WONDER #2802: What Does a Poet Laureate Do?

Question 1 of 3

What year did England choose its first poet laureate?

  1. 2017
  2. 1936
  3. 1986
  4. 1616

Question 2 of 3

This Wonder is mainly about...

  1. special titles given to members of the British royal household
  2. the history of poets laureate and what people in that position do
  3. how the ancient Greeks and Romans cultivated laurel trees
  4. the American Indian heritage of the Muscogee Creek Nation

Question 3 of 3

Who selects the United States Poet Laureate?

  1. the Consult to the Library Congress
  2. a special senate delegation
  3. the Librarian of Congress
  4. the President of the United States

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