Percy Shelley's Ozymandias: Analysis and Themes - Quiz & Worksheet


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What type of poem is Percy Shelley's 'Ozymandias'?

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1. What is the first part of Ozymandias that is described in Shelley's poem, and what is a reasonable explanation?

2. What could the 'shatter'd visage,' as described in Percy Shelley's 'Ozymandias,' signify?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Practice questions in this assessment test your knowledge of the topic through questions that require you to identify themes and imagery from the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Within this quiz/worksheet you will be required to identify:

  • The genre of Ozymandias
  • Central themes of the poem
  • Specific parts of Ozymandias

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the genre of Ozymandias from the related poetry lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the central themes of this poem
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding certain parts of the poem and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

To understand this poem better, please read the lesson titled Percy Shelley's Ozymandias: Analysis and Themes. Through this lesson, you will become familiar with these objectives:

  • Understand the history behind the poem
  • Know who Ozymandias was
  • Review and analyze the poem