Metaphors Vs Similes Quiz

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Metaphors Vs Similes Quiz

The main difference between a simile and a metaphor is that a simile uses the words "like" or "as" to draw a comparison and a metaphor simply states the comparison without using either of the two words. Do you need to know the difference between similes and metaphors? This quiz will help you practice for your class or test. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?The pool was a boiling cauldron on that hot summer day.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 2. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?The sisters are like two peas in a pod.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 3. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?The motion sickness hit the sailor as fast as lightning.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 4. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?The cash register popped open with a heartwarming ca-ching.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 5. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?It's raining cats and dogs.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 6. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?Uncle Uris' united union uses umbrellas.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 7. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?The wheels of justice turn slowly
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 8. 
    Which is it? A simile, metaphor or something else?The flowers danced in the gentle breeze.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Something else