Figure Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

There are different figures of speech that are used to put emphasis on the extent of a behavior or situation. Some of these include Metaphors, Similes and personifications. Test how good your skills are at identifying these...

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    He was as brave as a lion.

Welcome to this figure of speech test quiz. Read the statement and identify whether it is an example of a simile, metaphor, or personification. This quiz has more than 30 questions, try answering them all if you can.

Questions: 32  |  Attempts: 11407   |  Last updated: Nov 21, 2019
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    Jenny cooked the candy too long. When she took it out of the oven it was hard as a rock.

When it comes to describing a person as a writer there are different ways you can choose to describe someone in a story or compare the extensity of what you are trying to put across. Most writers either use figures of speech such...

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Writers throughout time to add color to what they are trying to communicate have used figures of speech. In grammar class, we got to identify the five figures of speech, their use and how to identify them. Do you believe you...

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     She is the apple of my eye.

Figures of speech are the types of words that are formulated to give someone another view other than they’re meaning. Over the past week, we have been able to cover the different figures of speech. The comprehensive test...

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    The chug-a, chug-a, chug-a of the train echoed down the hill, while a cloud of smoke rose up to the western sky.

Figure Of Speech Questions & Answers

What figure of speech is the following? Death! where is thy sting? O Grave!  Where is thy victory?A. Simile2. Metaphor3. Personification...
In Personification inanimate objects and abstract ideas are spoken of as if they were persons or bearing human quality. On the other hand, an apostrophe is a form of personification. In an apostrophe, the writer addresses some inanimate thing or an a
Which figure of speech is right for this sentence? "He was as brave as a lion".
A simile is a right figure of speech that should be used in this sentence. Hence, the correct answer is option A. Simile. Basically, Simile is a figure of speech that involves the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind. Here&
What figure of speech is used here? The wind wrapped its icy fingers around my body.
The answer to this is C. Personification is one of the figures of speech that people use whenever they would like to describe something extreme that people may not understand immediately. In order for people to understand the emotion that is being co
Which type of figure of speech is the following sentence an example of? Who was as brave as a lion?
This is considered to be a simile. This is a type of figure of speech wherein something or someone is compared to another person or item that is completely different from the former. For example, the sentence can be used this way: The rat was as brav