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Simile, metaphor, hyperbole, oxymoron, alliteration, personification

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  • Q1
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'Her smile is as bright as the sun'?
    metaphor
    hyperbole
    personification
    simile
    30s
  • Q2
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'The wind whispered through the trees'?
    alliteration
    oxymoron
    personification
    simile
    30s
  • Q3
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'That teacher has eyes in the back of her head'?
    alliteration
    personification
    oxymoron
    hyperbole
    30s
  • Q4
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'She sells seashells by the seashore'?
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    hyperbole
    30s
  • Q5
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'The silence was deafening'?
    oxymoron
    alliteration
    personification
    simile
    30s
  • Q6
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'Time flies'?
    metaphor
    simile
    hyperbole
    oxymoron
    30s
  • Q7
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'The moon smiled down upon us'?
    hyperbole
    alliteration
    simile
    personification
    30s
  • Q8
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'I'm so hungry I could eat a horse'?
    hyperbole
    personification
    oxymoron
    alliteration
    30s
  • Q9
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers'?
    hyperbole
    alliteration
    metaphor
    simile
    30s
  • Q10
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'The living dead'?
    personification
    alliteration
    simile
    oxymoron
    30s
  • Q11
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'Her heart is a stone'?
    simile
    oxymoron
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    30s
  • Q12
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'The trees danced in the wind'?
    simile
    hyperbole
    personification
    alliteration
    30s
  • Q13
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'I've been waiting for ages'?
    hyperbole
    personification
    alliteration
    oxymoron
    30s
  • Q14
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'Sly as a fox'?
    alliteration
    simile
    metaphor
    hyperbole
    30s
  • Q15
    Which literary device is used in the following phrase: 'Bitter-sweet'?
    simile
    alliteration
    oxymoron
    personification
    30s

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