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Metaphors and Similes

Quiz by Rhonda Pawlik

Grade 5
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Grade 5
English Language Arts
Common Core

RL.5.4

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  • Q1
    He was like a bear in the morning.
    He was grouchy.
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  • Q2
    The wind whistled like a speeding train.
    It was fast and loud.
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  • Q3
    The desk resembled a town hit by a tornado.
    It was messy.
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  • Q4
    The room was an oven.
    It was hot.
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  • Q5
    I felt like a limp dishrag.
    I didn't feel well.
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  • Q6
    She's a wet blanket when she goes to parties.
    She's no fun.
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  • Q7
    His steps resembled thunder as he ran down the hall.
    He was loud.
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  • Q8
    The class was a three-ring circus in the afternoon.
    It was chaotic and noisy.
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  • Q9
    Those boys are like two peas in a pod when they are together.
    They are very similar.
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  • Q10
    Snow fell from the sky like tiny, silky parachutes.
    It came down softly.
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  • Q11
    He was as fast as watching grass grow.
    He was really slow.
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  • Q12
    Hearing you sing is like listening to nails on a chalkboard.
    That person's voice was horrible.
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  • Q13
    Hearing you sing is like music to my ears.
    That person's voice was great.
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  • Q14
    He was as fast as lightning.
    He was really quick.
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  • Q15
    You are as loud as a bomb.
    You are really loud.
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  • Q16
    You are as loud as a mouse.
    You are really quiet.
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  • Q17
    He was a slug getting his homework finished.
    He was really slow about getting his homework done.
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  • Q18
    The day was a horror movie.
    The day had scary things happen.
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  • Q19
    The day was a carnival ride.
    The day was fun.
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