It’s National Poetry Month, the perfect time to test your knowledge of memorable lines of poetry and the poets who wrote them! The poetry fans at Writer’s Relief have created a quiz based on the most iconic poems in the English language—can you match the famous poetry line to the poet who wrote it?
Quiz: Match The Famous Line Of Poetry To The Poet
Famous Line Of Poetry:
- “The carriage held but just Ourselves—/And Immortality.”
- “I used to pray to recover you.”
- “April is the cruellest month”
- “We sing sin.”
- “I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness,”
- “But still, like dust, I’ll rise.”
- “Once upon a midnight dreary,”
- “so much depends/upon”
- “And that has made all the difference.”
- “None of these will bring disaster.”
10 Well-known Poets:
- a. William Carlos Williams
- b. Robert Frost
- c. Maya Angelou
- d. Elizabeth Bishop
- e. Edgar Allan Poe
- f. Sylvia Plath
- g. Allen Ginsberg
- h. Gwendolyn Brooks
- i. S. Eliot
- j. Emily Dickinson
Here are the poetry quiz answers:
1— j; 2—f; 3—i; 4—h; 5—g; 6—c; 7—e; 8—a; 9—b; 10—d
Let’s see how you did!
8-10 right: Excellent, you’re a Poetic Powerhouse!
5-7 right: Congratulations, you’re Verified Well-Versed!
4 or less: Good try! You’re a Beginner Bard! Be sure to read the works of these poets to see what you’ve been missing!
Question: How did you do? Let us know in the comment section!