Trivia On Literary Terms! Quiz Questions

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Trivia On Literary Terms! Quiz Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An idea, object, or animal that is given the characteristics of a human.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 2. 
    The author's use of clues to hint what will happen later in the story.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 3. 
    The repeating of beginning consonant sounds.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 4. 
    When the author goes back to an earlier time in the story and explains something that will help the reader understand the whole story better.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 5. 
    A comparison of two unlike objects using 'like' or 'as'.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 6. 
    Making a comparison between two unlike objects without using the words like or as.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 7. 
    Using words that sound like the noises they make (buzz)
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 8. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The black truck is a bullet on the highway.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 9. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The principal peacefully plays the piano at night to calm himself down.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 10. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The bar of soap was a slippery eel.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 11. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The trees whispered my name while I sat inf the forest.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 12. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The dog's loud bark shook the house.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 13. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The trees were dancing in the wind.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 14. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The books were borrowed but never brought back!
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 15. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The dog is as big as a moose!
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 16. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The 6th grader's lunch fell to the floor with a splat.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 17. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? My Dad is a bear before his morning coffee.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 18. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? Climbing the stairs was like scaling a mountain!
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 19. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The waves were walking closer and closer to our campsite as strong gusts moved them ashore.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

  • 20. 
    What literary term is used in the following sentence? The hiss of the snake scares me out of my boots.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

    • F. 

      Metaphor

    • G. 

      Flashback

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