Figure Of Speech ( II - Diamond )

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This quiz is for the assessment of the last lesson in II - Diamond about the figure of speech.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The stars fell down to your beauty ?

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Personification

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Paradox

    Correct Answer
    C. Hyperbole
    Explanation
    The phrase "The stars fell down to your beauty" is an example of hyperbole, which is an exaggeration for emphasis or dramatic effect. This statement suggests that the person's beauty is so extraordinary that it caused the stars to fall down. This is clearly an exaggerated statement, as stars cannot physically fall down to someone's beauty. Hyperbole is often used in literature and poetry to create vivid and exaggerated imagery.

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  • 2. 

    I have a tons of Homework ?

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      Pun

    Correct Answer
    A. Hyperbole
    Explanation
    The correct answer is hyperbole because the phrase "I have a tons of Homework" is an exaggerated statement. It is not meant to be taken literally, as it is impossible to have tons of homework. The use of hyperbole in this sentence helps to emphasize the speaker's feeling of being overwhelmed with a large amount of homework.

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  • 3. 

    The ocean sing with me ?

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Personification

    Correct Answer
    D. Personification
    Explanation
    Personification is the literary device used to give human qualities or characteristics to non-human things. In this case, the ocean is being personified as if it can sing. This suggests that the ocean is being described as having human-like qualities of being able to produce sound or music.

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  • 4. 

    My heart is a lonely hunter ?

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      Hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    A. Metaphor
    Explanation
    The phrase "My heart is a lonely hunter" is comparing the speaker's heart to a lonely hunter. This comparison is not meant to be taken literally, but rather to convey the idea that the speaker's heart is longing for something or someone, just like a lonely hunter is searching for prey. This use of figurative language is a metaphor, as it is a direct comparison between two unrelated things.

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  • 5. 

    Sarah's seven sisters sleep at the sand ?

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Personification

    • C.

      Alliteration

    • D.

      Hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    C. Alliteration
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Alliteration. Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in close proximity. In the given sentence, the words "Sarah's seven sisters sleep at the sand" all start with the same sound "s", creating an alliteration.

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  • 6. 

    The clatter of the  utensils ?

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Onomatopoeia

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Metaphor

    Correct Answer
    B. Onomatopoeia
    Explanation
    The phrase "clatter of the utensils" is an example of onomatopoeia because it imitates the sound of the utensils. Onomatopoeia is a figure of speech in which words are used to imitate sounds. In this case, the word "clatter" mimics the sound of utensils making noise, making it the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    The curved pumpkin smile at me ?

    • A.

      Personification

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Onomatopoeia

    • D.

      Simile

    Correct Answer
    A. Personification
    Explanation
    The correct answer is personification because personification is a figure of speech in which human qualities are attributed to non-human things. In this case, the curved pumpkin is given the human quality of smiling.

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  • 8. 

    Your beauty last forever ?

    • A.

      Pun

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Alliteration

    • D.

      Hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    D. Hyperbole
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hyperbole. Hyperbole is a figure of speech that involves extreme exaggeration for emphasis or dramatic effect. In this case, the statement "Your beauty lasts forever" is an exaggerated claim, as beauty is not something that actually lasts forever. This use of hyperbole adds emphasis and highlights the speaker's admiration for the person's beauty.

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  • 9. 

    Your hair is black as the night ?

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Metaphor

    • D.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    B. Simile
    Explanation
    The given statement "Your hair is black as the night" is comparing the color of the person's hair to the color of the night using the word "as." This is a clear indication that a simile is being used. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two unlike things using the words "like" or "as." In this case, the person's hair is being compared to the darkness of the night, emphasizing its black color.

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  • 10. 

    The granny goose jump at the  lake ?

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Onomatopoeia

    Correct Answer
    B. Alliteration
    Explanation
    Alliteration is a literary device that involves the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in a sentence or phrase. In the given sentence, the words "granny goose" start with the same sound "g," making it an example of alliteration.

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