Form Of Figurative Language Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 159

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Figurative Language Quizzes & Trivia

English language is generally seen as an easy to speak and understand language. However some people have a hard time understanding when one is speaking figuratively. Figurative language is language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Take the quiz and see how conversant you are with the language.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Another example of alliteration is""The cat sat on the mat" 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    1. Snap, crackle, and pop are examples of this. 
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 3. 
    This is the giving of human qualities to non-human things.
  • 4. 
    He is a strong as an ox" is an example of a ________________.   
  • 5. 
    I was so embarrassed that I wanted to die is an example of a _______________.
  • 6. 
    1. Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    And I will return, my love, / even if it were a million miles.      
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 8. 
    She soothed her secret sorrow.   
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 9. 
    The streets were strange and still, / Through the doors of the open churches     The organs were moaning shrill.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 10. 
    Their thoughts were like golden birds.  
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 11. 
    The detective listened to her tales with a wooden face. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 12. 
    Her eyes were fireflies.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 13. 
    ____________ is a comparison that does not use "like" or "as"
  • 14. 
    The trees danced to the music of the wind. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 15. 
    Type response below