Similes and Metaphors
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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is a simile?

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    I looked up as I heard a bird above my head.

    The mom was as excited as a kid on Christmas morning.

    Jenny likes to go swimming in the river.

    Kendal was a fish in the water.

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is a simile?

    answer choices

    When we had a substitute, the classroom was a zoo.

    Lynne likes peanut butter and pickle sandwiches for lunch.

    Olive was a star on the stage.

    The boy sounded like a screaming baby when he didn't get his way.

  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is a metaphor?

    answer choices

    The walrus and the penguin were at the zoo.

    She is a peacock because she loves the attention.

    The singer's voice was like a fresh spring day.

    The old woman was as wise as an owl.

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is a metaphor?

    answer choices

    The camper was a chicken when he heard a growl in the forest.

    The baby ate like a bird during dinner.

    Greg is a thirty year old baseball player.

    The twins fight like cats and dogs.

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What two things are being compared in the simile:

    "The dried branches were like fingernails on a chalkboard."

    answer choices

    dried and chalkboard

    branches and chalkboard

    branches and like

    branches and fingernails

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What two things are being compared in the metaphor:

    "Her tears were rivers flowing down her cheeks."

    answer choices

    her and cheeks

    tears and rivers

    rivers and flowing

    rivers and cheeks

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    All of the following are similes except for:

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    Her plan worked like a dream.

    The teenager ate like a horse.

    I don't know why she doesn't like the dark.

    My dad said he slept like a log.

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    All of the following are metaphors except for

    answer choices

    The thunder was a mighty lion.

    The storm was a raging bull.

    His eyes were ice as he stared at his sister.

    I am nine years old in the fourth grade.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    All of the following are similes except for

    answer choices

    The rumors spread like wildfire about who was going to be the new teacher.

    Emily's new jacket fit like a glove.

    Monique likes to listen to music while she studies.

    I always ask Leo for help because he is as wise as an owl.

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
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    All of the following are metaphors except for

    answer choices

    It took forever to get to my grandma's house because the freeway was a parking lot.

    Sara acted like a baby when she went to the dentist.

    The snow was a blanket that covered the sidewalk.

    I avoid my dad in the morning because he is a crab when he gets out of bed.

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