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Figurative Language

Quiz by Victoria

Grade 6
English Language Arts - Next Generation (2017)
New York State Next Generation Standards

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Grade 6
English Language Arts - Next Generation (2017)
New York State Next Generation Standards

6L5

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  • Q1
    What is a simile?
    a comparison
    a metaphor
    a bird
    A comparison using like or as
    15s
    6L5
  • Q2
    What figurative language is being used in the following sentence? He and the turtle moved the same. They were both slow and steady.
    simile
    metaphor
    personification
    hyperbole
    15s
    6L5
  • Q3
    A man had to go to the store to grab a loaf of bread. He arrived to the store just as it began to rain, so he got out of his car and ran as fast as he could. When he got there, the store clerk told him, that he could outrun a cheetah. What figurative language did the store clerk use?
    simile
    hyperbole
    personification
    onomatopoeia
    15s
    6L5
  • Q4
    What figurative language is being used in this picture?
    Question Image
    onomatopoeia
    personification
    metaphor
    simile
    15s
    6L5
  • Q5
    What figurative language is this word an example of?
    Question Image
    personification
    onomatopoeia
    hyperbole
    simile
    15s
    6L5
  • Q6
    When someone says, "Break a leg," what do they mean?
    Hope your leg breaks
    See you soon.
    Good luck
    You are tired.
    15s
    6L5
  • Q7
    What is the definition of figurative language?
    When a phrase does not mean what it literally says in order to get a deeper meaning across
    When a phrase is a longer sentence and means exactly what it says just to say it
    When a phrase means what it says
    15s
    6L5

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