Figurative Language Test

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  • 1
    What do you call it when you use any element of language (a sound, a word, a phrase, a sentence) more than once for emphasis?
    Hyperbole
    Repetition
    Assonance
    Onomatopoeia
    Alliteration
  • 2
    What type of figurative language shows a repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants?
    Alliteration
    Personification
    Pun
    Assonance
    Metaphor
  • 3
    In a poem, when you have repetition of sounds at the ends of words in a line, we call this...
    Rhyme
    Assonance
    Imagery
    Personification
    Poetry
  • 4
    When poets use words that imitate sounds, what kind of figurative language are they using?
    Alliteration
    Imagery
    Simile
    Assonance
    Onomatopoeia
  • 5
    What is the figure of speech in which like or as is used to make a comparison between two basically unlike ideas?
    Pun
    Personification
    Simile
    Idiom
    Metaphor
  • 6
    This is the type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics.
    Simile
    Pun
    Imagery
    Onomatopoeia
    Personification
  • 7
    What type of figurative language is used to create word pictures in the mind of the reader?
    Personification
    Metaphor
    Idiom
    Imagery
    Pun
  • 8
    This is a figure of speech in which something is compared directly to another object.
    Pun
    Alliteration
    Idiom
    Simile
    Metaphor
  • 9
    What type of figurative language is an extreme exaggeration of the truth?
    Pun
    Assonance
    Hyperbole
    Simile
    Idiom
  • 10
    What type of figurative language is it when authors DO NOT mean for the phrase or words they use to be taken literally?
    Pun
    Idiom
    Imagery
    Metaphor
    Onomatopoeia
  • 11
    What do we call the type of figurative language that is a humorous play on words?
    Personification
    Hyperbole
    Simile
    Imagery
    Pun
  • 12
    "I work as a baker because I knead the dough," is an example of what?
    Onomatopoeia
    Assonance
    Simile
    Pun
    Imagery
  • 13
    "The silly students strategically study sideways," is an example of what?
    Personification
    Hyperbole
    Assonance
    Metaphor
    Alliteration
  • 14
    "The flowers danced around the lawn," is an example of what?
    Pun
    Metaphor
    Personification
    Imagery
    Alliteration
  • 15
    "Boom! Pop! Shablam!" are all examples of what?
    Assonance
    Pun
    Onomatopoeia
    Simile
    Alliteration
  • 16
    "The road was a ribbon of moonlight," is a good example of what?
    Assonance
    Hyperbole
    Simile
    Personification
    Metaphor
  • 17
    "The thought hit me like a ton of bricks," is an example of what?
    Onomatopoeia
    Alliteration
    Simile
    Pun
    Assonance
  • 18
    "The cool, crisp air made the morning walk so much better," is an example of what?
    Pun
    Simile
    Assonance
    Imagery
    Personification
  • 19
    "Let's hit the road," is an example of what?
    Hyperbole
    Alliteration
    Pun
    Idiom
    Metaphor
  • 20
    "I am so tired that I could die," is an example of what?
    Hyperbole
    Personification
    Assonance
    Simile
    Pun
  • 21
    "How now, brown cow?" is an example of what?
    Pun
    Hyperbole
    Alliteration
    Personification
    Assonance
  • 22
    Red, black or orange,
    Yellow or white,
    We all look the same
    When we turn off the light

    What is the rhyme scheme in this stanza?
    ABAB
    ABCB
    ABCA
    ABCD
  • 23
    He was almost there, when – CRASH! SMASH! BASH!
    He slid down and mashed into engine hash
    On the rocks below . . . which just goes to show
    If the track is tough and the hill is rough,
    THINKING you can just ain’t enough!

    What is the rhyme scheme in this stanza?
    AABCC
    AABCB
    AACBC
    ABCDE
    AABBC
  • 24
    He was almost there, when – CRASH! SMASH! BASH!
    He slid down and mashed into engine hash
    On the rocks below . . . which just goes to show
    If the track is tough and the hill is rough,
    THINKING you can just ain’t enough!

    What type of sound device is used in this stanza?
    Alliteration
    Imagery
    Pun
    Assonance
    Onomatopoeia
  • 25
    My father lies black and hushed
    Beneath white hospital sheets
    He collapsed at work
    His iron left him
    Slow and quiet he sank

    Which one of these words proves that this stanza contains imagery?
    Quiet
    His
    Father
    Work
    Sheets
  • 26
    The ginkgo forces its way through gray concrete;
    Like a city child, it grows up in the street.
    Thrust against the metal sky,
    Somehow it survives and even thrives.
    My eyes feast upon the willow,
    But my heart goes to the ginkgo

    Which line of this stanza contains a simile?
    Line #6
    Line #2
    Line #1
    Line #3
    Line #4
  • 27
    A head or tail - which does he lack?
    I think his forward's coming back!
    He lives on carrots, leeks, and hay;
    He starts to yawn - it takes all day
    Some time I think I'll live that way.

    What line can you find a hyperbole in?
    Line #4
    Line #3
    Line #1
    Line #5
    Line #2
  • 28
    The waves beside them danced; but they
    Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:

    What type of figurative language is shown is these two lines of a poem?
    Onomatopoeia
    Personification
    Simile
    Hyperbole
    Pun
  • 29
    I just want to hold you
    Where we can stay forever
    You can be sure
    That it can only get better

    What type of rhyme can be seen in this excerpt from "No One" by Alicia Keys?
    Slant rhyme
    Perfect rhyme
    Bad rhyme
    Plain-Jane rhyme
    Internal rhyme
  • 30
    "Billy bought a billion baby bottles." is an example of what type of figurative language?
    Simile
    Metaphor
    Alliteration
    Onomatopoeia
    Pun

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