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

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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: 51117   |  Last updated: Oct 7, 2020
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    Jenny cooked the candy too long. When she took it out of the oven it was hard as a rock.

Some people find it hard to identify different figures of speech. By the end of the topic, you should not be among them, considering how much we have learned. Read the following figures of speech carefully and choose the best...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 15648   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    My teacher has eyes in the back of her head.

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...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 22662   |  Last updated: Oct 12, 2020
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     She is the apple of my eye.


Figure Of Speech Questions & Answers

What figure of speech is the following?
Personification is the act of attributing human characteristics to non-human or inanimate objects. The most appropriate answer to this question would have been apostrophe rather than personification. Apostrophe is a part of speech that addresses ina
Which figure of speech is right for this sentence?
A simile is a right figure of speech that should be used in this sentence. Hence, the correct answer is Simile. Basically, Simile is a figure of speech that involves the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind. Here 
What figurative speech is used here?
Figurative speech is often used in literature. You can find them in poetry mostly and in some short stories. They are used in order to compared nouns or actions and it makes it more specific. Some of the main types of figurative language or speech in
What figure of speech is present here: "The trees of the forest sympathetically watched over the lost child"? 
It's personification trees don't have eyes, 'human-like trait', so they cant watch the lost child sympathetically. this is so misleading. get your facts straight.
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