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

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

It's an essential requirement to have some knowledge of some basic literary terms 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.


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

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 4. 
    Comparing two different things using the words like or as:
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 5. 
    A direct comparison between two objects; does not include like or as:
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 6. 
    Giving human traits to non-living things:
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 7. 
    Using words that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to:
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 8. 
    Obvious and intentional exaggeration:
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 9. 
    I had to wait in line forever for those tickets!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 11. 
    Crocodiles' teeth are sharp daggers, so be careful.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 12. 
    Bumbling Bob blew a chance at batting baseballs with Braves' players.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 13. 
    The baby's skin is as smooth as silk.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    The wilted flowers begged for water.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 16. 
    I listened as my sister threw a huge rock into the river, and it went kerplunk!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Assonance