Identify All These Figures Of Speech Quiz

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Figure Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

Figures of speech are used to give meaning to action other than their literal meaning. Figures of speech can be classified into four types. Have you been paying attention when we covered this topic in grammar class? See if you can identify these types of figurative language? Let's play this quiz and learn more about the figure of speech as we test your ability!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    His new shoes were so big they looked like boats.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Hyperbole

  • 2. 
    Before the storm, the sky got as dark as midnight.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 3. 
    The big, brown bear bounded over the stream.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 4. 
    The clang of the bell woke the sleeping dog.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 5. 
    Life is a roller coaster.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 6. 
    The bright, blue balls looked gorgeous on the Christmas tree.
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Comparing loves and roses makes this a metaphor while repeating the "r" also makes alliteration. Sorry, I tricked you!

  • 8. 
    Ker-blam went the door as the wind blew it closed.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Hyperbole