Test Your Knowledge About Elements Of Literature

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Test Your Knowledge About Elements Of Literature - Quiz

This quiz is for the assessment of your knowledge on figures of speech. Answer well!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The stars fell down to your beauty ?

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Personification

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Paradox

    Correct Answer
    C. Hyperbole
    Explanation
    The correct answer is hyperbole because the phrase "The stars fell down to your beauty" is an exaggeration that emphasizes the immense beauty of the person being described. Hyperbole is a figure of speech that involves exaggeration for emphasis or dramatic effect. In this case, the exaggeration of stars falling down highlights the extraordinary beauty of the person in question.

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  • 2. 

    I have a tons of Homework ?

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      Pun

    Correct Answer
    A. Hyperbole
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hyperbole. Hyperbole is a figure of speech that involves exaggeration for emphasis or dramatic effect. In the given statement, the phrase "tons of homework" is an example of hyperbole because it exaggerates the amount of homework to emphasize that there is a large quantity of it.

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  • 3. 

    The ocean sing with me ?

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Personification

    Correct Answer
    D. Personification
    Explanation
    The correct answer is personification because personification is a figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to non-human entities. In this case, the ocean is being described as "singing," which is a human characteristic.

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  • 4. 

    My heart is a lonely hunter ?

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      Hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    A. Metaphor
    Explanation
    The phrase "My heart is a lonely hunter" is comparing the speaker's heart to a lonely hunter, suggesting that their heart is longing for something or someone, just like a hunter longs for prey. This comparison creates a vivid image and conveys the speaker's deep emotions. Therefore, the correct answer is metaphor.

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  • 5. 

    Sarah's seven sisters sleep at the sand ?

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Personification

    • C.

      Alliteration

    • D.

      Hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    C. Alliteration
    Explanation
    Alliteration is the correct answer because it refers to the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in close proximity. In the given sentence, the words "Sarah's seven sisters sleep at the sand" contain the repetition of the "s" sound, making it an example of alliteration.

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  • 6. 

    The clatter of the  utensils ?

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Onomatopoeia

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Metaphor

    Correct Answer
    B. Onomatopoeia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Onomatopoeia because onomatopoeia refers to words that imitate or suggest the sound of what they describe. In this case, "clatter" is an example of onomatopoeia as it imitates the sound of utensils making noise. Alliteration refers to the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words, simile compares two unlike things using "like" or "as," and metaphor compares two unlike things without using "like" or "as." However, neither of these literary devices accurately describes the given phrase.

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  • 7. 

    The curved pumpkin smile at me ?

    • A.

      Personification

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Onomatopoeia

    • D.

      Simile

    Correct Answer
    A. Personification
    Explanation
    The correct answer is personification because personification is a figure of speech in which human qualities are attributed to non-human objects or animals. In this case, the curved pumpkin is given the human quality of smiling, which is a form of personification.

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  • 8. 

    Your beauty last forever ?

    • A.

      Pun

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Alliteration

    • D.

      Hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    D. Hyperbole
    Explanation
    The correct answer is hyperbole because hyperbole is a figure of speech that involves exaggeration for emphasis or dramatic effect. The statement "Your beauty lasts forever" is an exaggerated claim that the person's beauty is eternal and will never fade or diminish. This use of exaggeration is characteristic of hyperbole.

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  • 9. 

    Your hair is black as the night ?

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Metaphor

    • D.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    B. Simile
    Explanation
    The correct answer is simile because it compares the color of the hair to the darkness of the night using the word "as." A simile is a figure of speech that uses "like" or "as" to make a comparison between two different things. In this case, the comparison is between the black color of the hair and the darkness of the night.

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  • 10. 

    The granny goose jump at the  lake ?

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Onomatopoeia

    Correct Answer
    B. Alliteration
    Explanation
    Alliteration refers to the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in a sentence or phrase. In the given sentence, the words "granny goose" start with the same sound "g," which creates an alliterative effect.

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