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Alliteration is the conspicuous repetition of identical initial consonant sounds in successive or closely associated syllables within a group of words, even those spelled differently. Alliteration is alos called heaf rhyme or initial rhyme. Try out this interesting quiz about alliteration. Good luck!


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  • 1. 

    What is another name for Alliteration?

    • A.

      Head song

    • B.

      Tongue peom

    • C.

      Head rhyme

    • D.

      Head writes

    Correct Answer
    C. Head rhyme
    Explanation
    Alliteration is a literary device that involves the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of neighboring words. "Head rhyme" is another term used to describe this technique, as it refers to the repetition of initial sounds in a line of poetry. The other options, "head song," "tongue poem," and "head writes," do not accurately represent the concept of alliteration.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is an example of alliteration?

    • A.

      Peter piper picked  pecked of pickled peppers

    • B.

      Peter is a very good picker

    • C.

      Some pickers are better than peter

    • D.

      Non of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Peter piper picked  pecked of pickled peppers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Peter piper picked  pecked of pickled peppers." This is an example of alliteration because it repeats the "p" sound at the beginning of multiple words in a row.

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  • 3. 

    What is alliteration?

    • A.

      Method of joining word

    • B.

      Method of linking word for effect

    • C.

      Method of singing

    • D.

      Method of forming a statement

    Correct Answer
    B. Method of linking word for effect
    Explanation
    Alliteration is a literary device that involves the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of closely connected words. It is used to create a rhythmic and memorable effect in writing or speech. This technique is often employed in poetry, slogans, advertising, and other forms of creative writing to enhance the impact and appeal of the words being used. By linking words through the repetition of sounds, alliteration adds emphasis, musicality, and a sense of cohesion to the overall composition.

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  • 4. 

    What is usually repeated in alliteration?

    • A.

      The initial vows sound

    • B.

      The latter vowel sound

    • C.

      The initial consonant sound

    • D.

      The latter consonant sound

    Correct Answer
    C. The initial consonant sound
    Explanation
    In alliteration, the repetition of sounds occurs, specifically the repetition of initial consonant sounds. This means that the first sound of words is repeated in a series of words or phrases. This technique is often used in poetry and literature to create rhythm, emphasis, and musicality in the language. By repeating the initial consonant sound, alliteration adds a pleasing and memorable quality to the writing.

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  • 5. 

    What is an example of symmetrical Alliteration?

    • A.

      Fluro colour coordination forever

    • B.

      Bisi begged bola for booli

    • C.

      Non of the above

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Fluro colour coordination forever
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fluro colour coordination forever." This is an example of symmetrical alliteration because the words "Fluro" and "forever" both start with the same sound "f." Additionally, the words "colour" and "coordination" both start with the same sound "c." This repetition of similar sounds at the beginning of words creates a pleasing and rhythmic effect in the sentence.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is symmetrical alliteration similar to?

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Palindromes

    • D.

      Irony

    Correct Answer
    C. Palindromes
    Explanation
    Symmetrical alliteration is a literary device that involves the repetition of sounds at the beginning of words in a sentence or phrase, where the sounds are in the same order. Palindromes, on the other hand, are words, phrases, or sentences that can be read the same way forward and backward. Both symmetrical alliteration and palindromes involve the repetition of sounds or letters in a specific pattern, making them similar in terms of their structure and arrangement. Therefore, palindromes can be considered as symmetrical alliteration.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is a well known source for alliteration?

    • A.

      The rain

    • B.

      The dark era

    • C.

      The mikado

    • D.

      The entity

    Correct Answer
    C. The mikado
    Explanation
    The mikado is a well-known source for alliteration because the words "mikado" and "source" both start with the same consonant sound, creating a repetition of sounds in close proximity. Alliteration is a literary device that involves the repetition of initial consonant sounds in words. In this case, the repetition of the "m" sound in "mikado" and "source" creates an alliterative effect.

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  • 8. 

    Who wrote the Mikado?

    • A.

      Arya and sansa

    • B.

      Walter and warner bros

    • C.

      Gilbert and sullivan

    • D.

      Mikel and George

    Correct Answer
    C. Gilbert and sullivan
    Explanation
    Gilbert and Sullivan wrote the Mikado. They were a famous Victorian-era duo known for their collaboration on comic operas. The Mikado is one of their most popular works, first performed in 1885. It is a satirical opera set in Japan and has remained popular throughout the years for its witty lyrics, catchy tunes, and humorous portrayal of social and political issues.

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  • 9. 

    Who wrote the Raven?

    • A.

      George orwell

    • B.

      Walner bro

    • C.

      Lannister tyron

    • D.

      Edgar Allan Poe

    Correct Answer
    D. Edgar Allan Poe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe is a famous American writer who is best known for his poem "The Raven." The poem was first published in 1845 and has since become one of Poe's most well-known and celebrated works. Poe's writing style, characterized by its dark and mysterious themes, has had a significant influence on the horror and detective genres.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following us from "the lake isle of innisfree"?

    • A.

      I have stood still and stopped the sound of feet

    • B.

      I hear the lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore

    • C.

      Chill ad chillax like a chilling engine

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. I hear the lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I hear the lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore." This line is from the poem "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" and it describes the speaker's sensory experience of hearing the gentle sounds of the lake water lapping against the shore.

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