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Poetry Quiz – Book Quizzes Online


1. Which of these poems did Lewis Carroll write?

 The Walrus and the Carpenter

 The Owl and the Pussycat

 The Dong with a Luminous Nose


2. Rupert Brooke wrote ‘The Soldier’ during which war?

 World War Two

 Crimean War

 World War One


3. Which part of Britain inspired William Wordsworth to write the ‘Daffodils’

 Lake District


 Scottish Highlands


4. Which of the following odes was NOT written by John Keats?

 Ode to a Roman Vase

 Ode to a Nightingale

 Ode to Fanny


5. Who wrote the famous line “God’s in his heaven, All’s right with the world!”?

 John Keats

 Robert Browning

 WB Yeats


6. Which of these poets was NOT born in England?

 Henry Longfellow

 William Wordsworth

 John Keats


7. Who was born first?

 Henry Longfellow

 William Wordsworth

 John Keats


8. Which pessimist wrote “Nowhere to go but out, Nowhere to come but back”?

 Henry Longfellow

 Lionel Johnson

 Benjamin Franklin King


9. What was Robert Frost’s middle name?





10. Name the poet who infamously married his 13 year old cousin?

 Edgar Allen Poe

 Lord Byron

 Percy Shelley



Answers to the Poetry Quiz:

1.The Walrus and the Carpenter 2. World War One 3. Lake District 4. Ode to a Roman Vase 5. Robert Browning 6. Henry Longfellow 7. William Wordsworth 8. Benjamin Franklin King 9. Lee 10. Edgar Allen Poe



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