animal that is brought home?

5. In the poem "Reference Back," what is the narrator doing?

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