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Figurative Language Questions - All Grades

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The Figurative Language questions below are in the following grade levels:
Grades: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Grade 7 :: Idiom by Wasserman
What type of figurative language is the statement: "It's raining cats and dogs?"
  1. Simile
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Hyperbole
  4. Alliteration
  5. Idiom
Grade 4 :: Figurative Language by LoriMac
Which word is an example of onomatopoeia?
  1. run
  2. hit
  3. bang
  4. silly
Grade 5 :: Figurative Language by bkenny
The sun laughed at the moon because it could not produce heat... is an example of?
  1. Poetry
  2. Personification
  3. Alliteration
  4. Rhyme
Grade 7 :: Simile by astretch

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"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?"
  1. Metaphor
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Personification
  4. Simile
Grade 7 :: Figurative Language by aabernathy
What is a simile?
  1. A comparison of two unlike things using like, as, than, or resembles
  2. A comparsion between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing
  3. Giving inanimate objects human qualities
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by phoebejeeby
Which of the following is an example of a simile?
  1. "Her hair was gleaming."
  2. "His feet were like baby dolphins."
  3. "The house was monstrous."
  4. "The beetle stank!"
Grade 8 :: Alliteration by Grader
Which of the following is NOT an example of alliteration?
  1. Sammy switched swiftly stopping sleepers.
  2. Bob killed Bill before he could travel to New York.
  3. Peter packed pickles partly because he was hungry.
  4. Candles cover cars before the light turned green.
Grade 10 :: Figurative Language by kmccarthy17
In which of the following examples did the author use allusion?
  1. She felt the warm breeze caress her cheek.
  2. I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse.
  3. He was as fast as a cheetah.
  4. His bellowing voice shook the walls like the roar of Zeus.
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by lissebeck
Which of the following literary symbols most commonly represents evil and corruption?
  1. the eagle
  2. the serpent
  3. gold
  4. the number 3
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by lissebeck
In literature, the element of water is a common symbol that can represent all of the following except:
  1. purification
  2. cleansing
  3. childhood
  4. life
Grade 5 :: Figurative Language by jaimespeed
What does this metaphor mean to you? "My sister has a heart of stone."
  1. My sister is really strong.
  2. My sister is really brave.
  3. My sister is really uncaring.
  4. My sister is actually a statue.
Grade 4 :: Figurative Language by cara_anne
The boy across the street has a heart as big as all outdoors.

What does the simile in the sentence tell you?
  1. The boy has an enlarged heart.
  2. The boy is very giving and kind.
  3. The boy is very selfish and mean.
  4. The boy wears an oxygen mask.
Grade 4 :: Figurative Language by sherryll
The young boy was a skyscraper next to his friend.
  1. He was a building.
  2. The young boy was shorter than his friend.
  3. The young boy was much taller than his friend.
  4. He had many stories.
Grade 5 :: Figurative Language by mferrero
"The baby's skin was like a rose petal." What does this simile say to you?
  1. The baby's skin is very soft and delicate.
  2. The baby's skin is rough.
  3. The baby's skin is dry.
  4. The baby's skin is sticky.
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