Figurative Language Question Preview (ID: 35772)


Test Over The Basic Types Of Figurative Language: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole, Idiom, And Proverb. Definitions And Examples. Created For 9th Grade Newcomer ESL Students.

What is a comparison that uses like or as?
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c) Personification
d) Onomatopoeia

What is a comparison that does NOT use like or as?
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c) Onomatopoeia
d) Personification

What is a word that sounds like the noise or action it describes?
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c) Onomatopoeia
d) Personification

What is giving human traits to non-human objects?
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c) Onomatopoeia
d) Personification

She is as beautiful as a spring flower.
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c)
d)

Her heart is a solid stone
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c)
d)

He is as busy as a bee
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c)
d)

My dog is as smelly as dirty socks
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c)
d)

He is strong like an ox
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c)
d)

Life is a roller coaster
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c)
d)

Life is like a box of chocolates
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c)
d)

The sun was smiling down at me
a) Personification
b) Onomatopoeia
c)
d)

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a) Personification
b) Onomatopoeia
c)
d)

This is an over-exaggerated statement used to emphasize something
a) Hyperbole
b) Proverb
c) Idiom
d) Pun

This is a phrase meant to give wisdom or truth
a) Hyperbole
b) Proverb
c) Idiom
d) Pun

This is a phrase that means something different from its literal meaning
a) Hyperbole
b) Proverb
c) Idiom
d) Pun

This is a play on words
a) Hyperbole
b) Proverb
c) Idiom
d) Pun

I had to walk 500 miles to get home because I missed the bus
a) Hyperbole
b) Proverb
c) Idiom
d) Pun

A gentle answer turns away wrath
a) Hyperbole
b) Proverb
c) Idiom
d) Pun

It's raining cats and dogs
a) Hyperbole
b) Proverb
c) Idiom
d) Pun

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