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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 7 Personification
"But when the trees bow down their heads..." is an example of:
  1. hyperbole
  2. metaphor
  3. personification
  4. simile
Grade 7 Figurative Language
Similes and metaphors are both
  1. types of literal language.
  2. types of contrasts.
  3. types of viewpoints.
  4. types of comparisons.
Grade 7 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.7.5
Literal language is different from figurative language because
  1. it is unclear.
  2. it can have more than one meaning.
  3. it means exactly what is said or written.
  4. it gives directions.
Grade 7 Hyperbole
I am dying of boredom is an example of:
  1. metaphor
  2. simile
  3. personification
  4. hyperbole
Grade 7 Figurative Language
Miss Ryan took me to a seat at the front of the room, into which I shrank—the better to survey her.

The author's word choice suggests that Ernesto feels                                                      .
  1. like he is in love with his teacher.
  2. like this is the best day of his life.
  3. like he wants to go back to his school in Mazatlan.
  4. like he wants to hide and just observe the classroom.
Grade 7 Figurative Language CCSS: L.7.5
Which of the following sentences contains imagery?
  1. I told Charlie I had a lot of homework to do.
  2. "It was nice to see you again," Jacob said.
  3. I opened my eyes and looked around.
  4. I could hear the waves crashing against the rocks somewhere nearby.
Grade 7 Metaphor
Grade 7 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.7.5, L.7.5a, L.9-10.5
Which of the following is not an example of an allusion?
  1. She transformed her backyard to look like the Garden of Eden.
  2. His wife was his Achilles' heel.
  3. He lies so much, I'm surprised his nose doesn't grow like Pinnochio's.
  4. We'll miss him so much because he was the best dog ever.
Grade 7 Idiom
Which is NOT an example of an idiom?
  1. A dog ran after a rabbit.
  2. Those cards are a dime a dozen.
  3. Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
  4. It's raining cats and dogs out there.
Grade 7 Figurative Language
Words like, "buzz, squeak, sneeze, drip, and ring," are examples of:
  1. simile
  2. personification
  3. alliteration
  4. onomatopoeia
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