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Third Grade (Grade 3) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 3 Simile
"You are as slow as molasses in January."

What does this phrase mean?
  1. You are moving very fast.
  2. You are moving quietly.
  3. You are making a lot of noise as you move about.
  4. You are moving around very slowly.
Grade 3 Figurative Language
"Cat got your tongue" is an example of a(n)...
  1. metaphor
  2. idiom
  3. simile
  4. personification
Grade 3 Alliteration
Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
  1. Pepperoni pizza is perfect.
  2. Pepperoni pizza is the best in the world!
  3. Pepperoni pizza is as gross as dog food.
  4. The pepperoni pizza was calling my name.
Grade 3 Hyperbole
Which of the following is a hyperbole?
  1. I could eat a lot of pizza.
  2. I could eat a mountain of pizzas.
  3. I could eat pepperoni pizza with mushrooms and onions.
  4. I ate 3 pieces of pizza yesterday!
Grade 3 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.3.5

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Starting the passage with ACHOO! is an example of...
  1. onomatopoeia
  2. imagery
  3. metaphor
  4. personification
Grade 3 Idiom
Grade 3 Idiom
The kids always HANG AROUND at my house. What does the idiom HANG AROUND mean?
  1. run away
  2. spend time at
  3. climb the roof
  4. stay away from
Grade 3 Idiom
Ralph was BEATING AROUND THE BUSH instead of telling what happened. What does the idiom BEATING AROUND THE BUSH mean?
  1. talking quietly
  2. talking loudly
  3. talking without stopping
  4. talking about other things
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