The Practice of Poetry Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are homonyms?
(a) Words that sound the same.
(b) Words with the same meaning but different spellings.
(c) Words that are opposites.
(d) A style of poetry involving people.

2. What is the topic of "'Que Sera, Sera' and Other False Premises?"
(a) Trespassing.
(b) French terminology.
(c) Negative opposites.
(d) Forgery.

3. What is the name of the method that teaches the use of rhythm and sound in free verse?
(a) Rhythmic.
(b) Patterning.
(c) Melodiousness.
(d) Flow.

4. How long will it take students to complete the assignment in "Short Lines and Long Lines?"
(a) 3 days.
(b) 2 weeks.
(c) 10 minutes.
(d) 1 week.

5. Who wrote "The Fill-in-the-Blanks or Definition Poem?"
(a) Behn.
(b) Myers.
(c) Maxim.
(d) Digges.

6. Dana Gioia discusses which topic?
(a) Lyric poetry.
(b) Prose.
(c) Free verse.
(d) Villianelles.

7. "Cut-and-Shuffle" requires the students to write how many poems?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 1.
(d) 3.

8. This exercise is compared to which item/object?
(a) Flying.
(b) Reform school.
(c) Boot camp.
(d) Being grounded.

9. How many poetry exercises are contained in Part 5?
(a) 6.
(b) 11.
(c) 25.
(d) 14.

10. Words are categorized using what base?
(a) Grammar.
(b) Senses.
(c) Length.
(d) None.

11. Who wrote "Opposites: The Attraction of Titles?"
(a) Dischell.
(b) Bern.
(c) Behn.
(d) Myerson.

12. In doing this exercise, students are asked to write about which topic?
(a) Personal opinions.
(b) Relevance to the poem.
(c) Word qualities.
(d) Third person point of view.

13. What adjective is best used to describe the end result?
(a) Impressionistic.
(b) Volatile.
(c) Involved.
(d) Self-referential.

14. Students are required to begin the exercise using what type of poem?
(a) Loosely structured.
(b) Free verse.
(c) Varied.
(d) Formal prose.

15. "Twenty Little Poetry Projects" offers what item to students?
(a) Detailed outline.
(b) Journal exercises.
(c) Inspiration.
(d) Step-by-step recipe.

Short Answer Questions

1. This section requires students to create a poem consisting of a minimum of how many lines?

2. In "Free-Verse Lineation," what is the format used in the original poem?

3. "Cut-and-Shuffle" encourages:

4. Seamus Heaney is from which country?

5. Gioia requires students to write their poems in what way?

(see the answer keys)

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