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Who Is He? (Famous Poems)

Each question contains a quote about him, or spoken by him, taken from a famous poem about him. Who is he? Take the quiz and then enjoy some classic poetry.


Quiz ID:#33415
Fun:*** (2.4)
Difficulty:*** (2.7)
Category:Literature > Poetry
Created By:dalfamnestAnz******




#1   "He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands." Who is he?

#2   "My name is _____, King of Kings; Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!" Fill in the name of this arrogant ruler whose works are now in decay.

#3   Robert Frost pauses to enjoy the snow falling. He writes, "My little ____ must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near." Who or what fills the gap?

#4   Who is described in these lines from Alfred Noyes's "The Highwayman"? "His eyes were hollows of madness, his hair like moldy hay, But he loved the landlord's daughter."

#5   What was the name of this terrible boy? "His mouth was open when he chewed, And elbows to the table glued. He stole the milk of hungry kittens, And walked through doors marked No Admittance." Worse still, he dared to laugh at Santa Claus!

#6   "'Give me the camera, quick, oh quick! He's crawling out of the duckweed!' Click!" Who was crawling out?

#7   Name the Roald Dahl beast which, having just eaten a farmer, explained, "And so, because I feared the worst, I thought I'd better eat him first"?

#8   He "came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold." Who was he?

#9   "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" concludes with the lines: "A sadder and a wiser man, He rose the morrow morn." Which character in the poem is "he"?

#10   Whose death is celebrated in this poem from Tolkien's "The Hobbit"? "_____ is withered, His bones are now crumbled! His armour is shivered, His splendour is humbled!"





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