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Figurative Language 101

17 Questions
Figurative Language 101

Please select the correct answer for each question.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________________________ is a name given to literary devices that are not meant to be interpreted literally; they are meant to be interpreted imaginatively.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Figurative Language

    • D. 

      Text Structure

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 2. 
    Her feet are as cold as ice!This is an example of which type of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Similie

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 3. 
    Figurative language is used to create vivid pictures in the reader's mind in order to make reading more emotionally intense.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A figure of speech that uses like or as to compare to dissimilar things is called
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Similie

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Metaphor

  • 5. 
    Sally sells seashells by the seashore.This is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 7. 
    Sounds words such as BANG, BAM and BOING are examples of
    • A. 

      Similie

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Sounds

  • 8. 
    When Spongebob talks, the writers are using a type of figurative language called
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Comedy

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Text Structure

  • 9. 
    A metaphor uses the words like or as to make a comparison of two different objects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The wind is blowing the leaves.This is an example of
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Similie

    • E. 

      Personification

  • 11. 
    The type of figurative language that has a special meaning that is different from the actual meaning of the words is called
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Expression

  • 12. 
    Figurative language is used to state ideas in new and unusual ways in order to satisfy the reader's imagination.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    My refrigerator is running well since we had it fixed.This is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Similie

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Prank phone call

  • 14. 
    When a figure of speech gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject ______________ is being used.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Cartoonism

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 15. 
    I love mashing melting marshmellows.This is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17.