Figurative Language Quizzes & Trivia

This one is for all of the poets out there. Just kidding, all of us have used this type of communication at one point or another throughout our lives. It’s probably true, though, that most of us have used this when we’ve been in love, Figurative language is an integral part of our personalities though and without it we would find it incredibly hard to express our feelings in an artistic manner.

So, check out these samples from our figurative language trivia: An extended metaphor is metaphor that is continued over what? Personification is the attribution of a personal nature or character to what? Hyperbole is a figure of speech which uses an extravagant or exaggerated statement to express what? Find out more only with our figurative language trivia.
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    A figure of speech that uses "like" or "as" to compare to dissimilar things is called:

How do you use figurative language, and would you be able to pass this quiz? Regarding this quiz, you should be aware of how to use figurative language in a sentence. This quiz revolves around many types of figurative language....

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    “Her face is like a sunbeam,” is an example of what type of figurative language?


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    _________ is a comparison figurative piece of language that uses 'like' or 'as'.

Take a figurative language quiz to test your knowledge of the simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, and irony.

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    Scenario: After taking the test, you walk out of the room complaining about how badly you scored because you didn't feel like you studied hard enough.  You blame both the test and the teacher because of you score.  Your teacher looks at you and says, "Well, looks like you tried your best on that one."  Which of the following does this scenario best represent?

How does figurative language help us with our communication skills? Using figurative language effectively communicates something that is not easily understood because of its abstract nature or complexity. It does not give you a...

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    The sea glittered like diamonds under lights is an example of:

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Want to enhance your knowledge of figurative language? This quiz is helpful as a lesson in grammar. With this quiz, you will be asked to choose the best figure of speech between simile, metaphor, personification, and...

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We use figurative language in our everyday life, and we have a quiz that reflects exactly this. Writers typically use figurative language to make their work sound more interesting. For example, you could say, “These...

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Do you ever utilize figures of speech? This use could be a simile, metaphor, or personification. These forms of language go beyond the literal meaning of the words to describe the sentence or phrase's subject. For example,...

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Check out our online quiz with well-researched questions about the figurative language where you will be asked to identify as well as interpret similes, metaphors, personification, alliteration, and onomatopoeia. Good Luck, we...

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Read the questions.  Tell me what type of figurative language is being used.

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Figurative language quiz: ultimate test trivia! There are a lot of people who do not understand different concepts of figurative language and as a writer you should make it a priority to do just that. How many metaphors, similes...

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Figurative language quiz: trivia exam! In the English language figurative language is a form of language where a writer or speaker chooses to use a word in a way that gives it a deeper meaning or makes it colorful to the reader....

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

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Simile, Metaphor or Personifaction

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Figurative language is what a paintbrush is to an artist. It is used expand a readers imagination and interpretation an example of this is use a similes and metaphors. How good are you at distinguishing different types of...

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English language is generally seen as an easy to speak and understand language. However some people have a hard time understanding when one is speaking figuratively. Figurative language is language that uses words or...

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This quiz covers the various types of figurative language we have covered in class.  You will be asked to identify as well as interpret similes, metaphors, personification, alliteration, and onomatopoeia.

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