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Similes and Metaphors

Quiz by Sidney Medley

Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

L.6.5
L.6.5.A

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  • Q1
    Simile or Metaphor? The faces at the street crossings shine like a row of eggs on a pantry shelf.
    Simile
    Metaphor
    20s
    L.6.5
  • Q2
    Simile or Metaphor? My mind is a puddle in the street reflecting green.
    Metaphor
    Simile
    20s
    L.6.5
  • Q3
    Simile or Metaphor? He overwhelmed the boxer with avalanches of punches.
    Metaphor
    Simile
    20s
    L.6.5
  • Q4
    Simile or Metaphor? The musicians spun great webs of sound.
    Metaphor
    Simile
    20s
    L.6.5
  • Q5
    Simile or Metaphor? A hundred miles of landscape spread before me like a fan
    Metaphor
    Simile
    20s
    L.6.5
  • Q6
    Simile or Metaphor? We were crushed by the hammer of sunlight.
    Metaphor
    Simile
    20s
    L.6.5
  • Q7
    What two things are being compared? "Fear fell from us like steel armor."
    Fear & armor
    Fear & steel
    Fear & us
    20s
    L.6.5.A
  • Q8
    What two things are being compared? "The night is as cold as a sharp sword."
    Cold & sword
    Night & sharp
    Night & sword
    20s
    L.6.5.A
  • Q9
    What two things are being compared? "Children are the most beautiful flowers of all."
    Children & flowers
    Children & beautiful
    Most & flowers
    20s
    L.6.5.A
  • Q10
    What two things are being compared? "Your voice is like bells over roofs at dawn."
    Voice & roofs
    Voice & bells
    Voice & dawn
    20s
    L.6.5.A

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