Figurative Language
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Language in which the words mean exactly what they say is...

    answer choices

    figurative

    literal

  • Question 2
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Language in which the words are meant to be interpreted imaginatively is...

    answer choices

    figurative

    literal

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A comparison of two unlike things using LIKE or AS.

    answer choices

    hyperbole

    simile

    personification

    metaphor

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A comparison of two unlike things stating that one thing IS the other.

    answer choices

    idiom

    simile

    personification

    metaphor

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Giving human characteristics to inanimate objects, ideas, or animals.

    answer choices

    metaphor

    onomatopoeia

    personification

    hyperbole

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Repetition of beginning consonant sounds in words that are close together.

    answer choices

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

    pun

    alliteration

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Outrageous exaggeration made to emphasize a point.

    answer choices

    hyperbole

    simile

    oxymoron

    pun

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A word that imitates the sound it represents.

    answer choices

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

    pun

    alliteration

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A common, often-used saying that isn't meant to be taken literally.

    answer choices

    pun

    idiom

    hyperbole

    oxymoron

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A phrase made up of words containing opposite meanings.

    answer choices

    pun

    idiom

    simile

    oxymoron

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A humorous play on words that have double-meanings.

    answer choices

    alliteration

    oxymoron

    pun

    onomatopoeia

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "The firework exploded in the air, making a big boom"

    is an example of...

    answer choices

    Personification

    Onomatopoeia

    Metaphor

    Alliteration

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "He was as cool as a cucumber" is an example of...

    answer choices

    Simile

    Alliteration

    Metaphor

    Personification

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Big baby, jumbo shrimp, and civil war are all examples of...

    answer choices

    Onomatopoeia

    Puns

    Idioms

    Oxymorons

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    "Peter pranced playfully around the playground" is an example of...

    answer choices

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    "The flower hugged the earth after being blown over by the storm" is an example of...

    answer choices

    personification

    alliteration

    metaphor

    simile

  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q.

    "Her long hair is an ocean of waves" is an example of...

    answer choices

    personification

    onomatopoeia

    hyperbole

    metaphor

  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q.

    "She was so sad that all the tears she cried filled up a lake" is an example of...

    answer choices

    hyperbole

    oxymoron

    alliteration

    onomatopoeia

  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q.

    "Tracy was feeling down in the dumps after failing the test" is an example of...

    answer choices

    personification

    idiom

    hyperbole

    metaphor

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "Knowing sign language is pretty handy" is an example of...

    answer choices

    hyperbole

    an idiom

    a pun

    alliteration

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