1. The following pattern in a line is an example of which meter?
	- / - / - / - / - / 

  1. iambic tetrameter
  2. trochaic tetrameter
  3. dactyllic pentameter
  4. iambic pentameter
  5. trochaic pentameter
  6. anapestic tetrameter
  7. anapestic pentameter
  8. dactyllic tetrameter

4 is CORRECT.

Iambic pentameter is the most common of all meters in English poetry. Drive this pattern into your head by memorizing some regular verse, such as a Shakespeare sonnet.

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