Writing And Literature Quiz: Do You Know These Literary Terms?

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Do you know different literary terms? Here is a writing and literature quiz for you to help you test your knowledge. Having some knowledge of some basic literary terms is an essential requirement to write something that matters. This quiz is based on some literary terms that define and identify personification, alliteration, hyperbole, assonance, onomatopoeia, metaphor, and simile. Come, take this quiz, and score as much as you can. All the best to you and have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the repetition of the first consonant sound in words?
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 2. 
    Vowel sound's repetition in the middle of words.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 3. 
    Using descriptions to use the five senses of the reader is:
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 4. 
    A direct comparison amongst objects; without including like or as:
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 5. 
    Giving human traits to non-living things:
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 6. 
    Using words that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to:
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 7. 
    Obvious and intentional exaggeration:
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 8. 
    I had to wait in line forever for those tickets!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 9. 
    We need to weed the leafy garden.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 10. 
    Crocodiles' teeth are sharp daggers, so be careful.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 11. 
    Bumbling Bob blew a chance at batting baseballs with Braves' players.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 12. 
    The baby's hand is as smooth as silk.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 13. 
    I tasted sour on my tongue and felt it in the back of my mouth. Then before I reached the door, the sting was burning down my legs and into my Sunday socks. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 14. 
    The wilted flowers begged for water.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 15. 
    I listened as my sister threw a huge rock into the river, and it went kerplunk!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Assonance

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