Poetry Trivia Questions

In case you missed them, here are the past five Columbia Granger's World of Poetry trivia questions of the day. You can also receive our poetry trivia questions via RSS Feed Trivia RSS Feed.

  • February 26

    Question:

    What Elizabethan poet was killed in a bar room brawl?

    Answer ->

    Christopher Marlowe. There is speculation that he was assassinated, either for being a spy in the service of Elizabeth I, or for being a traitor against her.

  • February 25

    Question:

    What was the pen name of Holocaust survivor and poet Paul Antschel?

    Answer ->

    Paul Celan.

  • February 24

    Question:

    What was the pen name of the Chilean Noble Laureate Ricardo Eliecer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto?

    Answer ->

    Pablo Neruda.

  • February 23

    Question:

    What was the pen name of the French Surrealist poet Eugène Grindel?

    Answer ->

    Paul Éluard.

  • February 22

    Question:

    What was the pen name of mathematician / logician / poet Charles Lutwidge Dodgson?

    Answer ->

    Lewis Carroll.

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