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Literary Devices Quiz

Quiz by Melissa Rangel

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  • Q1
    The wind was blowing so hard, the sun was scared to come out.
    personification
    metaphor
    oxymoron
    simile
    60s
  • Q2
    The teacher is like an angry lion when she is mad.
    oxymoron
    metaphor
    simile
    personification
    60s
  • Q3
    The boy believed black birds bite.
    simile
    personificication
    metaphor
    alliteration
    60s
  • Q4
    The men were jumping like a pack of frantic grizzly bears.
    simile
    metaphor
    alliteration
    personification
    60s
  • Q5
    The sky is a rainbow of colors.
    alliteration
    personification
    metaphor
    simile
    60s
  • Q6
    My mom asks a million questions anytime I tell a story.
    simile
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    personification
    60s
  • Q7
    Crack! Whumph! The beam broke and fell on them.
    oxymoron
    alliteration
    metaphor
    onomatopoeia
    60s
  • Q8
    The grass is an ocean of flowers.
    simile
    metaphor
    hyperbole
    alliteration
    60s
  • Q9
    Life is a rollercoaster.
    metaphor
    simile
    personification
    oxymoron
    60s
  • Q10
    There are a zillion stars in the sky tonight.
    metaphor
    personification
    simile
    hyperbole
    60s
  • Q11
    A metaphor is...
    a comparison of two or more things not using "like" or "as"
    an exaggeration
    a comparison of two or more things using "like" or "as"
    repeating the same starting sounds
    60s
  • Q12
    Alliteration is...
    a comparison of two or more things not using “like” or “as”
    repeating the same starting sounds of words
    when one idea or sentence is stretched over two or more lines
    exaggeration for effect
    60s
  • Q13
    Repetition is...
    repeating the same starting sounds of words
    when one idea or sentence is stretched over two or more lines
    when two words share the same final sound
    when a poet repeats a word or words to emphasize
    60s
  • Q14
    Imagery is...
    writing that uses the five senses to create “pictures”
    giving human traits or characteristics to an object or idea
    when words pronunciation imitates its sound
    when the outcome of a situation is the exact opposite of what was expected
    60s
  • Q15
    Chicago is a city that is fierce as a dog with tongue lapping for action.
    simile
    rhyme
    metaphor
    repetition
    60s

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