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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by Alison3
Giving an inanimate object human qualities is called:
  1. Metaphor
  2. Alliteration
  3. Rhyme
  4. Hyperbole
  5. Onomatopoeia
  6. Repetition
  7. Personification
  8. Simile
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by mikehowe

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Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by shelleygeorge
Sarcasm is a form of verbal irony. Which statement below demonstrates sarcasm?
  1. A basketball fan remarks, "Watching Michael Jordan play ball knocks my socks off!"
  2. A soccer fan remarks, "That goalie is in way over his head."
  3. A football fan remarks, "That receiver's face was as white as a ghost, as the ball whizzed past his hands."
  4. A baseball fan remarks, "I just love lots of homework on opening night of the World Series!"
Grade 8 :: Poetic Devices by phillipjreese
When interpreting poetry it is very important to explain:
  1. the author's birthplace
  2. the author's wife's name
  3. the meaning and message of the poem
  4. the mean and mode of the set
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by rpino
The son of the police chief is arrested for burglary is an example of:
  1. verbal irony
  2. situational irony
  3. dramatic irony
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by chsteacher
Which of the following is an example of verbal irony?
  1. A left handed person is called "Lefty"
  2. A tall person is called "Shorty"
  3. An arrogant criminal gets caught.
  4. A best selling writer's latest novel is a flop.
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by october11wood
When the audience knows something that the character does not, it is called:
  1. dramatic irony
  2. situational irony
  3. verbal irony
  4. none of the above
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by october11wood
When actions have a different outcome than that which is expected, you have:
  1. verbal irony
  2. dramatic irony
  3. situational irony
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by Alison3
Comparing objects or ideas by staying that one is the other is called:
  1. Personification
  2. Rhyme
  3. Repetition
  4. Simile
  5. Alliteration
  6. Hyperbole
  7. Onomatopoeia
  8. Metaphor
Grade 8 :: Figurative Language by rpino
Grade 8 :: Poetic Devices by phillipjreese
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker often in very musical verse:
  1. narrative poetry
  2. syllabic poetry
  3. lyric poetry
  4. lyricist lounge show
Grade 8 :: Alliteration by Grader
Which of the following is NOT an example of alliteration?
  1. Sammy switched swiftly stopping sleepers.
  2. Bob killed Bill before he could travel to New York.
  3. Peter packed pickles partly because he was hungry.
  4. Candles cover cars before the light turned green.
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