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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 6 Idiom
"It's raining cats and dogs," is an idiom that means it is raining
  1. a lot.
  2. tomorrow.
  3. cats and dogs.
  4. under the bridge.
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.6.5
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
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Which is an example of hyperbole?
  1. My feet are very sore.
  2. I have more homework than you.
  3. I have a ton of homework.
  4. This sweet tea tastes fantastic.
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Which is an example of hyperbole?
  1. The apple is as red as a rose.
  2. I am freezing to death.
  3. The trees bow their heads in the wind.
  4. His legs move like a well oiled machine.
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Which is NOT an example of hyperbole?
  1. I ate so much I might explode.
  2. The noise was so loud it shook the earth.
  3. The tree was so tall it may have touched space.
  4. The smoke smelled so bad it made my nose burn.
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5, L.6.5a
Which of the following is an example of personification?
  1. The cookies smelled like a delicious cake.
  2. The cookies smell delicious.
  3. The delicious smell of cookies walked me to the kitchen.
  4. The delicious cookies are a dream.
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5, L.6.5a
Which is an example of personification?
  1. The wind grabbed onto my arms.
  2. The wind is like a thundering sea.
  3. The wind is the sea.
  4. The wind winds wondrously without a witness
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5a
Giving human qualities to an animal, object, or idea is:
  1. tone
  2. simile
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. personification
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Get it? Got it. Good!
This is an example of:
  1. hyperbole
  2. simile
  3. alliteration
  4. assonance
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5a
What is personification?
  1. a comparison between two unlike things using like, as, than, or resembles
  2. a comparison of two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another
  3. giving inanimate objects human characteristics
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Idiom
If you are feeling under the weather you are:
  1. happy
  2. not feeling well
  3. silly
  4. not excited
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Personification CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.5a

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Which phrase from the passage is an example of personification?
  1. "Spring flirted with me today"
  2. "bitter cold drops still carrying fragments of ice"
  3. "green leaves and the gardens's brown soil"
  4. "a gift I tuck away in the drawer"
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