Figurative Language: Similes, Metaphors, And Personification

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Personification Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess how accurately a student can define, identify, and explain examples of similes, metaphors, and personification.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A simile is...
    • A. 

      When you compare two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"

    • B. 

      When you compare two unlike things using a form of "be"

    • C. 

      When you give human qualities or abilities to something that is nonhuman

  • 2. 
    A metaphor is...
    • A. 

      When you compare two unlike things using a form of "be"

    • B. 

      When you give human qualities or abilities to something that is nonhuman

    • C. 

      When you compare two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"

  • 3. 
    Personification is...
    • A. 

      When you compare two unlike things using a form of "be"

    • B. 

      When you compare two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"

    • C. 

      When you give human qualities or abilities to something that is nonhuman

  • 4. 
    Her hair is as shiny as ebony.This is...
    • A. 

      A simile

    • B. 

      A metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 5. 
    The fog crept on little cat feet.This is...
    • A. 

      A simile

    • B. 

      A metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 6. 
    The boys dove on the ball like angry dogs snarling for a bone.This is...
    • A. 

      A simile

    • B. 

      A metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 7. 
    The students were like ants crowded around the pizza box.This is...
    • A. 

      A simile

    • B. 

      A metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 8. 
    He is a strong as an ox.This is...
    • A. 

      A simile

    • B. 

      A metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 9. 
    The river moaned as it ran across the rocks.This is...
    • A. 

      A simile

    • B. 

      A metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 10. 
    Anyone who eats a whole pizza without sharing is a hog.This is...
    • A. 

      A simile

    • B. 

      A metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

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