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Understatement or Hyperbole? (Grade 8)

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Understatement or Hyperbole?

1. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

After finishing a very small salad, a girl says, "That didn't quite fill me up."
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
 
2. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

While standing next to giraffe, a man says, "He's just a little taller than me."
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
3. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

A girl finishes a test and says, "That test was so easy a dog could pass it."
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
 
4. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

A hurricane is approaching and the weather forecaster says, "I foresee a little rain in our future."
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
5. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

An inch of snow is predicted and the weather reporter says, "This is going to be the blizzard of the century."
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
 
6. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

A building is going to be demolished and a letter is sent to the building next door warning them that they might hear a bit of noise.
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
7. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

A magnitude 2.0 earthquake struck an error and a witness said it felt like her home was going to collapse.
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
 
8. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

A magnitude 2.0 earthquake struck an error and a witness said it felt like her home was going to collapse.
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
9. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

Someone says that they think a billionaire is adequately prepared for retirement.
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement
 
10. 
Is the following statement an example of an understatement or a hyperbole?

A little girl says that her father is always at work.
  1. hyperbole
  2. understatement

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