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Figurative Language Assessment

Quiz by Lydia Echols

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    A funny exaggeration is called a/an...
    Oxymoron
    Alliteration
    Hyperbole
    Metaphor
    60s
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  • Q2
    What is it called when you give human qualities to something that is not human?
    Onomatopoeia
    Personification
    Hyperbole
    Idiom
    60s
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  • Q3
    The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words is called...
    Alliteration
    Idiom
    Metaphor
    Simile
    60s
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  • Q4
    A comparison using like or as is a/an...
    Simile
    Onomatopoeia
    Hyperbole
    Metaphor
    60s
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  • Q5
    An expression that is not meant to be taken literally is a/an...
    Onomatopoeia
    Metaphor
    Idiom
    Personification
    60s
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  • Q6
    Words that resemble the sound they describe are a/an
    Onomatopoeia
    Personification
    Metaphor
    Hyperbole
    60s
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  • Q7
    A comparison of two nouns that don't use like or as is a/an...
    Simile
    Idiom
    Metaphor
    Hyperbole
    60s
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  • Q8
    "The rain falls like the sun, rising upon the mountains." What type of figurative language is this?
    Hyperbole
    Simile
    Idiom
    Metaphor
    60s
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  • Q9
    "The fly buzzed past us." What type of figurative language is this?
    Personification
    Simile
    Alliteration
    Onomatopoeia
    60s
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  • Q10
    "The sunflowers nodded their yellow heads." What type of figurative language is this?
    Onomatopoeia
    Personification
    Metaphor
    Simile
    60s
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  • Q11
    "Charming children chat in the corner." What type of figurative language is this?
    Personification
    Idiom
    Alliteration
    Hyperbole
    60s
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  • Q12
    "We had to wait forever!" What type of figurative language is this?
    Hyperbole
    Simile
    Metaphor
    Personification
    60s
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  • Q13
    "My life is a dream of wonders." What type of figurative language is this?
    Personification
    Metaphor
    Idiom
    Simile
    60s
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  • Q14
    "It really burned me up when you yelled at me." What type of figurative language is this?
    Alliteration
    Idiom
    Simile
    Personification
    60s
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  • Q15
    "He clattered and clanged as he washed the dishes." What type of figurative language is this?
    Onomatopoeia
    Alliteration
    Personification
    Idiom
    60s
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