Oxymoron: Literary Trivia Questions Quiz

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Oxymoron: Literary Trivia Questions Quiz

Oxymoron has been used in literature for the longest time, and we got to cover how it is used in our previous classes. These types of statements are self-contradictory, and people can get confused by some sentences. Take up the quiz below and get to see how good you are when it comes to identifying oxymoron. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an oxymoron? 
    • A. 

      Small crowd

    • B. 

      Light as a feather

    • C. 

      Cold sweat

    • D. 

      Cark day

  • 2. 
    What is your best definition for the following word? Corporal punishment 
    • A. 

      A physical punishment

    • B. 

      A horrible punishment

    • C. 

      Punishment in the army

    • D. 

      Doing something worthy of punishment

  • 3. 
    What is an oxymoron?
    • A. 

      Contradictory elements combined in a phrase

    • B. 

      A specific type of juxtaposition

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 4. 
    When is oxymoron NOT appropriate?
    • A. 

      A political speech

    • B. 

      A witty poem

    • C. 

      A user’s manual

    • D. 

      A children’s show

  • 5. 
    Which is an example of oxymoron in the following passage? He’s a strange, sleepy, silent person. He’s an unpopular celebrity if you know what I mean. I wouldn’t recommend that you watch his show, not for a million bucks!
    • A. 

      Strange, sleepy, silent

    • B. 

      Unpopular celebrity

    • C. 

      If you know what I mean

    • D. 

      Not for a million bucks

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