Figures Of Speech Exercises Quiz!

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Figures Of Speech Exercises Quiz!

Writers have been using figures of speech throughout time to add color to what they are trying to communicate. In grammar class, we got to identify the five figures of speech, their use, and how to identify them. Do you believe you understood all that was covered? Test how correct your answer is by taking up the test below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     She is the apple of my eye.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

  • 2. 
    Father Anthony cried a river of tears.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

  • 3. 
    My mother is like a star in the sky.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    The trees are dancing together with the wind.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

  • 5. 
    You are the sunshine of my life.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

  • 6. 
    Necessity is the mother of invention.
    • A. 

      Eponymy

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

  • 7. 
    The Titanic was said to be unsinkable but sunk on its very first voyage.
    • A. 

      Paradox

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Understatement

  • 8. 
    He said it was just a small scratch referring to a large dent.
    • A. 

      Understatement

    • B. 

      Synecdoche

    • C. 

      Irony

  • 9. 
    Winners never quit, and quitters never win. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Epigram

    • C. 

      Irony

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 10. 
    Every calendar's days are numbered. 
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Epigram

    • C. 

      Pun

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