Can You Pass This Figurative Language Quiz?

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Figurative Language Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
    • A. 

      My hair is a vast forest.

    • B. 

      I sat by the river. I lived by the sea. I died by the lake.

    • C. 

      Pants are like legs.

    • D. 

      Dogs dodge digging dandelions.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?
    • A. 

      The truck winked at me.

    • B. 

      Jill choked and said, "These cookies are like Texas dust!"

    • C. 

      Lazy lizards lounge.

    • D. 

      He clattered and clanged as he washed the dishes.

  • 3. 
    Which of the foloowing is an example of a metaphor?
    • A. 

      The glasses smiled at me.

    • B. 

      Cute cats chase toys.

    • C. 

      The clouds are like cotton candy.

    • D. 

      My life is a dream.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of a simile?
    • A. 

      Hiss, slurp, hush, scream - -MOM!

    • B. 

      Hopping hens shop for shoes.

    • C. 

      My hand is as cold as snow.

    • D. 

      The shirt said, "Wear me!"

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of personification?
    • A. 

      I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.

    • B. 

      I am a cloud.

    • C. 

      The cars dance across the icy roads.

    • D. 

      Listen to the bee buzz by.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
    • A. 

      The wind sang her mournful song through the night breeze.

    • B. 

      You'll never put a better bit of butter on your knife.

    • C. 

      My new puppy is light as a feather.

    • D. 

      Chug! The little train rolled over the tracks.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an example of personification?
    • A. 

      The dog was as sad as the color blue.

    • B. 

      The car engine coughed and sputtered as it came to a stop.

    • C. 

      Bang! Splat! The fly is dead!

    • D. 

      My father is a computer.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a pun?
    • A. 

      Our social studies teacher says that her globe means the world to her.

    • B. 

      Seven slippery sankes sat on the sidewalk.

    • C. 

      My baby sister is as cute as a bug in a rug.

    • D. 

      The rain kissed my cheek as it fell.

  • 9. 
    Which of these is an example of hyperbole?
    • A. 

      I've told you a million times to complete your homework!

    • B. 

      This is a fine mess you've got us into.

    • C. 

      The toy store sign read, "Don't feed the animals. They are already stuffed."

    • D. 

      Alice's aunt ate apples and acorns in August.

  • 10. 
    Which of these is an oxymoron?
    • A. 

      Susie wore baggie tights to dance class.

    • B. 

      The starfish only swims at night.

    • C. 

      Mike's microphone made music.

    • D. 

      The daffodils nodded their yellow heads at the walkers.