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Figurative Language-similes, idiom, hyperboles and personification

Quiz by Dawn Brovold

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  • Q1
    I would like to attend the Macy's Day Parade before I kick the bucket.
    personification
    idiom
    hyperbole
    simile
    120s
  • Q2
    When the teacher was assisting another student, Fin was tapping on her shoulder, so she turned to him and said, "Would you please hold your horses."
    hyperbole
    personification
    simile
    idiom
    120s
  • Q3
    The fire guarded Brian against the mosquitoes.
    hyperbole
    idiom
    personification
    simile
    120s
  • Q4
    I didn't sleep well last night, so I am going to hit the hay early.
    personification
    idiom
    simile
    hyperbole
    120s
  • Q5
    I would love to go skiing in Colorado for the weekend, but it would cost an arm and a leg.
    hyperbole
    simile
    personification
    idiom
    120s
  • Q6
    The happy crackle of the fire comforted Brian.
    personification
    hyperbole
    simile
    idiom
    120s
  • Q7
    The car horn squealed to alert us that they had finally arrived.
    personification
    idiom
    simile
    hyperbole
    120s
  • Q8
    The sky wept tears of joy.
    hyperbole
    idiom
    simile
    personification
    120s
  • Q9
    The skyscraper punched the blue sky.
    idiom
    hyperbole
    simile
    personification
    120s
  • Q10
    My grandfather is older than the hills.
    idiom
    hyperbole
    personification
    simile
    120s
  • Q11
    Since everyone in the class was assigned a lot of homework, we are all in the same boat.
    idiom
    simile
    personification
    hyperbole
    120s
  • Q12
    When she saw the A on her paper, her smile was a mile wide.
    simile
    hyperbole
    personification
    idiom
    120s
  • Q13
    I love pizza and I can smell it from a mile away.
    hyperbole
    personification
    idiom
    simile
    120s
  • Q14
    My cat's eyes are black as coal.
    personification
    metaphor
    simile
    idiom
    120s
  • Q15
    After working in the yard all weekend, I am so tired I could sleep for a year.
    hyperbole
    idiom
    simile
    personification
    120s

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