Alliteration Quiz: Questions And Answers

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Alliteration is when the first constant sound in a phrase is repeated. Take this thrilling alliteration quiz to test your knowledge about alliteration and its uses in language as well as literature. This is a literary device that is used to create a sense of melody and establish a certain mood. It has mostly been used in poems and rhymes for a long time for this express purpose. Have fun with the quiz! Let's start.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is the statement "She sang like a bird", an alliteration?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Which of the following phrases is an alliteration?
    • A. 

      She is a pig

    • B. 

      He was as tall as a skyscraper

    • C. 

      Charlie cheats on cheat-sheets

    • D. 

      I told you a million times

  • 3. 
    Is this statement "Mommy made me mash my m&m's", an alliteration?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    In which of the examples below would you most likely find an alliteration?
    • A. 

      A non-fiction novel

    • B. 

      Lyrics in a song

    • C. 

      A "How to" book

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of an alliteration?
    • A. 

      Splendid Sarah saw special shells

    • B. 

      Lucy jumps at least a hundred feet in the air

    • C. 

      The sky is blue and so are you

  • 6. 
    What is the definition of an alliteration?
    • A. 

      A huge exaggeration

    • B. 

      Giving an animal humanlike qualities

    • C. 

      The repetition of similar sounds at the beginning of different words

    • D. 

      Two words that sound alike, but have different meanings

  • 7. 
    Does the following sentence have alliteration? "An ant is attacking."
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    "She sells seashells by the seashore." Does this famous tongue twister have any alliteration?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    What purpose does alliteration serve?
    • A. 

      To confuse everyone

    • B. 

      To create melody and a certain mood

    • C. 

      To appear well educated

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 10. 
    Which of the following sentences contain alliteration?
    • A. 

      She will be coming in tomorrow

    • B. 

      You should be finished with your food?

    • C. 

      Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

    • D. 

      Good things come to those who wait

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