What Is Imagery? Quiz

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What Is Imagery? Quiz - Quiz

Do you understand imagery and its types? If you know what imagery is, take this imagery quiz to test your knowledge. Here, you need to decide what sense the bold words appeal to. We have got a few imagery examples for you where you need to pick the correct sense. You must give this quiz a try and see how much you score. All the best for a perfect score! Do not forget to share the quiz with others.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is imagery?

    • A.

      Character development

    • B.

      Vivid sensory description

    • C.

      Interesting dialogue

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Vivid sensory description
    Explanation
    Imagery refers to the use of descriptive language that creates vivid sensory experiences for the reader. It involves using words and phrases that appeal to the five senses, such as sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell, to paint a clear and detailed picture in the reader's mind. This can help to bring a story or scene to life, making it more engaging and memorable for the reader. Therefore, the correct answer is "vivid sensory description."

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  • 2. 

    Many writers create imagery through figurative language. Which is NOT a type of figurative language?

    • A.

      Theme

    • B.

      Similie

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      Metaphor

    Correct Answer
    A. Theme
    Explanation
    The question asks for a type of figurative language that is NOT included in the given options. The options provided are simile, personification, and metaphor, which are all examples of figurative language. However, "theme" is not a type of figurative language. Theme refers to the underlying message or central idea of a literary work, while figurative language involves the use of words or expressions that are not meant to be taken literally. Therefore, "theme" is the correct answer as it does not belong to the category of figurative language.

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  • 3. 

    "The thunder clapped loudly, shaking the house."

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Taste

    • C.

      Touch

    • D.

      Sound

    Correct Answer
    D. Sound
    Explanation
    The given sentence describes the sound of thunder clapping loudly, which caused the house to shake. Therefore, the correct answer is sound.

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  • 4. 

    “There is a place where the sidewalk ends and before the street begins, and there the grass grows soft and white.”

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Touch

    • E.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    A. Sight
    Explanation
    “The grass grows … white” tells us what the grass looks like.

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  • 5. 

    “He shrieked and screamed and rolled around.”

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Touch

    • E.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    B. Sound
    Explanation
    These words tell us about the sounds that the little boy is making.

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  • 6. 

    “There's a Polar Bear In our Frigidaire-- He likes it 'cause it's cold in there,”

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Touch

    • E.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    D. Touch
    Explanation
    These words tell us how the refrigerator feels inside -- it's cold!

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  • 7. 

    “And he lets out a roar. If you open the door.”

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Touch

    • E.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    B. Sound
    Explanation
    These words tell us what the bear sounds like.

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  • 8. 

    “Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me too, Over the sun and beyond the blue,”

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Touch

    • E.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    A. Sight
    Explanation
    These words make us see the sun and the blue sky.

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  • 9. 

    “And then one day he took a bit And started chewing with delight, But found his mouth was stuck quite tight From that last bite of peanut-butter sandwich,”

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Touch

    • E.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    C. Taste
    Explanation
    These words make us taste the peanut butter sandwich - yum!

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  • 10. 

    “I tried on the summer sun, Felt good. Nice and warm -- knew it would,”

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Touch

    • E.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    D. Touch
    Explanation
    These words make us feel the warm sunlight.

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