Figurative Language
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    "Life is a journey" is an example of what?

    answer choices

    Simile

    Metaphor

    Hyperbole

    Alliteration

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    I nearly died laughing is an example of what?

    answer choices

    Metaphor

    Assonance

    Alliteration

    Hyperbole

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "You are the thunder, and I am the lightning," is an example of which type of figurative language?

    answer choices

    Metaphor

    Hyperbole

    Chliche

    Personification

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Define hyperbole.

    answer choices

    An overused phrase

    Its raining cats and dogs

    An over (excessive) exaggeration

    A comparison of two unlike things, using like or as

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Giving human characteristics to nonhuman object or animals is an example of what type of figurative language?

    answer choices

    Personification

    Onomatopoeia

    Hyperbole

    Metaphor

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    He has been walking for days and days, when he has only been walking for 5 minutes is an example of:

    answer choices

    Idiom

    Simile

    Cliche

    Hyperbole

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The flowers danced in the wind is an example of:

    answer choices

    Simile

    Personification

    Cliche

    Idiom

  • Question 8
    20 seconds
    Q.

    “I like to walk in the woods and see what Mother Nature is wearing.” - Flannery O'Connor, Good Country People

    answer choices

    hyperbole

    allusion

    personification

    idiom

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. "Her eyes were like a deep ocean filled with endless mystery." This is an example of ____________________.
    answer choices
    Metaphor
    Simile
    Personification
    Structure
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. "The eerie silence was shattered by her scream." This is an example of ___________________________. 
    answer choices
    Theme
    Plot
    Rhyme
    Imagery
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. "Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow." This is an example of _____________________.
    answer choices
    Style
    Plot
    Repetition
    Rhyme
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. "She soothed her secret sorrow." Choose the best answer: What figurative language device is being used in this sentence? 
    answer choices
    Alliteration 
    Personification 
    Hyperbole 
    Metaphor 
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. "The tropical storm slept for days". This is an example of what figurative language device? 
    answer choices
    Personification 
    Simile 
    Alliteration 
    Hyperbole 
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. An example of a simile is: "I really do like ice cream" 
    answer choices
    True 
    False 
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What is an example of an alliteration?
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    The vase flew off of the shelf. 
    Powerful pandas punch parrots.
    The plant liked to fly.
    I like to eat pie
  • Question 16
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    Q. Choose the sentence that has parallel structure.
    answer choices
    The children laughed, jumped, and danced
    The children were laughing, jumped, and some were dancing.
  • Question 17
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    Q.

    Last summer I learned to play tennis, to swim, and __________.

    answer choices

    riding a horse

    to ride a horse

    ride a horse

    rides a horse

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