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Similes and Metaphors

Quiz by Taylor Denise Southerland

Grade 5
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Grade 5
English Language Arts
Common Core

L.5.4.A

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  • Q1
    What is a simile?
    A figure of speech comparing one thing to another.
    A figure of speech calling one thing something else.
    A smiley face at the end of the sentence.
    30s
    L.5.4.A
  • Q2
    What is a metaphor?
    A big rock that falls from the sky.
    Uses like or as to compare two things.
    A figure of speech in which a word is applied to an object or action.
    30s
    L.5.4.A
  • Q3
    Which is an example of a simile?
    He is a pig.
    He eats like a pig.
    He loves pigs.
    30s
    L.5.4.A
  • Q4
    What is NOT an example of a simile?
    She is as bright as a star.
    She is as tall as a giraffe.
    She is a shining star in her classes.
    30s
    L.5.4.A
  • Q5
    What is an example of a metaphor?
    The world is like a stage.
    Her heart is like gold.
    The world is a stage.
    30s
    L.5.4.A
  • Q6
    Which of these is NOT an example of a metaphor?
    She is a busy bee.
    She is as busy as a bee.
    She was a busy bee.
    30s
    L.5.4.A
  • Q7
    Would you use this in your classroom?
    YES
    Maybe
    Not sure
    No
    30s
    L.5.4.A

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