Figurative Language MCQ Exam Quiz!

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Figurative Language MCQ Exam Quiz!

How does figurative language help us with our communication skills? Using figurative language effectively communicates something that is not easily understood because of its abstract nature or complexity. It does not give you a literal explanation, but it does try to convey an idea of a subject through comparison. For this quiz, you will choose which type of figure of speech each one represents. It would help if you took this great quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The sea glittered like diamonds under lights is an example of:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 2. 
    The sun is smiling is an example of:
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 3. 
    Zoom, bang, smash are examples of:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Similie

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 4. 
    You are my sunsine is an example of:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 5. 
    Opportunity knocked on the door is an example:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 6. 
    We fought like cats and dogs is an example of:
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 7. 
    She was out like a light is an example of:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 8. 
    You could have knocked me over with a feather is an example of:
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 9. 
    Susie sat by the seashore is an example of:
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 10. 
    I'm so tired, I could sleep for a year is an example of:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

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