Quiz: Figurative Language Questions! Exam

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Quiz: Figurative Language Questions! Exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A fixed distinctive expression whose meaning cannot be deduced from the combined meaning of its actual words.
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 2. 
    What is the formation or use of the a word that imitates the sound associated with something?
  • 3. 
    A hyperbole is an obvious exaggeration used for effect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This is a figure of speech that draws a comparison between two different things, especially a phrase containing the word "like" or "as."
  • 5. 
    A metaphor is used to describe somebody or something of a word or a phrase that is not meant literally but by means of a vivid comparison. For example, Tom is a snake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The attribution of human qualities to objects or abstract notions.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 7. 
    A poetic or literary effect achieved by using several words that begin with the same or similar consonants
    • A. 

      metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 8. 
    Imagery is when you set a mental picture produced by the memory or imagination or conjure them up by using the 5 senses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What type of figurative language is this example?  The lazy lizard leaped lazily on the log.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 10. 
    The air was like a stagnant lake is a simile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    "The flowers gently waved in the lightly scented breeze," is an example of a metaphor.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 12. 
    The expression, "It's raining cats and dogs," is a________________
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 13. 
    "I could eat a million of those chips," is an example of what type of figurative language?