Figurative Language
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    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.

    Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?

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    She was white as a ghost

    Buzz

    Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Peppers

    Break a leg

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Talking animals are an example of what type of figurative language?

    answer choices

    Oxymoron

    Personification

    Cliche

    Pun

  • Question 5
    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 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of figurative language is used in the following Beatles song, "Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter?"

    answer choices

    Personification

    Alliteration

    Onomatopoeia

    Cliche

  • Question 7
    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 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of figurative language uses like or as to compare two unlike things?

    answer choices

    Personification

    Metaphor

    Simile

    Cliche

  • Question 9
    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 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

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    Idiom

    Simile

    Cliche

    Hyperbole

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An expression that cannot be understood by the meaning of its words is an example of what type of figurative language?

    answer choices

    Onomatopoeia

    Hyperbole

    Idiom

    Cliche

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The flowers danced in the wind is an example of:

    answer choices

    Simile

    Personification

    Cliche

    Idiom

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    You have a smile that lights up the room is an example of what type of figurative language

    answer choices

    Metaphor

    Simile

    Idiom

    Onomatopoeia

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. This sentence is an example of what:  "I feel as happy as a puppy rolling around in the grass."
    answer choices
    simile
    metaphor
    onomatopoeia
    alliteration
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. This sentence is an example of what:  "I have a ton of homework."
    answer choices
    simile
    hyperbole
    idiom
    metaphor
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    I have stood still and stopped the sound of feet.

    answer choices

    alliteration

    idiom

    onomatopoeia

    simile

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    These words are examples of what: Boom! Bang!

    answer choices

    personification

    onomatopoeia

    alliteration

    metaphor

  • Question 18
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    "When pigs fly" is an example of which type of figurative language?

    answer choices

    alliteration

    metaphor

    idiom

    onomatopoeia

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