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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 10 Poetic Devices
Grade 10 Figurative Language
Language which works to evoke images in your mind is:
  1. double entendre
  2. imagery
  3. prose
  4. pun
  5. couplet
Grade 10 Figurative Language
Grade 10 Poetic Devices
This is a normal speech rhythm:
  1. double entendre
  2. imagery
  3. prose
  4. pun
  5. couplet
Grade 10 Figurative Language
Which is NOT an example of hyperbole?
  1. My grandpa is older than dirt.
  2. If I don't get a new iPhone, I'll die!
  3. She's been my best friend forever.
  4. You were as brave as a lion.
Grade 10 Figurative Language
A dove flies across the sky while two men are fighting. This likely symbolizes:
  1. the peace that will eventually come.
  2. the happiness of a wedding day.
  3. the graveness of the fight.
  4. the heart of one of the men.
Grade 10 Figurative Language
Which of the following is an example of assonance?
  1. The man ate countless candy bars at the carnival.
  2. I like Ike.
  3. The fighter was a tiger, ready to pounce on his prey.
  4. The moon beamed.
Grade 10 Figurative Language
A boy who does not like to read is sent on the search for a treasure. The treasure is pile of books. The treasure most likely symbolizes:
  1. the cost of hardback books
  2. the topic of the books
  3. the wealth of benefits that come from reading
  4. the joy of going on a treasure hunt
Grade 10 Figurative Language
A story about a recent college graduate starts by describing the sunrise on the morning after graduation. This likely symbolizes:
  1. how early the graduate had to wake up
  2. the new beginning the graduate faces
  3. the brightness of the sunshine
  4. the realities of the real world
Grade 10 Figurative Language
Grade 10 Simile CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.9-10.4

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A simile is a comparison that uses like or as. The author of this passage uses a simile to:
  1. explain the difference between endocytosis and exocytosis
  2. compare the process of diffusion to a household product
  3. describe the energy molecules needed to move up concentration gradients
  4. help the reader connect with the main idea of the passage
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