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Figurative Language Practice

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  • Q1
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language? The warrior fought like a lion.
    personification
    oxymoron
    simile
    metaphor
    30s
  • Q2
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language? Life is but a dream.
    similie
    alliteration
    metaphor
    oxymoron
    30s
  • Q3
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language. The wind cried in the dark.
    metaphor
    personification
    oxymoron
    oxymoron
    30s
  • Q4
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language? I've told you a million times not to forget your jacket.
    simile
    metynomy
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    30s
  • Q5
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language? sweet sorrow
    hyperbole
    consonance
    metaphor
    oxymoron
    30s
  • Q6
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language? Bonnie read a book by the babbling brook.
    alliteration
    consonance
    hyperbole
    assonance
    30s
  • Q7
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language? He locked the box with the locks.
    hyperbole
    alliteration
    assonance
    consonance
    30s
  • Q8
    The following is an example of which type of figurative language? All mammals named Sam are clammy.
    assonance
    personification
    consonance
    alliteration
    30s
  • Q9
    The following is an example of which literary device? I was just beginning to yawn with nerves thinking he was trying to make a fool of me when I knew his tattarrattat at the door.
    onomatopoeia
    hyperbole
    oxymoron
    metaphor
    30s
  • Q10
    The following is an example of which literary device? We must believe in free will. We have no choice.
    oxymoron
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    personification
    30s

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