E 11 WORDS WORTH

This online quiz consists of 20 question about the life and works of Words Worth.

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You can also attempt a pen -paper test of the same quiz below.

Below are the 20 questions in pen-paper mode.

  1. Every great poet is a teacher, I wish to be considered as a teacher or as nothing”. Who is ‘I’ in the above extract?
    a) Miss Edgeworth
    b) Leigh Hunt
    c) TS Coleridge
    d) William Wordsworth
  2. Who emphasized the use of the “language really used by men” for poetry?
    a) Coleridge
    b) Wordsworth
    c) Keats
    d) Lord Byron
  3. In which of his poems Wordsworth tells the scholar to do away with books and make nature his teacher?
    a) Table Turned
    b) To the butterfly
    c) Michael
    d) The Idiot boy
  4. How many out of 23 poems of Lyrical Ballads were written by Wordsworth?
    a) 19
    b) 18
    c) 4
    d) 5
    Though Wordsworth wrote 19 poems out of 23 of Lyrical Ballads, TS Coleridge’s contribution was 4(although these made about a third of the book in length). Including the famous poem ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’.
  5. What marked the beginning of Romantic Moment?
    a) French Revolution
    b) Birth of John Keats
    c) Accession of Queen Victoria
    d) Publication of Lyrical Ballads
  6. Who among these is not a lake poet?
    a) Robert Southey
    b) ST Coleridge
    c) PB Shelley
    d) William Wordsworth
  7. Lyrical Ballad is written in which year?
    a) 1798
    b) 1800
    c) 1802
    d) 1805
    Lyrical Ballads – 1st Edition was written in 1798
    Lyrical Ballads – 2nd Edition was written in 1800 with ‘The Preface’
    Lyrical Ballads – 3rd Edition was written in 1802
    Lyrical Ballads – 4th Edition was written in 1805
    But they were published in 1850 in 14 books after the death of TS Coleridge.
  8. Identify the first poet laureate of England?
    a) William Wordsworth
    b) William Whitehead
    c) John Dryden
    d) Ted Hudges
    John Drydon is the first ‘Poet Laureate’ from 1631-1700 for 20 years in the court of King – Charles II
  9. Identify the poet who wasn’t a poet Laureate of England.
    a) Robert Southey
    b) Words Worth
    c) Alfred Lord Tennyson
    d) S. T. Coleridge
    Robert Southey – 1813 -43 (Length of tenure – 30 years)
    Wordsworth – – 1843 -50 (Length of tenure – 7 years)
    Alfred Lord Tennyson – – 1850 – 92 (Length of tenure – 42 years)
    Alfred Lord Tennyson was in position as Poet Laureate for 42 years, which is the longest tenure among all the Poet Laureates.
  10. What is Wordsworth’s ‘Magnum Opus’ (master piece)?
    a) The Prelude
    b) Daffodils
    c) The Solitary Reaper
    d) The World is too Much with Us.
    ‘The Prelude’, the master piece of Wordsworth, is dedicated to ST Coleridge who in return wrote a poem ‘To Wordsworth’ as a response to that gesture of Wordsworth.
  11. Who penned the most celebrated poem ‘The Rime of Ancient Mariner’?
    a) Robert Southey
    b) Words Worth
    c) Alfred Lord Tennyson
    d) S. T. Coleridge
  12. What is the unfinished work of Wordsworth?
    a) The Recluse
    b) Hyperion
    c) The Triumph of life.
    d) Resolution and Independence
  13. What is the other title of ‘Leech Gatherers’ a poem written by Wordsworth?
    a) The Recluse
    b) Hyperion
    c) The Triumph of life.
    d) Resolution and Independence
  14. Who called words worth ‘One of the giants of English Poetry’?
    a) Mathew Arnold
    b) PB Shelley
    c) John Crowe Ramson
    d) Alfred Lord Tennyson.
  15. Who called words worth ‘One of the chief glories of English Poetry’?
    a) Mathew Arnold
    b) PB Shelley
    c) John Crowe Ramson
    d) Alfred Lord Tennyson.
  16. Who called words worth ‘A Moral Eunuch’?
    a) Mathew Arnold
    b) PB Shelley
    c) John Crowe Ramson
    d) Alfred Lord Tennyson.
  17. Who says that Wordsworth uttered nothing base?
    a) Mathew Arnold
    b) PB Shelley
    c) John Crowe Ramson
    d) Alfred Lord Tennyson.
  18. Who says that Wordsworth is absolutely without humour?
    a) William Joseph Long
    b) T.S. Eliot
    c) John Milton
    d) None of the above
  19. Who was Wordsworth’s great ideal?
    a) William Joseph Long
    b) T.S. Eliot
    c) John Milton
    d) None of the above
  20. Who criticized Wordsworth for not practicing his own theory in his own poetry?
    a) William Joseph Long
    b) T.S. Eliot
    c) John Milton
    d) None of the above  



Contributed by: Smt Suneela Jyotsna, M.A,M.Ed.,NET,<br>( A Teacher, Blogger and Podcaster)
Contributed by: Smt Suneela Jyotsna, M.A,M.Ed.,NET,
( A Teacher, Blogger and Podcaster)

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