Figurative Language And Poetry Quiz Questions

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Figurative Language Quizzes & Trivia

Read the questions.   Tell me what type of figurative language is being used.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    She is like the wind.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 2. 
    He is a monster when he doesn't get his way.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 3. 
    Who let the cat out of the bag?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 4. 
    The ocean waves carried the girl back to shore.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 5. 
    You're skating on thin ice mister.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 6. 
    They were a nightmare to work with yesterday!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 7. 
    The sun smiled down on us.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 8. 
    Sweet sugar seasoned the cookies.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 9. 
    She was a graceful as a swan during the ballet recital.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 10. 
    The scream of the siren woke him up.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 11. 
    The frog waltzed over to the lilly pad.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 12. 
    Her eyes were the center of the storm.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 13. 
    You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 15. 
    My backpack is as heavy as lead.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 16. 
    Pop! The car rattled down the road with a flat tire.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 17. 
    That icecream is heaven.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 18. 
    The color yellow is a friendship rose.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 19. 
    Tired and true may love transcend time.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 20. 
    It cost her an arm and a leg to buy those clothes!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 21. 
    In poetry, a group of lines placed together is called a what?
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Row

    • D. 

      Paragraph

  • 22. 
    The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables is called ____________________.
    • A. 

      Rhyme

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Pattern

    • D. 

      Song

  • 23. 
    Choose to chance the rapids and dare to dance the tide is an example of:
    • A. 

      Personification and end rhyme

    • B. 

      Alliteration and end rhyme

    • C. 

      Personification and internal rhyme

    • D. 

      Alliteration and internal rhyme

  • 24. 
    The speaker of the poem is:
    • A. 

      The poet

    • B. 

      The author

    • C. 

      The narrator

    • D. 

      The writer

  • 25. 
    What is the rhyme scheme of the following poem?My dog eats candyHer name is SandyShe likes to eat my pantsand occasionally eats antsshe drives my family crazyas she seldom is lazyrunning here and running thereSandy's going everywhere!
    • A. 

      Aabbccdd

    • B. 

      Abcdabcd

    • C. 

      Bcadcabd

    • D. 

      Adbcadcb