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Quiz by Rhonda Pawlik

Grade 5
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Grade 5
English Language Arts
Common Core

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is a SIMILE?
    My dog eats a ton of food each day.
    My dog is a pig when he eats.
    My dog eats like a pig.
    My dogs devours donuts.
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q2
    Which of the following is a METAPHOR?
    I think my sister is as devious as a fox.
    She has my parents snowballed.
    My little sister, Sally, is six.
    My parents think my little sister is an angel.
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q3
    Which of the following is an ONOMATOPOEIA?
    The thunder sounded like a freight train barreling toward us.
    Thunder boomed all around us.
    It's raining cats and dogs outside!
    When we awoke, a storm greeted us.
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q4
    Which of the following is an example of ALLITERATION?
    My grandma has a green thumb.
    The garden is a rainbow of colors.
    Ryan gives Rachel red roses regularly.
    The flowers in the garden beckoned me.
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q5
    Which of the following is an example of PERSONIFICATION?
    Ben likes books about baseball.
    It's time to hit the books.
    My brother is a library of information.
    The book was begging me to pick it up and start reading it.
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q6
    Which of the following is a HYPERBOLE?
    He's been sleeping forever!
    The bed is calling my name.
    Bill got up on the wrong side of the bed today!
    Dad sounds like a saw when he sleeps.
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q7
    Which of the following is an IDIOM?
    Gabby treats her horse like a princess.
    Clip-clop, Sam rode her horse along the path.
    He is a racehorse when he runs.
    Hold your horses!
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q8
    My parents are going to kill me when they see my report card! The sentence is an example of?
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    simile
    idiom
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q9
    The thirsty tomato plant gulped up the rainwater. The sentence is an example of?
    simile
    metaphor
    personification
    idiom
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q10
    You should see her jump. She is a kangaroo. The sentence is an example of?
    personification
    idiom
    metaphor
    simile
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q11
    Don't let the cat out of the bag! The sentence is an example of?
    alliteration
    idiom
    onomatopoeia
    personification
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q12
    The racecar zoomed around the track. The sentence is an example of?
    alliteration
    personification
    idiom
    onomatopoeia
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q13
    Melissa is as sweet as candy. The sentence is an example of?
    personification
    metaphor
    simile
    onomatopoeia
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q14
    Which of the following sentences contains a SIMILE?
    That shirt is bright like the sun.
    I like pizza and pop.
    She is almost as fast as her brother.
    Sheila looks like her mom.
    120s
    L.5.5
  • Q15
    Phyllis found five photographs. The sentence is an example of?
    personification
    idiom
    alliteration
    simile
    120s
    L.5.5

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