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Which of these is an alliteration?
a) His eyes are as blue as the sky.
b) My cat is a curiously cheerful shade of crimson.
c) My father's beard is a cloud.
d) The open road lays before my like a carpet.

Which of these contains a kenning?
a) We've been climbing this dragon spire for days; the mountain seems never-ending!
b) When I looked up, I saw a monstrous being.
c) Why does this always happen?
d) The hotel's courtesy call was anything but kind.

What separates a simile from a metaphor?
a) The use of rhyme.
b) A difference of syllables.
c) The use of 'like' or 'as.'
d) Comparison.

Which of these properly uses transition words?
a) I really wish I could stay longer, but I must go.
b) Is this test over yet?
c) Although it is easy to judge a person based on looks, there is often more to them.
d) Do not judge a book by its cover.

Identify the metaphor:
a) When I rounded the corner, my brother was completely covered in glue.
b) My father's head looks like a cactus.
c) The sky's candle was bright last night.
d) That cloud is a black sheep; it is far away from the other clouds in the sky.

What are transition words?
a) Words that are used in specific sentences
b) Words that transition an idea to another
c) A word that supports the sentence
d) Words that describe an idea with another one

What words or phrases need to be capitalized?
a) Names (of places, people, books, etc.), The beginning of a sentence
b) Important adjectives in a sentence
c) Any words used in formal writing
d) Nothing. Capital letters do not exist. They are not real.

What is alliteration?
a) When the consonants sound the same
b) when the sentence has the same amount of syllables as the one before it.
c) A group of words that start with the same letter or sound
d) A metaphorical comparison

A kenning can be described as...
a) Two adjectives that metaphorically describe a word
b) Two nouns that, when placed together, create a metaphorical compound word
c) Two words that visually describe something
d) An element of formal writing

Which of the following is an example of a simile?
a) We won where we always win.
b) Time flies.
c) He is like the Eiffel Tower: tall and cold.
d) Answers 'a' and 'c'

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