Figurative Language And Literary Terms Review Quiz

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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

  • 4. 
    That beat grabbed me and wouldn't let go.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 5. 
    This a comparison where you compare two different things using the words "like" or "as."   
  • 6. 
    This type of figurative language is when you repeat the same beginning sound in two or more words. 
  • 7. 
    This is when you give something that is not human a trait that only humans have. 
  • 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

  • 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

  • 10. 
    The sections of a poem or the paragraphs of a poem are called 
    • A. 

      Paragraphs

    • B. 

      Lines

    • C. 

      Stanzas

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 11. 
    This type of figurative language is used when a person uses exaggeration to explain how good or bad something or someone is. 
  • 12. 
    This type of figurative language appeals to the reader's five senses and uses descriptive words. 
  • 13. 
    The pattern of rhyme used in a poem is known as the 
  • 14. 
    A ______________________  is used to represent something else. For example, a heart is sometimes a _____________ for love. 
  • 15. 
    When two or more words have similar ending sounds such as the words "food" and "mood," then those words _________________. 
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 20. 
    The ______________________ of a story, poem, or song is how it makes the  reader   feel. 
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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