William Carlos Williams Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

William Carlos Williams Quiz

Generations of students have pondered the meaning of a red wheelbarrow beside some white chickens. What do you know about the man who penned that famous poem and many others? Find out by taking the William Carlos Williams quiz from eNotes. 

  • Question 1

    As well as a writer, Williams was also a practicing ___________.

  • Question 2

    Which publication did Williams feel set him back twenty years?

  • Question 3

    What was the name of the New York writers' group with whom Williams became associated?

  • Question 4

    True or False: Williams only wrote poetry

  • Question 5

    Where did Williams earn his medical degree?

  • Question 6

    Which of the "Beat" poets did Williams mentor?

  • Question 7

    Which famous writer helped Williams get his second collection of poems published?

  • Question 8

    True or False: Williams was awarded a Pulitzer Prize posthumously

  • Question 9

    Where was Williams' mother from?

  • Question 10

    Williams was the first recipient of which award?

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