Poetry Study Guide

Question 1 of 30

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This is the opposite of rhyming because it focuses on the same beginning sound.

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Hyperbole

  • Personification

  • Imagery

  • Alliteration

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Rhyme

  • Stanza

  • Tone

Question 2 of 30

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The lion roared when the snake hissed at it.

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Hyperbole

  • Personification

  • Imagery

  • Alliteration

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Rhyme

  • Stanza

  • Tone

Question 3 of 30

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A blank space between lines of poetry

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Rhyme

  • Imagery

  • Stanza

Question 4 of 30

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He was as strong as a steam train.

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Hyperbole

  • Rhyme

  • Tone

Question 5 of 30

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The way the author “sounds” (his/her feeling or attitude)

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Tone

  • Mood

  • Onomatopoeia

Question 6 of 30

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When a word sounds close to how it is spelled/written.

Select one of the following:

  • Tone

  • Mood

  • Hyperbole

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Alliteration

Question 7 of 30

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She was a little mouse in a library when she took the test.

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Hyperbole

  • Rhyme

  • Tone

Question 8 of 30

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Words that paint a picture in your head, appealing to the senses

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Stanza

  • Tone

  • Imagery

Question 9 of 30

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Bob ate burgers until he burped.

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Metaphor

  • Personification

  • Alliteration

  • Tone

Question 10 of 30

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When words like gray, sullen, dreary, teary-eyed, silent express sadness

Select one of the following:

  • Alliteration

  • Tone

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Rhyme

  • Metaphor

Question 11 of 30

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Comparing two things without using ‘like’ or ‘as’.

Select one of the following:

  • Metaphor

  • Simile

  • Imagery

  • Tone

Question 12 of 30

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Mate and weight

Select one of the following:

  • Alliteration

  • Hyperbole

  • Rhyme

  • Tone

Question 13 of 30

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The room felt like a sweltering jungle in the summer.

Select one of the following:

  • Metaphor

  • Alliteration

  • Rhyme

  • Simile

Question 14 of 30

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A way to “show” the reader that you are changing ideas

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Imagery

  • Stanza

  • Blank space

  • Alliteration

Question 15 of 30

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An exaggeration of something to make it sound “more/less” than it is.

Select one of the following:

  • Hyperbole

  • Metaphor

  • Simile

  • Eggggggggzzajeration

  • Imagery

Question 16 of 30

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The golden sun slowly rose in the emerald blue sky, spreading warmth on us

Select one of the following:

  • Hyperbole

  • Personification

  • Imagery

  • Tone

  • Stanza

Question 17 of 30

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When you give a “thing” human abilities, actions, or qualities.

Select one of the following:

  • Imagery

  • Hyperbole

  • Imagination

  • Rhyme

  • Personification

Question 18 of 30

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2 or more words that have the same ending sound

Select one of the following:

  • Alliteration

  • Simile

  • Rhyme

  • Personification

Question 19 of 30

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I think that the sky misses the sun at night

Select one of the following:

  • Hyperbole

  • Simile

  • Personification

  • Imagery

Question 20 of 30

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She cried for a week straight!!

Select one of the following:

  • Simile

  • Hyperbole

  • Metaphor

  • Alliteration

  • Tony

Question 21 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

What Line #____ shows personification.

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

Question 22 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

What line shows an internal rhyme?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

Question 23 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

What line shows the MOST alliteration?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

Question 24 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

Which line shows onomatopoeia?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

Question 25 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

Which line shows a simile?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

Question 26 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

Which line contains a metaphor?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

Question 27 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

What is the rhyme scheme of this poem?

Select one of the following:

  • AABBCC

  • ABABCD

  • ABCBDB

  • ABCDEC

Question 28 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

Which line uses the MOST imagery (most senses)?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

Question 29 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

What is the tone of this poem?

Select one of the following:

  • Whiny

  • Excited

  • Frustrated

  • Lazy

Question 30 of 30

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Line 1 – Buzzing past my swollen ear on a warm July night
Line 2 – Like a child, whining for sweet things
Line 3 – The blood in my veins calls it to come close
Line 4 – You awful, tiny vampire with wings!!!!!
Line 5 – If I stay still, I think I can kill
Line 6 – But her 8 million kids she brings

What is the "figurative" message of this poem?

Select one of the following:

  • Summer can be a fun time!

  • Mosquitos suck!

  • Kids and sweet things make summer great.

  • 8 million kids is way too many.

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