Figurative Langauge And Poetry

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Figurative Language Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A type of figurative language that gives human traits or characteristics to nonliving objects is called ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Metaphor

  • 2. 
    A type of figurative language that uses the beginning sound in words repeatedly in a phrase or sentence is called ________________________________.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 3. 
    This type of figurative language is used when words immitate the actual sound(s) made by the action or event.  Examples include "clang" and "whoosh."
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    Figurative language is used in writing to make the writing more interesting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    "The dog is a rocket, shooting off the porch to chase the mailman" is an example of a metaphor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The plates danced on the shelves during the earthquake is an example of what type of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 7. 
    The students sat sipping sodas silently at the show is an example of:
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an example of a hyperbole?
    • A. 

      I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.

    • B. 

      She's a brick house.

    • C. 

      Our love is like a rose garden.

    • D. 

      The water beckoned invitingly to the hot swimmers.

  • 9. 
    Identify the metaphor.
    • A. 

      The video camera observed the whole scene.

    • B. 

      My mom is so gonna kill me.

    • C. 

      You are my sunshine.

    • D. 

      Sheena's hair is like golden rays of sun.

  • 10. 
    Identify the example of personification.
    • A. 

      The couch is the throne of the living room.

    • B. 

      You could have knocked me over with a feather.

    • C. 

      The delicious deli is open on Sundays.

    • D. 

      The rain kissed my cheeks as it fell.

  • 11. 
    The following sentences is an example of what type of figurative language: He was as tall as a tree.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 12. 
    The following sentences is an example of what type of figurative language: Juliet is the sun.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 13. 
    The following sentences is an example of what type of figurative language: The terribly tall tailor took my tools.
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 14. 
    What is rhyme?
    • A. 

      When a word is repeated twice

    • B. 

      When two or more words have the same sound

    • C. 

      When two words are the same but have a different spelling and meaning

  • 15. 
    What is Rhyme Scheme?
    • A. 

      It is a poem without any words

    • B. 

      It is a type of poem

    • C. 

      A pattern of accented and unaccented syllables

  • 16. 
    What is Stanza?
    • A. 

      A number of lines that divides the poem into sections

    • B. 

      The rhythm of the poem

    • C. 

      How the poem makes you feel

  • 17. 
    A line of poetry where the rhyme occurs inside the line.
    • A. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Blank Verse

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 18. 
    The rhythmical patterns or beat in a line of poetry
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      End Rhyme

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 19. 
    The words at the end of a line that rhymes.
    • A. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      End Rhyme

  • 20. 
    The intentional matching or repetition of sounds at the end of a line or poetry
    • A. 

      Free Verse

    • B. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 21. 
    A form of poetry witout any rhyme or meter.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Free Verse

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 22. 
    A type of figurative language that compares one thing to another thing by stating that something "is" another thing.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Personification

  • 23. 
    Who are what are the Sneetches?
    • A. 

      Sea animals

    • B. 

      A constellation of stars

    • C. 

      Imaginary creatures

    • D. 

      A kind of star fish

  • 24. 
    The poem states, "They had stars upon thars!" What does the word thars mean?
    • A. 

      A Sneetch word for bellies

    • B. 

      Theirs

    • C. 

      A sneetch measurement similar to yards

    • D. 

      Jars

  • 25. 
    Which phrase best describes the tone of the poem?
    • A. 

      Humorous and clever

    • B. 

      Serious and concerned

    • C. 

      Suspicious and businesslike

    • D. 

      Moralistic and observant

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