Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.
Subject: AMERICAN POETRY
Provide the last word of the line of poetry, then name the poem. (e.g., Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: By the shores of Gitche Gumee, by the shining ____. Answer: Big-Sea-Water: "Song of Hiawatha.")
1. Emily Dickinson: A narrow fellow in the ____.
2. Carl Sandburg: Hog Butcher for the ____.
3. Robert Frost: Two roads diverged in a yellow ___.
4. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Under the spreading chestnut ____.
5. Ogden Nash: Isabel met an enormous ____.
6. Walt Whitman: The long brown path before me leading wherever I ____.
7. Edwin Arlington Robinson: They are all gone ____.
8. Edna St. Vincent Millay: All I could see from where I ____.
9. Allen Ginsberg: I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical _____.
ANSWERS: 1. Grass: "Snake." 2. World: "Chicago." 3. Wood: "The Road Not Taken." 4. Tree: "The Village Blacksmith." 5. Bear: "Adventures of Isabel." 6. Choose: "Song of the Open Road." 7. Away: "The House on the Hill." 8. Stood: "Renascence." 9. Naked: "Howl."
18 points - congratulations, doctor; 15 to 17 points - honors graduate; 10 to 14 points - you're plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points - you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points - enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points - who reads the questions to you?
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