Simile, Metaphor Or Personification Test Part I

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 212

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Read the statement and identify whether it is an example of a simile, metaphor or personification.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jenny cooked the candy too long.  When she took it out of the oven it was hard as a rock.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 2. 
    Iva worked hard on her report. After presenting it to the class, she felt as light as a feather.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 3. 
    The old car woke reluctantly from its overnight sleep.  Coughing and sputtering, it finally broke into a loud roar.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    The trees of the forest watched sympathetically over the lost child.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 5. 
    After Marshall climbed three flights of stairs, he had to sit down.  He was a puffing steam engine.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 6. 
    Kyle's father was as stern as a judge when he came home after curfew.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 7. 
    The storm was a savage beast. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 8. 
    The storm took the house in its teeth and shook it.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 9. 
    Wiley was very good at chess.  "You have to watch him," said his father.  "He's a real fox."
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 10. 
    Shay ran in a relay race on Saturday.  When it was over, her legs felt like lead.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification