Figurative Language

Question 1 of 9

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Uses the words "like" or "as" to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike.

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Alliteration

  • Personification

Question 2 of 9

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States a fact or draws a verbal picture by the use of comparison.

Select one of the following:

  • Cliches

  • Hyperbole

  • Metaphor

Question 3 of 9

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A repetition of the same initial letter, sound, or group of sounds in a series of words. Includes tongue twisters.

Select one of the following:

  • Personification

  • Alliteration

  • Idioms

Question 4 of 9

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A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object.

Select one of the following:

  • Personification

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Cliches

Question 5 of 9

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The use of a word to describe or imitate a natural sound or the sound made by an object or an action.

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Alliteration

Question 6 of 9

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An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true. Tall tales.

Select one of the following:

  • Idioms

  • Hyperbole

  • Simile

Question 7 of 9

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An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true. Tall tales.

Select one of the following:

  • Idioms

  • Hyperbole

  • Simile

Question 8 of 9

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Peculiar to itself either grammatically or in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements.

Select one of the following:

  • Idioms

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Personification

Question 9 of 9

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An expression that has been used so often that it has become trite and sometimes boring.

Select one of the following:

  • Idioms

  • Cliches

  • Metaphor

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