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This test is aligned with CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5.a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.5.a and CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.5

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Identifying Oxymoron (Grade 9)

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Identifying Oxymoron

1. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. "Water water everywhere nor any drop to drink"
  2. "All the world's a stage"
  3. "Great humility"
  4. "Dusk demands daylight"
2. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. Big sip
  2. Biggest big
  3. Funny fun
  4. Sad song
3. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. creepy skeleton
  2. honest politician
  3. happy as a clam
  4. under the water
4. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. He slowly made haste.
  2. He drove up the hill.
  3. He played the fiddle.
  4. He quickly ran away.
5. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. I need a cold ice cream cone.
  2. Let's go get a quick lunch.
  3. How could you increase the problem?
  4. That's a fine mess you've gotten yourself into.
6. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. eat your broccoli
  2. play the field
  3. agree to disagree
  4. hide and seek
7. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. "Daft be the bird"
  2. "'Tis a stroke of bad luck"
  3. "Over the meadow and through the woods"
  4. "She's no spring chicken"
8. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. I feel as though I've been buried alive in paperwork.
  2. I feel as though I have a bee in my bonnet.
  3. I feel as though I'm as hungry as a horse.
  4. I feel as though I've met my match.
9. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. It's a happy medium.
  2. It's a sunny morning.
  3. It's a calculated risk.
  4. It's a great choice.
10. 
Which of the following is an oxymoron?
  1. bright night
  2. quiet morning
  3. open door
  4. closed window

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