Pa105 Figurative Language

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Pa105 Figurative Language

A quiz over Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Imagery, Symbolism, Tone, Mood, & more. . . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following statement is an example of which figurative language?My mom's voice is annoying as nails scratching against a chalkboard!
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Symbolism

    • D. 

      Mood

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 2. 
    The following statement is an example of a metaphor: "I am a wild tornado when someone makes me angry."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The following statement is an example of a which figurative language?     "I have told you a million times to come home at 9:00pm!"
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Mood

    • E. 

      Imagery

  • 4. 
    Choose the best option listed below?A girl cheats on her Math test at school. Because of the way cheating made her feel, she purposely fails the 2 following Math test to punish herself.
    • A. 

      This represents a feeling of happiness.

    • B. 

      This represents a feeling goofiness.

    • C. 

      This represents a feeling of excitement.

    • D. 

      This represents a feeling laziness & carelessness.

    • E. 

      This represents a feeling guilt and shame.

  • 5. 
    The reader creates the tone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Roses are Red Violets are Blue My world would fall apart If I didn't have you! The tone of this poem is:
    • A. 

      Romantic

    • B. 

      Silly

    • C. 

      Depressing

    • D. 

      Sad

    • E. 

      Emotionless

  • 7. 
    The following statement is an example of a Simile or Metaphor?My sister was as big as a bus when she was pregnant. The following statement is an example of a Simile or Metaphor?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 8. 
    The following statement is an example of a Simile or Metaphor?"My life is an open book."
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 9. 
    Which of the following options would change this statement into a hyperbole?"I am hungry"
    • A. 

      I am starving!

    • B. 

      I am so hungry.

    • C. 

      I haven't eaten.

    • D. 

      I am starving! I feel like I haven't eaten in 10 days!

    • E. 

      I want some food.

  • 10. 
    Connotation is the dictionary definition of a word.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The denotation of the word "dog" is a four legged mammal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Connotation is the emotional association that you have with the word.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following words sound like a positive connotation (association) of the word "slim"?
    • A. 

      Skinny

    • B. 

      Scrawny

    • C. 

      Slender

    • D. 

      Lanky

  • 14. 
    Which of the following words sound like a negative connotation (association) of the word "large"
    • A. 

      Plus Size

    • B. 

      Heavy Set

    • C. 

      Fat

  • 15. 
    Comparing means to point out the similarities in something.Contrasting means to point out the differences in something.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The following are an example of:Harmon's school colors are purple & white.Wyandotte's school colors are red & black.Miss James teaches English.Mr. Campos teaches American History.The cool winters are much more bearable than the hot and miserable summers.
    • A. 

      Contrasting

    • B. 

      Problem / Solution

    • C. 

      Cause & Effect

  • 17. 
    This is an example of Compare & Contrast:The senior class had a food fight in the cafeteria this morning. The administrators wanted to put a stop to their bad behavior so they threatened to cancel prom if the senior's behavior didn't improve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    This is an example of Problem / Solution: The senior class had a food fight in the cafeteria this morning. The administrators wanted to put a stop to their bad behavior so they threatened to cancel prom if the senior's behavior didn't improve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Imagery does the following:
    • A. 

      Paints a picture in the reader's mind

    • B. 

      Allows you to easily imagine you are there

    • C. 

      Appeals to the 5 senses

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 20. 
    This is an example of hyperbole:It is very hot outside.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    This is an example of hyperbole:It's so hot outside I think I'm going to melt!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The following are all examples of ______________.Miss Harrington was a bulldozer, as she came storming through the classroom.You're a hurricane because you destroy everything in your way.School is a prison & I can't wait to get out!
  • 23. 
    The following are all examples of ______________.Your love is like a cool summer's night on a Friday.Your room is like a dumpster, there's trash everywhere!Babysitting is like an extremely hard aerobics class, it gives you a workout!
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