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Figurative Language Quiz

Figurative Language

figurative language quiz
The use of language in a non-literal way.

- Literal: exactly what is stated - "Hit the road".

- Non-literal: the understood meaning "Leave the situation". 
1

"I am as hungry as a bear!" The kind of figurative language used here is _______

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metaphor
simile and personification
simile
personification
2

"Her face is like a sunbeam," is an example of what type of figurative language?

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Onomatopoeia
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
3

"Time flies by!" The kind of figurative language used here is _______

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onomatopoeia
metaphor
idiom
simile
4

"The raindrops danced on the tabletop." The kind of figurative language used here is _______

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personification
idiom
simile
alliteration
5

A comparison between 2 unlike things without using 'like' or 'as'

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metaphor
personification
hyperbole
simile
6

"The tropical storm slept for two days," is an example of what type of figurative language?

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metaphor
personification
hyperbole
simile
7

What's the meaning of this simile? "My mom can be as fiery as a volcano when I don't do my chores on time."

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She spits when she talks.
She talks really loudly.
She gets really angry.
Her hair is red.
8

What's the meaning of this metaphor? "After all the fans left the stadium, the bleachers were a disaster area."

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Trash and leftover food and drinks littered the ground.
Lots of caution tape was used to block off sections.
After the game, a tornado hit.
9

What's the meaning of this personification? "The camera loves me!"

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Photos of me are always really good.
I like to visit art museums.
I own an expensive camera.
10

"The stars will cry." The kind of figurative language used here is _______

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Onomatopoeia
Personification
Alliteration
11

The car is a dinosaur so we better buy a new one.

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The car is very new.
The car was truly made in prehistoric times.
The car is very old.
12

BAM! The door shut behind me.

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simile
onomatopoeia
idiom
personification
13

The clock on the wall laughed at me as I tried to finish my test before class ended.

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hyperbole
metaphor
personification
14

I waited a million years for my ride to get to the house.

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hyperbole
repetition
idiom
alliteration
15

I was so tired after school, I slept for a month!

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alliteration
metaphor
hyperbole
16

Polly Peters positively played Ping-Pong.

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Simile
Personification
Alliteration
17

“Crack” went the bat as the pitcher hit a home run.

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Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Alliteration
Idiom
18

Happy Harry handles handsprings horribly.

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Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Idiom
19

The water was a glove that enveloped the swimmer’s body.

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Metaphor
Personification
Alliteration
20

The rain seemed like an old friend who had finally found us. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?

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metaphor
simile
onomatopoeia
21

"I had so much homework, I needed a pickup truck to carry all my books home!" What type of figurative language is used here?

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Hyperbole
Personification
Simile
22

Her head was so full of ideas that it was ready to burst wide open. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?

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hyperbole
metaphor
alliteration
23

I got to the sale too late and they were sold out. Oh well, early bird catches the worm.

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idiom
alliteration
personification

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