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Figurative Language and Literary Devices

Quiz by Chris Bryan

Grade 9-10
English
New Jersey Student Learning Standards

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Grade 9-10
English
New Jersey Student Learning Standards

RI.9-10.4

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  • Q1
    "His heart was as cold as ice" is an example of what literary device?
    Alliteration
    Metaphor
    Personification
    Simile
    20s
    RI.9-10.4
  • Q2
    "My neighbor was the meanest man in history" is an example of what literary device?
    Idiom
    Hyperbole
    Metaphor
    Juxtaposition
    20s
    RI.9-10.4
  • Q3
    "I'm a little tired after running a marathon" is an example of what literary device?
    Understatement
    Idiom
    Hyperbole
    Repetition
    20s
    RI.9-10.4
  • Q4
    The attitude the author conveys about the subject is known as what?
    Mood
    Personification
    Tone
    Analogy
    20s
    RI.9-10.4
  • Q5
    When a statement's meaning is the opposite of its literal interpretation it is known as what?
    Understatement
    Verbal Mood
    Verbal Irony
    Alliteration
    20s
    RI.9-10.4

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