Figurative Language And Stylistic Device Pre-test

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Figurative Language And Stylistic Device Pre-test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A figure of speech that uses "like" or "as" to compare to dissimilar things is called:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Similie

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Metaphor

  • 2. 
    Sally sells seashells by the seashore. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 4. 
    Sounds words such as BANG, BAM, and BOING are examples of:
    • A. 

      Similie

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Sounds

  • 5. 
    Repetition of the first consonant in several of the words in the same phrase is called:
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Similie

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 6. 
    When Spongebob talks, the writers are using a type of figurative language called:
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Comedy

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Text Structure

  • 7. 
    The type of figurative language that has a special meaning different from the actual meaning is called:
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Expression

  • 8. 
    I love mashing melted marshmellows. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Similie

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 9. 
    Her feet are as cold as ice! This is an example of which type of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Similie

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 10. 
    A figure of speech that compares two unlike things by stating that one is the other is called
    • A. 

      Similie

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 11. 
    Animals talking in a childhood story is an example of...
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Cliche

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 12. 
    Imagery is...
    • A. 

      When an author compares two things.

    • B. 

      When an author sets mental pictures or images in the readers head using words.

    • C. 

      Pictures hanging on the wall.

    • D. 

      A cartoon show.

  • 13. 
    The plates danced on the shelves during the earthquake.  This is an example of what type of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 14. 
    This type of figurative language is used when words immitate the actual sound(s) made by the action or event.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Personification

  • 15. 
    The following statement is an example of a which figurative language?      "I have told you a million times to come home at 9:00pm!"
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Mood

    • E. 

      Imagery

  • 16. 
    A reference in a work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Round

    • E. 

      Flat

  • 17. 
    A statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements, but on closer inspection may be true.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Paradox

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Dynamic

    • E. 

      Static

  • 18. 
    An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Paradox

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Analogy

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 19. 
    "Jumbo Shrimp" and "Pretty Ugly" are both examples of:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Imagery

    • E. 

      Allusion

  • 20. 
    "Romeo take me somewhere we can be alone"-Taylor Swift-love story
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Connotation

    • D. 

      Denotation

    • E. 

      Tone