Required Terms Practice Quiz

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Literary Terms Quizzes & Trivia

Practice quiz for literary terms, AP terms, and figurative language.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "O brawling love, O loving hate" (Shakespeare) is an example of
    • A. 

      Oxymoron

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 2. 
    "I'm so hungry I could eat a horse" is an example of
    • A. 

      Oxymoron

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 3. 
    "Old age slaps you in the face" is an example of
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    "You're driving me up a wall" is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Paradox

  • 5. 
    "It was raining so hard, I thought I might have to build an ark" is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 6. 
    "The kitchen is the heart of my home" is an example of
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 7. 
    "He's like a snake in the grass." is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 8. 
    "If you run in front of a car, you will get tired" is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Pun

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 9. 
    "That guy is really successful; he's another King Midas" is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Allusion

  • 10. 
    "Freedom is slavery" is an example of
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Paradox

    • D. 

      Understatement