Poem Quizzes

Today's Featured Quiz

Click the Famous Poets
Click the poet if you know it.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Literary Genre Trios

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Snatch Match
Curator Pick
Match the poet or playwright to the famous bit of verse.
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Last Five Lines of Tennyson's 'Ulysses'
Curator Pick
Name the words in the last five lines of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem, 'Ulysses'.
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Categorize This: Literature
Shhh...There's no talking in the Sporcle library.
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Poetic cycles and sequences
Curator Pick
Match the writer with his or her sequence or group of poems.
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Follow that Line: Do Not Stand at My Grave...
Curator Pick
Can you finish the lines of Mary Elizabeth Frye's poem?
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Shakespeare's Sonnet 18
Curator Pick
Can you fill in the words to Shakespeare's Sonnet 18?
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The Last Word in Yeats Poems
Curator Pick
Complete the titles of poems by WB Yeats.
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3-D Literature
Dostoevsky has to be the Kyrgyzstan of literature.
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Picture Click Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends
Editor Pick
Match the poem title from Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends with its artwork.
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In Plain English: Much Ado About Nothing
You have stayed me in a quizzical hour.
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Types of Poems
If a poem could sneeze, we like to think it would make the sound 'Haiku!!!'
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Sonnet Mash-Up
Editor Pick
This nonsense sonnet is composed of 14 lines from famous sonnets. Can you name their poets?
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'Who Has Seen the Wind'
Curator Pick
Name the name the words to Christina Rosetti's poem 'Who Has Seen the Wind?'.
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John Donne's Song
Curator Pick
See if you know all the words in the poem 'Song' by John Donne.
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e.e. cummings Poem 'l(a'
Curator Pick
Can you name FOUR (4) words in the visual poem 'l(a' by e.e. cummings?
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Follow that Line: To His Coy Mistress
Curator Pick
Complete Andrew Marvell's poem To His Coy Mistress.
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Tough Choices: Literature Edition
As if literature wasn't tough enough.
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Three Dozen Roses from Famous Poets
Curator Pick
Match the poets with their lines containing a 'rose'.
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Female Poets Picture Click
Curator Pick
Can you correctly identify the female poets?
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Literary Mugs [Images]
Editor Pick
Name the literary works (or series) referenced on these mugs.
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John Keats - 'When I have fears that I may cease to be'
Curator Pick
Name the words to Keats's 'When I have fears that I may cease to be' sonnet.
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Seize the Day Poem (map)
Editor Pick
Name the words in Robert Herrick's 'To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time'?* .
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