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Simile, Metaphor, Personification, and Hyperbole

Quiz by Prof. Carmen Álvarez

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  • Q1
    What is personification?
    Giving human characteristics to non-human things.
    An exaggeration.
    The same beginning sound repeated.
    A word that is a sound.
  • Q2
    What's the meaning of this personification? "The camera loves me!"
    I like to visit art museums.
    Photography is one of my hobbies.I
    Photos of me are always really good.
    I own an expensive camera.
  • Q3
    Give an example of personification.
    The sun is like a light bulb.
    I want to be awesome.
    I am so hungry I could eat a horse.
    The Sun smiled at us.
  • Q4
    What is hyperbole?
    Similar sounds
    An extreme exaggeration
    It uses like or as
    A little exaggeration
  • Q5
    Look at the sentence. What type of figurative language did they use? Kae was so bored he was pulling his hair out!
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  • Q6
    Which of these is a hyperbole?
    No poet captures the human hearts like Neruda.
    The teacher was a wise owl.
    She looks like you.
    I have a million things to do today.
  • Q7
    Which of these is a hyperbole?
    She can hear a pin drop a mile away.
    My alarm clock yells at me to get out of bed every morning.
    Watching the show was like watching grass grow.
    Time flies when you're having fun.
  • Q8
    Identify the simile
    To paint a picture for the reader.
    Apples taste sweet.
    The cactus saluted those who drove past.
    I am so thirsty that my throat is as dry as a bone.
  • Q9
    Identify the metaphor.
    The full moon peeped through partial clouds.
    Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
    The skyscraper was so tall that it seemed to kiss the sky.
    Your skin is softer than silk.
  • Q10
    Simile or Metaphor: The students moved as fast as lightning after getting permission from the teacher for an early release.
  • Q11
    Simile or Metaphor: The assignment was a breeze.
  • Q12
    Simile or Metaphor: At exam time, the high school student was as busy as a bee.

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