Literary Devices And Terms

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Literary Devices Quizzes & Trivia

Literature has for a long time now been a creative escape for many people. Through it we have writers, stories, singers, movies just to mention but a few. Take up the literary devices and terms quiz below and learn more.


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  • 1. 
    The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words within the same  line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 2. 
    An intended extreme exaggeration.
    • A. 

      Free Verse

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 3. 
    A reference to a well-known place, event, person, literary work, or work of art.
    • A. 

      Consonance

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 4. 
    2 rhyming words that are in 2 lines consecutively and rhyme. (.....love                                                                                                         ....dove)
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 5. 
    The repetition of vowel sounds within the same line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Extended Metaphor

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 6. 
    A figure of speech in which a direct comparison is made between 2 unlike subjects.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 7. 
    A group of lines in a poem that contain the same thematic idea, meter, or rhyme pattern.
    • A. 

      Verbal Irony

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Stanza

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 8. 
    The repetition of consonant sounds within words in the same line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Consonance

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Sonnet

  • 9. 
    A writer's attitude toward the subject which he or she is writing.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Situational Irony

  • 10. 
    A figure of speech in which "like" or "as" is used to compare unlike subjects.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 11. 
    A 14 line poem usually written in rhymed iambic parameter that usually has a theme surrounding some type of love.
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Shakespearean

    • C. 

      Couplet

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 12. 
    Use of descriptive words and phrases that appeal to the five senses
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 13. 
    A line of poetry where the rhyme occurs inside the line.
    • A. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Blank Verse

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 14. 
    The rhythmical patterns or beat in a line of poetry
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      End Rhyme

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 15. 
    A figure of speech in which a comparison of two unlike things is developed throughout several lines of a poem.
    • A. 

      Extended Metaphor

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Free Verse

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 16. 
    A figure of speech in which a comparison of two unlike things is hinted at indirectly.
    • A. 

      Implied Metaphor

    • B. 

      Consonance

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 17. 
    The words at the end of a line that rhymes.
    • A. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      End Rhyme

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    A form of poetry without any rhyme or meter.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Free Verse

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 20. 
    A sound device in which the spelling of the word demonstrates the actual sound it is intended to make
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 21. 
    A person or object that represents another object or idea.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • D. 

      Couplet

  • 22. 
    A type of poetry that employs unrhymed iambic pentameter
    • A. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Blank Verse

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 23. 
    My friends consider Harold to be a food connoisseur. They know that he is very much knowledgeable in things related to food.
    • A. 

      Cook

    • B. 

      Expert

    • C. 

      Admirer

    • D. 

      Lover

  • 24. 
    They say that he can identify and pinpoint the distinct flavors and tastes of each of the ingredients found in the food he samples.
    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Artificial

    • C. 

      Combined

    • D. 

      Different

  • 25. 
    What is spoken is different from what is meant
    • A. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • B. 

      Verbal Irony

    • C. 

      Sonnet

    • D. 

      Situational Irony

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