Literary Terms 1

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Literary Terms Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz for metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, and onomatopoeia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following is an example of which literary term? Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there      wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to      dream before                    Edgar Allan Poe, "The Raven"
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 2. 
    The following is an example of which liteary term? A comfortable sofa is fertile soil for a couch potato.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoiea

  • 3. 
    The following is an example of which literary term? I am offering this poem to you, since I have nothing else to give. Keep it like a warm coat When winter comes to cover you           Jimmy Santiago Baca, "I Am Offering This Poem"
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 4. 
    The following is an example of which literary term? The grey-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night.            William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 5. 
    The following is an example of which literary term? Knock-knock Who's there? Boo Boo who? Don't cry, I was only joking
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 6. 
    The following is an example of which literary term? Here once the embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard round the world. —Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The Concord Hymn"
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification