Literary Devices MCQ Quiz Test: Trivia!

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Literary Devices MCQ Quiz Test: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The language that describes qualities that cannot be perceived with the five senses.
    • A. 

      Concrete imagery

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Abstract imagery/abstract diction

    • D. 

      Ambiance

  • 2. 
    The opposite of amelioration is?
    • A. 

      Semantic change towards a positive connotation

    • B. 

      Pejoration

    • C. 

      Archaism

    • D. 

      Allusion

  • 3. 
    "Cowards die many times before their deaths" is an example of?
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Parallelism

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Paradox

  • 4. 
    The "This is your brain on drugs" commercial is an example of?
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metonymy

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 5. 
    Define end rhyme.
  • 6. 
    What word(s) are essential in a simile?
  • 7. 
    Complete this analogy: War: sword::Royalty:
  • 8. 
    Personification is a literary device in which abstractions and inanimate objects are given animal qualities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    This sentence contains parallelism: "King Alfred tried to make clear laws that had precision and were equitable."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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