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Second Grade (Grade 2) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 2 Alliteration CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
"Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers" is an example of...
  1. personification
  2. simile
  3. rhyme
  4. alliteration
Grade 2 Idiom
What does the idiom "an arm and a leg" mean in the sentence below?

That truck cost him an arm and a leg!
  1. a large amount of money
  2. a small amount of money
  3. no money
Grade 2 Idiom
What does the idiom "break a leg" mean in the sentence below?

"Break a leg!" Joe told Bill as Bill went to sing in front of the large crowd.
  1. Run fast
  2. Good luck
  3. Watch out
Grade 2 Alliteration CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
  1. The slimy snake slithered slowly sideways
  2. The snake was very slow and fat
  3. The frog jumped forward and landed upside-down
  4. The big bear had soft fur that was long and shaggy
Grade 2 Alliteration CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
Which is NOT an example of alliteration?
  1. Hannah's home has heat, hopefully.
  2. I like to kite at night.
  3. Larry's lizard likes leaping leopards.
  4. Mike's microphone made much music.
Grade 2 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
Which genre below is most likely to use alliteration?
  1. Science fiction
  2. Historical fiction
  3. Poetry
  4. Social Studies textbook
Grade 2 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, RL.2.4, RL.2.5
What is the rhyme scheme of the following poem?

I went to the park
And I bought a balloon
It sailed through the sky
Like a large orange moon
  1. abcd
  2. abcb
  3. abab
  4. none of the above
Grade 2 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
Words that look alike but do not rhyme are examples of                
  1. sight rhyme
  2. end rhyme
  3. true rhyme
  4. internal rhyme
Grade 2 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
What type of poetry is the following poem?

There was a young lady whose chin
Resembled the point of a pin
So she had it made sharp
And purchased a harp
And played several tunes with her chin.
  1. haiku
  2. limerick
  3. ballad
  4. acrostic
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