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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: 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: 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: 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 CCSS: 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 Personification CCSS: 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"
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: L.6.5a
A literary device that gives human attributes to non-human things:
  1. alliteration
  2. hyperbole
  3. personification
  4. metaphor
Grade 6 Figurative Language
I am a tiny ant in this big old world! What is this an example of?
  1. simile
  2. metaphor
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. alliteration
Grade 6 Figurative Language
The sky is falling!
This is an example of:
  1. Alliteration
  2. Assonance
  3. Hyberbole
  4. Metaphor
Grade 6 Figurative Language
I'm as strong as a giant! This is an example of:
  1. metaphor
  2. simile
  3. rhyme scheme
  4. meter
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Figurative Language
My hands are ice cubes! This is an example of:
  1. simile
  2. metaphor
  3. alliteration
  4. assonance
Grade 6 Personification
What do you personify?
  1. friends
  2. family
  3. objects
  4. teachers
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Onomatopoeia
Which word is NOT an onomatopoeia?
  1. BOOM
  2. SWAT
  3. SPLASH
  4. SWISH
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Bob bakes dark brown brownies. This is an example of:
  1. Onomatopoeia
  2. Simile
  3. Hyperbole
  4. Alliteration
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