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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Figurative Language Questions

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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 :: Figurative Language by shelbylyn
Stanza with 4 lines that may or may not rhyme.
  1. couplet
  2. tercet
  3. quatrain
  4. stanza
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by shelbylyn
Stanza with 3 lines that may or may not rhyme.
  1. quatrains
  2. tercet
  3. couplet
  4. stanza
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by shelbylyn
Stanza with 2 rhyming lines.
  1. couplets
  2. quatrains
  3. tercet
  4. stanza
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

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The line "its assurance is like a gift I tuck away in a drawer" is an example of what type of figurative language?
  1. Personification
  2. Hyperbole
  3. Alliteration
  4. Simile
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 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 phoebejeeby
Which of the following is an example of a simile?
  1. He had big feet.
  2. His feet were huge dolphins.
  3. His feet were like baby dolphins.
  4. His feet looked enormous.
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by mljames
"It's raining cats and dogs" is an example of a(n)                 
  1. idiom
  2. personification
  3. sensory language
  4. simile
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by kfoster
"Smart as a whip" is an example of what type of figurative language?
  1. personification
  2. simile
  3. metaphor
  4. onmatopoeia
Grade 6 :: Figurative Language by RThompsonBCS
Which of the following is the best 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.
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