Connotation And Denotation Quiz

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Do you often get confused between differentiating connotation and denotation in English literature? Why don't you play this quiz and check your knowledge for the same? A connotation is a feeling that solicits and is not literal, whereas a denotation is precise and directly says something. The meaning of both these words is different from our interpretation. To clarify your confusion, better take up this quiz and learn from your experience. All the best, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An idea or feeling that a word invokes
    • A. 

      Connotation

    • B. 

      Denotation

    • C. 

      Definition

    • D. 

      Interpretation

  • 2. 
    Jackie screamed and pulled her hand away from the scalding water. It means that...?
    • A. 

      It is icily cold

    • B. 

      It is painfully hot

    • C. 

      It is amazingly cold

    • D. 

      It is pretty warm

  • 3. 
    John is sick of receiving anonymous emails lately. It means that...?
    • A. 

      He is ill

    • B. 

      He is bored

    • C. 

      He is fed up

    • D. 

      He is full

  • 4. 
    The mayor dozed off while waiting for his speech. It means that he probably...?
    • A. 

      Is hungry

    • B. 

      Fell asleep

    • C. 

      Fell down

    • D. 

      Is angry

  • 5. 
    Benjamin is a lanky kid. The underlined word means...?
    • A. 

      Huge and tall

    • B. 

      Tall and thin

    • C. 

      Muscular and tall

    • D. 

      Thin and stout

  • 6. 
    The student committed a grave offense. The meaning of the underlined word is...?
    • A. 

      Curious

    • B. 

      Boring

    • C. 

      Unusual

    • D. 

      Serious

  • 7. 
    Helen was guarded about her private life. What is the meaning of the underlined word?
    • A. 

      Dangerous

    • B. 

      Uninterested

    • C. 

      Carefree

    • D. 

      Cautious

  • 8. 
    The dictionary meaning of a word
    • A. 

      Connotation

    • B. 

      Denotation

    • C. 

      Definition

    • D. 

      Interpretation

  • 9. 
    What is the connotation of the word fire?
    • A. 

      Hot

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      Burning

    • D. 

      Warm

  • 10. 
    Connotation defines word's
    • A. 

      Antonym

    • B. 

      Synonym

    • C. 

      Literal definition

    • D. 

      Emotional meaning

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