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Figurative Language Quiz - RA

Quiz by Kelli Gilchrist

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  • Q1

    A figure of speech that includes an exaggeration that couldn't possibly happen in real life.

    simile

    hyperbole

    metaphor

    personification

    300s
  • Q2

    A figure of speech that says one thing is the same as something else without using "like" or "as."

    personification

    idiom

    metaphor

    simile

    300s
  • Q3

    Expressions that mean something different than the words in the phrase might indicate.

    hyperbole

    personification

    idiom

    metaphor

    300s
  • Q4

    A figure of speech that compares two things using "like" or "as."

    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    300s
  • Q5

    The act of giving human traits, qualities, or actions to objects, concepts, or animals.

    personification

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    idiom

    300s
  • Q6

    The repetition of the first letter or sound of each word in a sentence, phrase, or poem.

    idiom

    hyperbole

    personification

    alliteration

    300s
  • Q7

    A word that originates from a sound.

    personfication

    onomatopoeia

    hyperbole

    idiom

    300s
  • Q8

    Dinosaurs desperately dug ditches to drive away dangerous dragons.

    simile

    alliteration

    hyperbole

    idiom

    300s
  • Q9

    It was so cold I saw a polar bear wearing a jacket.

    simile

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    metaphor

    300s
  • Q10

    The snow is a white blanket.

    hyperbole

    simile

    metaphor

    alliteration

    300s
  • Q11

    As American as apple pie.

    alliteration

    metaphor

    simile

    idiom

    300s
  • Q12

    Give it a shot.

    idiom

    onomatopoeia

    hyperbole

    personification

    300s
  • Q13

    Lightning danced across the sky.

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    personification

    idiom

    300s
  • Q14

    Snap!

    onomatopoeia

    alliteration

    personification

    hyperbole

    300s
  • Q15

    Larry's lizard likes leaping leopards.

    simile

    idiom

    onomatopoeia

    alliteration

    300s

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