Multiple Choice Questions
This section contains 180 multiple choice questions about Poetics. Multiple choice questions test a student's recall and understanding of the text. Use these questions for chapter quizzes, homework assignments or tests. Jump to the quiz/homework section for the multiple choice worksheets.
Multiple Choice - Section I
1. Like any art, poetry is defined by Aristotle as what?
a) A funny story.
b) A rhyme with more than four sentences.
c) A theatrical play.
d) A kind of imitation.
2. In what three ways does Aristotle differentiate various art forms from one another?
a) By the medium, objects, and manner of imitation.
b) Manner of imitation, artist, and era.
c) According to the artist, era, and artistic effort.
d) Era, objects, and manner of imitation.
3. Aristotle explains that the medium specific to poetry is one that uses what?
a) Language alone.
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