Figurative Language Quiz

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Can you identify what type of figurative language is present in the given sentence? Take this figurative language quiz to test your knowledge of simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, and irony. Figurative language refers to the words (or groups of words) to build imagery and provide more power to the words. You might have studied about these in your English textbooks. Do you still remember all figurative languages? Let's check it out with the help of the quiz given below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Scenario: After taking the test, you walk out of the room complaining about how badly you scored because you didn't feel like you studied hard enough. You blame both the test and the teacher because of you score. Your teacher looks at you and says, "Well, looks like you tried your best on that one." Which of the following does this scenario best represent?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

    • E. 

      Irony

  • 2. 
    I feel like a beached whale after I eat at Cici's pizza! What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 3. 
    The wind is screaming in my ear today. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 4. 
    You, devil! I can't believe you stole my clicker when I wasn't looking! Mrs. Corlee will think you're flirting with me for sure. Which of the following does this best represent?
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 5. 
    The will slept in the innermost corner of his private safe. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

    • E. 

      Irony

  • 6. 
    You are my sunshine, my only sunshine! You make me happy, when skies are gray. What type of figurative language is used here?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 7. 
    Chocolate is dancing in my mind right now. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Irony

    • E. 

      Metaphor

  • 8. 
    I want chocolate as much as the grim reaper wants to take away your next birthday! What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Irony

  • 9. 
    Every day is a blank page for me. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 10. 
    What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? My mother was the sun and the moon to me.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 11. 
    It's raining cats and dogs. What type of figurative language is used in the sentence?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 12. 
    My legs are rubber after standing all day at school. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

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