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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 6 :: Poetic Devices by skyebomb
'Once by the Pacific' by Robert Frost

The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in.

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem...
  1. makes the waves seem human
  2. compares the waves to one another
  3. exaggerates the size of the waves
  4. makes the reader hear the waves
Grade 6 :: Poetic Devices by skyebomb
In poetry, meaning can be emphasized by:
  1. crafting the poem in the shape of the main idea.
  2. capitalizing certain words or phrases.
  3. breaking the poem up into stanzas.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 6 :: Poetic Devices by skyebomb
What do the following stanzas have in common:

There was a dog named Cat.
He always wore a blue hat.

People made fun of him,
so he changed his name to Jim.
  1. They both have internal rhyme schemes
  2. They both contain examples of alliteration
  3. They both have external rhyme schemes
  4. They both contain examples of onomatopoeia
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by Trinaschultz
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 6 :: Poetic Devices by shaires3b
A "haiku" is...
  1. a five-line humorous poem
  2. a five-line poem with a specific number of words in each line
  3. a poem that tells a story
  4. a three-line poem with five syllables in the first and third line
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by Tamra_Orr

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Which line from the poem is an example of a metaphor?
  1. "Collecting dust and nagging me"
  2. "Like a child yearning for a playmate"
  3. "The right notes a treasure"
  4. "Time to blow off the dust"
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by RThompsonBCS
Which of the following is NOT an example of personification?
  1. The star I wished on winked at me.
  2. The trout danced on the water's surface.
  3. The angry mirror showed every wrinkle on his face.
  4. The sun was warm on the child's face.
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by shelbylyn
Stanza with 2 rhyming lines.
  1. couplets
  2. quatrains
  3. tercet
  4. stanza
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language

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Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by mwoldum

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Which line from the poem contains a metaphor?
  1. "I am a bee shuffling through the leaves"
  2. "She leans her pink elbow on the green grass"
  3. "and my sneakers imprint dents on the field"
  4. "We are a world apart in the same backyard"
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by shelbylyn
Stanza with 4 lines that may or may not rhyme.
  1. couplet
  2. tercet
  3. quatrain
  4. stanza
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