Figures Of Speech Quiz Questions And Answers

10 Questions
Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Read the following figures of speech carefully and choose the best answer to describe what type of figure of speech is being used.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 2. 
    Her hair was like gravy, running brown off her head and clumping up on her shoulders.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 3. 
    There was a loud "THUMP" coming from upstairs. "THUMP,THUMP, THUMP!"
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 4. 
    The phone rang loudly. "RING, RING, RING!"
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 5. 
    Her cheeks are big red apples from the cold. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 6. 
    Life is like a box of chocolate. You never know what your going to get.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 7. 
    The leaves danced in the wind.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 8. 
    It's time to hit the road!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 9. 
    The sun kissed my cold face.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 10. 
    He's as cute as a button.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Idiom

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia