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Third Grade (Grade 3) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by tandas91
The bees buzz near the flowers.

What type of word is "buzz"?
  1. shape poem
  2. limerick
  3. onomatopoeia
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by blangford
What does a person mean when she says that the ground is like a rock?
  1. The ground is mushy.
  2. The ground is dusty.
  3. The ground is very hard.
  4. The ground is wet.
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by yoyoyo
You are beautiful like the stars.
This is an example of a...
  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Alliteration
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by enarcross
Haley is waiting for Jenny to walk to the bus stop. "Where is she?" she wonders. She is worried they will miss the bus. If she misses the bus one more time she knows she will be in hot water. Finally Jenny arrives. "It's about time," Haley says.

What does Haley mean by "she will be in hot water"?
  1. She is going to have to take a bath.
  2. She is going to be in big trouble.
  3. She is going to eat hot soup for lunch.
  4. She is going to have a lot of chores to do that night.
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by yoyoyo
"The snake slithered across the street."
This is an example of...
  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Alliteration
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by SusanLud
"That cat is as sneaky as a fox." What does that sentence mean?
  1. That cat is not very smart
  2. That cat is tricky.
  3. That cat looks like a fox.
  4. That cat is very playful.
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by SusanLud
"She is as busy as a bee." What does this mean?
  1. She is very busy.
  2. She is sitting around.
  3. She is next to a bee hive.
  4. She is making honey.
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by SusanLud
"The night is still young." What does this mean?
  1. It is only January.
  2. It is not late.
  3. It is Monday.
  4. It is still light out.
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by SusanLud
"My grandpa was acting like a teenager." What does that mean?
  1. He acted older than he is.
  2. He acted like a boy.
  3. He acted silly.
  4. He acted scared.
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by yoyoyo
She is like the apple of my eye. What is this an example of?
  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Alliteration
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by amarti00
In the story the "Allistair's Night" the main character Allistair the Cat could talk. This is an example of:
  1. main idea
  2. cause and effect
  3. personification
  4. character traits
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by SusanLud
If someone says "Life is just a bowl of cherries," what do they mean?
  1. Life is good.
  2. Life is round.
  3. Life is small.
  4. Life is red.
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by Linds287
A                 poem is actually written in the shape of the poem it is about.
  1. haiku
  2. acrostic
  3. concrete
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 3 :: Figurative Language by blangford
"The baby's skin was like a rose petal."

What does the simile in the above sentence 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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