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As we walked along the beach, we could feel the soft, warm sand under our feet and hear the waves whispering their secrets to the shore.
a) personification
b) idiom
c) alliteration
d) repetition

Oh, Esmeralda, your hair cascades to your shoulders like a river, and your eyes are like the deep, blue lakes of Avandar!
a) idiom
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) personification

Julia, your fingers are icicles!! Why didn't you come inside sooner?
a) alliteration
b) repetition
c) onomatopoeia
d) metaphor

Mom, I really need a new cell phone! This one was probably made in the stone age!
a) hyperbole
b) alliteration
c) metaphor
d) simile

The line to get tickets was a thousand miles long and we were sure we wouldn't get in.
a) hyperbole
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) idiom

Wally wanted to walk without his windbreaker, so he got a bit chilled.
a) repetition
b) alliteration
c) onomatopoeia
d) metaphor

Isabelle has been irritating since she became the class president. If she doesn't get off her high horse, even her friends will stop talking to her.
a) hyperbole
b) repetition
c) idiom
d) alliteration

Mr. Tuttle is the strictest teacher in the world He gives tons of homework that takes forever to finish.
a) hyperbole
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) personification

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
a) alliteration
b) onomatopoeia
c) repetition
d) personification

The night sky smiled and gleamed with starry eyes.
a) personification
b) alliteration
c) simile
d) onomatopoeia

What is - a comparison of two things using the words 'like' or 'as.'
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) alliteration
d) idiom

What is - giving a non-living thing human action or qualities?
a) alliteration
b) metaphor
c) personification
d) onomatopoeia

What is - the repetition of the beginning consonant sounds?
a) personification
b) alliteration
c) simile
d) hyperbole

What is - an extreme exaggeration?
a) hyperbole
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) alliteration

What is - a comparison of two things that does NOT use 'like' or 'as'?
a) hyperbole
b) alliteration
c) simile
d) metaphor

What is - words that create a sound?
a) onomatopoeia
b) hyperbole
c) repetition
d) alliteration

Fog by Carl Sandburg - The fog comes on little cat feet. - is an example of...
a) alliteration
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) personification

Oh my gosh! It's raining cats and dogs! - is an example of an....
a) idiom
b) simile
c) hyperbole
d) personification

Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb, Mary had a little lamb its fleece was white as snow.
a) personification
b) simile
c) repetition
d) metaphor

My friend told me that she threw me under the bus when they questioned her.
a) hyperbole
b) onomatopoeia
c) metaphor
d) idiom

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