Identify These Literary Devices! Trivia Quiz

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Identify These Literary Devices! Trivia Quiz

Writers have been making use of different literary devices to create a special and pointed effect in their writing. As an aspiring writer, you are expected to have a deeper meaning of the various devices and how to use them. In the quiz below, you will be expected to deduce which device has been used in writing. Do try it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is an example of an oxymoron?
    • A. 

      Bittersweet

    • B. 

      Smart as a whip

    • C. 

      Sally sells seashells

    • D. 

      Raining cats and dogs

  • 2. 
    The following sentence contains an example of which literary device? Cra-aack! Whumph! The beam broke and fell on them. 
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Oxymoron

  • 3. 
    The following sentence contains an example of which literary device? There are a zillion stars in the sky tonight.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 4. 
    The following sentence contains an example of which literary device? The sky is a rainbow of colors. 
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 5. 
    The following sentence contains an example of which literary device? The boy believed black birds bite. 
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Alliteration

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