Take this phenomenal figures of speech quiz for grade 6 today to enhance your knowledge and revise what you already know! When it comes to describing a person as a writer, there are different ways you can choose to describe someone in a story or compare the extensity of what you are trying to put across. Most writers use figures of speech such as similes, metaphors, and personification. Do you know how to distinguish between the three? Take this test and tell us which sentence falls in which category-similes, metaphors, and personification. Fill in the blanks with the correct category.
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Jenny had cooked the candy too long. When she was ready to cut it in squares, it was a rock.
Sue Ann worked hard on her report. After she gave it before the class, she felt light as a feather.
The old car awoke reluctantly from its night's sleep. Coughing and spluttering, it finally broke into a loud roar.
The storm was a savage beast. It took the house in its teeth and shook it.
Wiley was very good at chess. "You have to watch him" his father said. "He's a real fox."
Louis is as strong and tall as a redwood.
Computers talk to one another.
The train whistle screamed as the train flew through the tunnel.
The kitchen is the heart of my mother's house.
The idea was a fire in my head.
The waxed floor was as slippery as an ice rink.
Grandmother's dresser drawers smelled like a rose garden.
The truck groaned under the strain of its load.
The rain formed a curtain of water on the window.
All the world's a stage.
Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
After a week without rain, the flowers begged to be watered.
The ball was thrown like a bullet.
The moon peeked out from behind the clouds.
Fall leaves were strewn like confetti on the path.
The green vines wound their arms around the rusty gate.
The trees of the forest sympathetically watched over the lost child.
After Marshall climbed three flights of stairs, he had to sit down. He was a puffing steam engine.
Barbara's cake for the contest turned out practically perfect - it responded to touch like a sponge.
The day after the rain, the air was clean and fresh. A soft little breeze carried the scent of lilacs.
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