Figurative Language And Literary Terms Review Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Write an original example of a simile.

  • 2. 

    Write an original example of alliteration, imagery, and rhyme. 

  • 3. 

    I am a puppet and you control my strings. 

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    B. Metaphor
    Explanation
    This says one thing IS something different.

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  • 4. 

    That beat grabbed me and wouldn't let go.

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      Rhyme

    Correct Answer
    C. Personification
    Explanation
    The phrase "That beat grabbed me and wouldn't let go" is an example of personification because it gives human characteristics to a non-human object, the beat. By saying that the beat "grabbed" and "wouldn't let go," it is being described as if it has the ability to physically hold onto someone, which is a human characteristic.

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  • 5. 

    This a comparison where you compare two different things using the words "like" or "as."   

    Correct Answer
    simile
    Explanation
    A simile is a figure of speech that compares two different things using the words "like" or "as." In this type of comparison, the writer or speaker is highlighting a similarity between the two things being compared. By using a simile, the writer or speaker can create vivid imagery and make their message more engaging and relatable to the audience.

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  • 6. 

    This type of figurative language is when you repeat the same beginning sound in two or more words. 

    Correct Answer
    alliteration
    Explanation
    Alliteration is a type of figurative language that involves the repetition of the same beginning sound in two or more words. It adds a musical quality to the language and helps create a sense of rhythm and emphasis. By repeating the initial sound, alliteration can also make phrases or sentences more memorable and impactful. Therefore, alliteration is the correct answer for this question.

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  • 7. 

    This is when you give something that is not human a trait that only humans have. 

    Correct Answer
    personification
    Explanation
    Personification is the act of attributing human characteristics or qualities to something that is not human. In this context, the given correct answer refers to the act of giving non-human entities traits that are typically associated with humans. This literary device is often used to make inanimate objects or animals more relatable or to emphasize certain qualities or actions.

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  • 8. 

    This term means you expect one thing to happen, but you get the opposite. 

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Point of view

    • C.

      Irony

    • D.

      Idiom

    Correct Answer
    C. Irony
    Explanation
    Irony is the correct answer because it refers to a situation where the outcome or result is the opposite of what is expected. It involves a contrast between what is said or done and what is actually meant or happens. In this context, the term "irony" perfectly fits the description of expecting one thing to happen but getting the opposite.

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  • 9. 

    This type of figurative language involves words that make a sound or are associated with a sound such as "snap, crackle, pop."

    • A.

      Onomatopoeia

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Metaphor

    Correct Answer
    A. Onomatopoeia
    Explanation
    Onomatopoeia is a type of figurative language that involves words that imitate or represent sounds. It is the use of words that sound like what they describe, such as "snap, crackle, pop." This creates a sensory experience for the reader or listener, as the words themselves mimic the sounds they represent. Alliteration, on the other hand, is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words, while hyperbole is an exaggeration and metaphor is a comparison between two unrelated things.

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  • 10. 

    The sections of a poem or the paragraphs of a poem are called 

    • A.

      Paragraphs

    • B.

      Lines

    • C.

      Stanzas

    • D.

      Repetition

    Correct Answer
    C. Stanzas
    Explanation
    In poetry, stanzas refer to the sections or paragraphs of a poem. They are groups of lines that are separated from each other by a space or a blank line. Stanzas help to organize the poem and give it structure. Each stanza typically contains a set number of lines and follows a specific rhyme scheme or pattern. By dividing the poem into stanzas, the poet can create a rhythm and flow, as well as convey different ideas or emotions within each section.

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  • 11. 

    This type of figurative language is used when a person uses exaggeration to explain how good or bad something or someone is. 

    Correct Answer
    hyperbole
    Explanation
    Hyperbole is a type of figurative language that involves exaggeration to emphasize the extent of something. It is used when a person wants to make a point by overstating how good or bad something or someone is. This technique adds emphasis and impact to the statement, allowing the speaker to convey their message in a more dramatic and memorable way.

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  • 12. 

    This type of figurative language appeals to the reader's five senses and uses descriptive words. 

    Correct Answer
    imagery
    Explanation
    Imagery is a type of figurative language that appeals to the reader's five senses and uses descriptive words. It creates vivid mental images and helps the reader to visualize and experience the text more deeply. By using sensory details, such as sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures, imagery enhances the reader's understanding and emotional connection to the text. It adds depth and richness to the writing, making it more engaging and memorable.

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  • 13. 

    The pattern of rhyme used in a poem is known as the 

    Correct Answer
    rhyme scheme
    Explanation
    The pattern of rhyme used in a poem is known as the rhyme scheme. This refers to the way in which the end sounds of lines in a poem are organized and labeled with letters. Each letter represents a different sound, and lines that have the same sound are given the same letter. The rhyme scheme helps to create a sense of rhythm and structure in the poem, and it can vary from poem to poem.

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  • 14. 

    A ______________________  is used to represent something else. For example, a heart is sometimes a _____________ for love. 

    Correct Answer
    symbol
    Explanation
    A symbol is a visual or abstract representation that is used to convey or represent something else. It is often used to communicate complex ideas or emotions in a simple and easily recognizable way. In this example, a heart is sometimes used as a symbol for love, representing the deep affection and emotional connection between two individuals. Symbols can vary across different cultures and contexts, but they serve as powerful tools for communication and expression.

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  • 15. 

    When two or more words have similar ending sounds such as the words "food" and "mood," then those words _________________. 

    Correct Answer
    rhyme
    Explanation
    When two or more words have similar ending sounds, such as "food" and "mood," it indicates that those words rhyme. Rhyming words have matching sounds at the end, which creates a pleasing and rhythmic effect in language.

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  • 16. 

    This is a type of figurative language where two or more words that are EXACT OPPOSITES are used. Examples include "walking dead, same difference, icy hot, and now and later."

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Oxymoron

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Irony

    Correct Answer
    B. Oxymoron
    Explanation
    An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines two contradictory terms to create a new meaning. In this case, the examples provided in the question, such as "walking dead" and "icy hot," demonstrate the use of exact opposites to convey a deeper meaning. The term "oxymoron" accurately describes this type of figurative language, making it the correct answer.

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  • 17. 

    Which point of view uses "I," "Me," or "My"? 

    • A.

      Third person point of view

    • B.

      Second person point of view

    • C.

      Omniscient point of view

    • D.

      First person point of view

    Correct Answer
    D. First person point of view
    Explanation
    The first person point of view uses pronouns like "I," "Me," or "My" to narrate the story. In this point of view, the narrator is a character in the story and tells the events from their own perspective. This allows the reader to experience the story through the narrator's thoughts, feelings, and experiences.

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  • 18. 

    A conflict between two or more outside things is an example of what type of conflict? 

    • A.

      External

    • B.

      Internal

    • C.

      Difficult

    • D.

      Easy

    Correct Answer
    A. External
    Explanation
    An external conflict refers to a conflict that occurs between a character and an outside force, such as another character, nature, or society. In this case, the conflict is between two or more outside things, indicating that it is an external conflict.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following is an example of an external conflict? 

    • A.

      Penny has to decide what to do about her problem.

    • B.

      Jimmy and Wallace got into an argument over which team was better.

    • C.

      Kristen wonders if she should go out with someone new.

    • D.

      Mike has to decide what to have for dinner.

    Correct Answer
    B. Jimmy and Wallace got into an argument over which team was better.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Jimmy and Wallace got into an argument over which team was better." This is an example of an external conflict because it involves a disagreement between two individuals. The conflict is external because it is between two people and not an internal struggle within one person's mind.

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  • 20. 

    The ______________________ of a story, poem, or song is how it makes the  reader   feel. 

    • A.

      Tone

    • B.

      Mood

    • C.

      Theme

    • D.

      Simile

    Correct Answer
    B. Mood
    Explanation
    The correct answer is mood. The mood of a story, poem, or song refers to the overall emotional atmosphere or feeling that it evokes in the reader. It is the emotional response that the reader experiences while engaging with the piece of literature. The tone, on the other hand, refers to the author's attitude or perspective towards the subject matter. The theme is the underlying message or central idea of the work. Simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using "like" or "as".

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  • 21. 

    The ____________________ is the main character who starts the action and is usually the good guy. 

    • A.

      Protagonist

    • B.

      Antagonist

    • C.

      Round character

    • D.

      Flat character

    Correct Answer
    A. Protagonist
    Explanation
    The protagonist is the main character who starts the action and is usually the good guy. They are the central figure in the story and often face challenges or conflicts that they must overcome. The protagonist is typically the character that the reader or audience sympathizes with and supports throughout the narrative. They drive the plot forward and their actions and decisions have a significant impact on the outcome of the story.

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  • 22. 

    The _____________________ is set by the words the author uses when writing the piece. It can be positive or negative.

    • A.

      Mood

    • B.

      Tone

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Irony

    Correct Answer
    B. Tone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tone". The tone of a piece of writing is determined by the words the author chooses to use, which can create a positive or negative atmosphere. The tone reflects the author's attitude or feelings towards the subject matter and can influence the reader's interpretation of the text. It helps to establish the overall mood or atmosphere of the writing.

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following has an example of simile and metaphor? 

    • A.

      I like chocolate ice cream. It is heaven on Earth.

    • B.

      I am like a river because I like to move fast.

    • C.

      She is a cheetah who runs fast as the wind.

    • D.

      He is brighter than the sun in the sky.

    Correct Answer
    C. She is a cheetah who runs fast as the wind.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She is a cheetah who runs fast as the wind." This sentence contains both a simile and a metaphor. The phrase "She is a cheetah" is a metaphor, as it directly compares the person to a cheetah. The phrase "runs fast as the wind" is a simile, as it uses the word "as" to make a comparison between the person's speed and the speed of the wind.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following examples includes the best example of imagery?

    • A.

      He broke his arm when he fell.

    • B.

      He fell twelve feet and hit the parking lot.

    • C.

      The bone was glistening white against his dark skin .

    • D.

      He screamed loudly.

    Correct Answer
    C. The bone was glistening white against his dark skin .
    Explanation
    The example "The bone was glistening white against his dark skin" includes the best example of imagery because it vividly describes the visual image of a white bone contrasting against dark skin, allowing the reader to form a clear mental picture.

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  • 25. 

    What is the following an example of: Our Mom said, "This place is a zoo and I am the zookeeper."

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Hyperbole

    • C.

      Alliteration

    • D.

      Metaphor

    Correct Answer
    D. Metaphor
    Explanation
    The given sentence is an example of a metaphor. A metaphor is a figure of speech that compares two unlike things by stating that one thing is another. In this case, the speaker is comparing the place they are in to a zoo and themselves to a zookeeper. This comparison helps to create a vivid image and convey the speaker's feelings about the chaotic nature of the place.

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  • 26. 

    What is the following an example of:                 Rika talks as fast as an auctioneer.

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Personification.

    Correct Answer
    C. Simile
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Rika talks as fast as an auctioneer" is an example of a simile. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two unlike things using the words "like" or "as." In this case, Rika's talking speed is being compared to the fast pace at which an auctioneer speaks.

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  • 27. 

    What is the following the best example of:  "Use your staff and rod to beat me black and blue." 

    • A.

      Hyperbole

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Personification

    Correct Answer
    B. Alliteration
    Explanation
    The given phrase "Use your staff and rod to beat me black and blue" is an example of alliteration. Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in close proximity. In this phrase, the "b" sound is repeated in the words "beat," "black," and "blue."

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  • 28. 

    What is the following sentence an example of: My little brother is a pain!

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Hyperbole

    • C.

      Metaphor

    • D.

      Irony

    Correct Answer
    C. Metaphor
    Explanation
    The sentence "My little brother is a pain!" is an example of a metaphor because it is comparing the brother to a pain, suggesting that he is difficult or bothersome. A metaphor is a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things without using "like" or "as". In this case, the brother is not literally a pain, but the statement is meant to convey the idea that he is causing frustration or annoyance.

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  • 29. 

    "She talks a million miles an hour!" The girl does not really talk this fast, so this is an example of ___________________ because it exaggerates. 

    Correct Answer
    hyperbole
    Explanation
    The statement "She talks a million miles an hour!" is an example of hyperbole because it exaggerates the girl's speaking speed. Hyperbole is a figure of speech that involves exaggeration for emphasis or dramatic effect. In this case, the use of "a million miles an hour" is not meant to be taken literally, but rather to emphasize the girl's fast talking speed.

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  • 30. 

    He never lived in the United States but made a 100 on his U.S. history test is an example of irony.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is an example of irony because it presents a situation where someone who has never lived in the United States is able to achieve a perfect score on a U.S. history test. Irony is a literary device that involves a contradiction between what is expected and what actually happens. In this case, it is unexpected for someone who has not lived in the United States to have such a deep knowledge of its history.

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  • 31. 

    A simile must do two things: it must compare and it must use the words "like" or "as." 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because a simile is a figure of speech that compares two different things using the words "like" or "as". The comparison helps to create a vivid image or understanding for the reader by highlighting similarities between the two things being compared. Therefore, for a statement to be considered a simile, it must fulfill both requirements of comparing and using the words "like" or "as".

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  • 32. 

    The following sentence is a simile, true or false? I know it sounds like I'm lyin' but I need to hear your voice or I'm dyin'.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given sentence is not a simile. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two unlike things using the words "like" or "as". In the given sentence, there is no comparison being made using "like" or "as". Instead, it expresses a need to hear someone's voice in an exaggerated way. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 33. 

    "The powdered sugar tickled her nose as she ate the cotton candy" is an example of alliteration and personification.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "The powdered sugar tickled her nose as she ate the cotton candy" is an example of alliteration because it repeats the sound of the letter 't' in "tickled" and "nose." It is also an example of personification because it gives human qualities to powdered sugar by suggesting that it can tickle someone's nose.

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  • 34. 

    "Garrett is a beast on the field" is an example of a ...

    Correct Answer
    metaphor
    Explanation
    The phrase "Garrett is a beast on the field" is an example of a metaphor because it compares Garrett to a beast, suggesting that he is strong, powerful, and dominant in his performance on the field. This comparison is not meant to be taken literally, but rather to convey a vivid image and emphasize Garrett's exceptional skills and abilities.

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  • 35. 

    It is summer and I hear the beach calling my name is an example of ...

    Correct Answer
    personification
    Explanation
    The given sentence "It is summer and I hear the beach calling my name" is an example of personification. Personification is a figure of speech where human characteristics are attributed to non-human entities. In this sentence, the beach is personified as it is given the ability to "call" the person's name, which is a human characteristic.

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  • 36. 

    An idiom is a saying that should  be taken literally such as "Hold your horses" or "hit the books."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    An idiom is a saying that should not be taken literally. It is a phrase or expression that has a figurative meaning that is different from its literal interpretation. Examples like "Hold your horses" and "hit the books" are idioms that convey a message beyond their literal words. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 37. 

    "That really burns me up" is an example of figurative language because 

    • A.

      The speaker did not actually burn up

    • B.

      The statement is a fact

    • C.

      The speaker was hurt after being burned

    • D.

      The statement is an opinion

    Correct Answer
    A. The speaker did not actually burn up
    Explanation
    The phrase "That really burns me up" is an example of figurative language because it uses the phrase "burns me up" to express strong anger or frustration, not literal combustion. This is a common idiom in English language where words or phrases are used in a non-literal way to convey a certain meaning or emotion. In this case, it is used to emphasize the intensity of the speaker's anger, rather than describing an actual physical burning.

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  • 38. 

    How does a metaphor differ from a simile? 

    • A.

      A metaphor uses the words "like," "as" or "than."

    • B.

      A simile is not as powerful as a metaphor.

    • C.

      A metaphor says that one thing becomes another.

    • D.

      A metaphor does not compare anything.

    Correct Answer
    C. A metaphor says that one thing becomes another.
    Explanation
    A metaphor differs from a simile in that it goes beyond simply comparing two things and instead states that one thing becomes another. While a simile uses words like "like," "as," or "than" to make a comparison, a metaphor creates a direct identification between two unrelated things. This makes a metaphor more powerful and impactful than a simile, as it suggests a deeper connection and transformation between the two subjects being compared.

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  • 39. 

    In the following metaphor, what things are being compared? "You are my light in a dark world."

    • A.

      You, dark world

    • B.

      Light, dark world

    • C.

      You, light

    • D.

      My, world

    Correct Answer
    C. You, light
    Explanation
    The metaphor compares "you" to "light" in a "dark world." The phrase "You are my light in a dark world" implies that the person being referred to brings hope, guidance, and positivity to a difficult or challenging situation. The comparison suggests that just as light illuminates darkness and allows us to see, the person being addressed brings brightness and clarity to the speaker's life.

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  • 40. 

    Which of the following contains an example of alliteration? 

    • A.

      The car kept going

    • B.

      The wicked witch of the West

    • C.

      Only choice 1

    • D.

      Both choice 1 and 2

    Correct Answer
    D. Both choice 1 and 2
    Explanation
    Both choice 1 and 2 contain examples of alliteration. Alliteration is a literary device where the same sound or letter is repeated at the beginning of closely connected words. In choice 1, the repetition of the "k" sound in "kept" and "going" is an example of alliteration. In choice 2, the repetition of the "w" sound in "wicked" and "witch" is also an example of alliteration.

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  • 41. 

    Which of the following sentences does not contain onomatopoeia? 

    • A.

      The girl whispered quietly in his ear.

    • B.

      The small boy scurried away and hid.

    • C.

      The oil hissed when it hit the pan.

    • D.

      We heard a loud pop when the cork flew out.

    Correct Answer
    B. The small boy scurried away and hid.
    Explanation
    The sentence "The small boy scurried away and hid" does not contain onomatopoeia because it does not include any words that imitate or suggest sounds. Onomatopoeia is the use of words that resemble or mimic the sounds they describe, such as "whispered," "hissed," and "pop" in the other sentences.

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  • 42. 

    If a character is worried about something and he has to make a plan that is an example of what type of conflict? 

    • A.

      Man vs. man

    • B.

      Man vs. nature

    • C.

      Man vs. self

    • D.

      Man vs. society

    Correct Answer
    C. Man vs. self
    Explanation
    When a character is worried about something and has to make a plan, it indicates an internal conflict within the character. The character is facing a dilemma or struggle within their own thoughts, emotions, or beliefs, trying to make a decision or resolve their worries. This type of conflict is known as "man vs. self." It explores the inner turmoil and personal challenges that the character must overcome.

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  • 43. 

    How many stanzas are in the following selection:                   I will not play at tug o' war.                   I'd rather play at hug o' war.                   Where everyone hugs instead of tugs                   Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug.

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    The given selection consists of two lines that rhyme with each other. This indicates that it is a couplet, which is a pair of lines in a poem. Therefore, the selection has only one stanza.

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  • 44. 

    What is the rhyme scheme for the following poem:Nature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay.

    • A.

      ABCDABCD

    • B.

      AABBCCDD

    • C.

      AABCCBDC

    • D.

      ABABCCDD

    Correct Answer
    B. AABBCCDD
    Explanation
    The correct answer is AABBCCDD because each pair of lines in the poem rhyme with each other. The first two lines rhyme (gold/hold), the next two lines rhyme (flower/hour), and so on. This pattern continues throughout the entire poem, making it AABBCCDD.

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  • 45. 

    What figurative language is used in line 2?  Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.

    • A.

      Rhyme

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Simile

    Correct Answer
    B. Alliteration
    Explanation
    The correct answer is alliteration. Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in close proximity. In line 2, the words "Her hardest hue to hold" have the repetition of the "h" sound, which is an example of alliteration.

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  • 46. 

    What figurative language is used in lines 2 and 3? Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying.

    • A.

      Personification

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Idiom

    Correct Answer
    A. Personification
    Explanation
    The figurative language used in lines 2 and 3 is personification. Personification is the attribution of human characteristics or qualities to something non-human. In these lines, Time is given the human quality of flying, which is not something that Time can physically do. This personification helps to create a vivid image and emphasize the fleeting nature of time.

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  • 47. 

    What figurative language examples are used in the following lines?I heard a fly buzz when I died;The stillness round my formWas like the stillness in the airBetween the heaves of storm.

    • A.

      Onomatopoeia, simile, rhyme

    • B.

      Simile, rhyme

    • C.

      Onomatopoeia, rhyme

    • D.

      Onomatopoeia, rhyme, hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    A. Onomatopoeia, simile, rhyme
    Explanation
    The first example of figurative language used in the given lines is onomatopoeia, as the word "buzz" imitates the sound of a fly. The second example is a simile, as it compares the stillness around the speaker's form to the stillness in the air between the heaves of a storm. The third example is rhyme, as the words "died" and "form" rhyme with each other.

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  • 48. 

    "The wind whooshed through the girl's hair" includes an example of ...

    • A.

      Alliteration, hyperbole

    • B.

      Onomatopoeia, symbol

    • C.

      Alliteration, onomatopoeia

    • D.

      Onomatopoeia, hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    C. Alliteration, onomatopoeia
    Explanation
    The phrase "The wind whooshed" is an example of onomatopoeia because it imitates the sound of the wind. Additionally, the repetition of the "w" sound in "wind whooshed" is an example of alliteration. Therefore, the correct answer is alliteration, onomatopoeia.

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  • 49. 

    What is the best explanation for the theme or meaning of this poem?Nature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay.

    • A.

      Things in nature are green

    • B.

      Nothing lasts forever

    • C.

      Beauty does not die

    • D.

      Enjoy nature

    Correct Answer
    B. Nothing lasts forever
    Explanation
    The poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost explores the theme of impermanence and the fleeting nature of beauty. It suggests that just like the first green of nature, which turns to gold and eventually fades away, everything in life is temporary and nothing can last forever. The poem uses the imagery of nature to convey this message, drawing parallels between the changing seasons and the inevitable passage of time. Through this, the poem reminds us to appreciate and cherish the beauty and moments in life, as they are ephemeral and will eventually fade away.

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  • 50. 

    The troublemaker or person/thing against the main character is the ...

    • A.

      Protagonist

    • B.

      Conflict

    • C.

      Antagonist

    • D.

      Hero

    Correct Answer
    C. Antagonist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is antagonist. In a story, the antagonist is the character or force that opposes the main character, creating conflict and obstacles for them to overcome. The antagonist is typically portrayed as the "troublemaker" or the one who creates problems for the protagonist. They serve as the main source of opposition and tension in the narrative.

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Bonnie Assef |English Language Arts
Bonnie is a high school English Language Arts (ELA) teacher who also works part-time as an instructional technology coach.

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