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Boom, whack, and splash are examples of ?
a) Onomatopoeia
b) Setting
c) Emotions
d) Personification

What is imagery?
a) The use of language to create vivid pictures in a reader's mind.
b) Giving a nonliving things or animal human qualities or traits.
c) The main idea of a story.
d) Telling only the important events of a story.

What is a metaphor?
a) The comparison of two unlike things without using like or as.
b) The comparison of two unlike things using like or as.
c) An extreme exaggeration.
d) The main idea of a story.

The use of symbols to represent an idea in a concrete way.
a) Symbolism
b) Idiom
c) Plot
d) Personification

Which is an example of a simile?
a) Life is like a scary roller coaster.
b) The poor guy is all washed up.
c) Two heads are better than one.
d) Life is one long scary roller coaster

Which is a example of an alliteration?
a) Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
b) Jimmy has a toothache.
c) My father blew his sack.
d) Sammy collected a million stamps.

What is the term for the expression Bird is to sky as fish is to water?
a) Analogy
b) Hyperbole
c) Conflict
d) Metaphor

Which is an example of personification?
a) The breeze danced through the trees.
b) His students are puppets on a string.
c) My dad blew his stack.
d) The breeze is like a soft whisper.

What is the technique of inserting a previous event into the flow of current events of a story?
a) Flashback
b) Simile
c) Forshadowing
d) Onomatopoeia

What is a idiom?
a) An expression that doesn\'t mean what it says. It has a figurative meaning
b) The main idea of a story.
c) An extreme exaggeration
d) Comparing two things using like or as.

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