Quiz: Canadian Poets and Poetry by BehindTheShelves April 23, 2021 Happy Poetry Month! Put your knowledge of poetry and Canadian poets to the test with this fun quiz. Poetry Trivia 1. This poet was Halifax’s Poet Laureate from 2018-2020. Mayann Francis Shauntay Grant Dr. Afua Cooper 2. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways? was written by this poet. William Shakespeare Elizabeth Barrett Browning Robert Frost 3. Canadian Rupi Kaur appeared on this late night talk show. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Late Night with Seth Meyers 4. The real name of this poet is Reuben Holmes. Shel Silverstein Atticus R.H. sin 5. William Blake wrote this iconic poem in 1794. In Flanders Fields Tyger, Tyger burning bright The Road Not Taken 6. This beloved Canadian Singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist passed away in 2016. Gord Downie Mordecai Richler Leonard Cohen 7. Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem 'If' ends with this line. And, which is more- you’ll be a Man, my son! Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. 8. This Canadian wrote the iconic poem “In Flanders Fields”. Margaret Atwood John McCrae Leonard Cohen 9. Which title was not written by children’s poet Shel Silverstein? Falling Up I’ve Lost my Hippopotamus Where the Sidewalk Ends 10. This poet became the first African American woman to write and read a poem at a Presidential Inauguration in 1993. Maya Angelou Amanda Gorman Gwendolyn Brooks CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Close How is the information I enter in this webform being protected? Any information you send using this webform is protected in transit with SSL encryption.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window, opens a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. Information submitted in this webform is secure. Learn More about sending data over email.