Figures Of Speech Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Figure Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

Many people can’t tell a figure of speech when they hear it and always take it literally. There a lot of figures of speech that you need to be conversant with when it comes to the English language. Do you think you have what it takes to pass this figure of speech trivia? Give it a shot and see if you can identify them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Morning is a new sheet of paper for you to write on.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 2. 
    Wisdom cries aloud in the streets; in the market she raises her voice.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 3. 
    The sight of her dancing is like seeing a feather being blown by the wind.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 4. 
    She sells sea shells by the sea shore
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 5. 
    Looking at her son's messy room, Mom says, "Wow, you could win an award for cleanliness!
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 6. 
    The carefree summer months tease me forget school.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 7. 
     The sudden ringing of the bell made the lady scream.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 8. 
    A poem is tightly closed as an unfolding bud
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 9. 
    The quacking of the ducks woke up the neighbors.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 10. 
    You are the apple of my eye.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 11. 
     No man is an island.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 12. 
    How thoughtful of you to forget my birthday!
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 13. 
    The hare habitually hibernates.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 14. 
    The clock goes tick-tock….
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 15. 
    She is an angel that brings peace and mercy.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 16. 
    The worrier carries the whole world on his shoulders.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 17. 
    How the bells tinkle, tinkle, tinkle in the icy air of night. 
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 18. 
    The runner was so thirsty that he drank a river of water.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 19. 
    The police station gets robbed
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 20. 
    The lady's touch is as soft as feather that soothes every part of the body.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 21. 
    Two people want a divorce and during the proceedings, discover they still love each other and remarry.  
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 22. 
    A pilot had a fear of heights  
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 23. 
    My alarm clock yells at me every morning.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 24. 
    How much wood could a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood?   
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony

  • 25. 
    I wish to wash my Irish wristwatch
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • F. 

      Hyperbole

    • G. 

      Irony