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Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia (Grade 7)

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Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia

Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
  1. The sun glistened, turning the lake into a pot of honey.
  2. The pond is beautiful.
  3. The pond was as cold as ice.
  4. The sun shone on the smooth surface of the pond.
Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
  1. The slimy snake slithered slowly sideways
  2. The snake was very slow and fat
  3. The frog jumped forward and landed upside-down
  4. The big bear had soft fur that was long and shaggy
Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
  1. The scarlet coat was very warm.
  2. As the wind whispered in the treetops, the leaves whirled to the ground.
  3. Tariq is a very smart young man.
  4. What is the name of the new band that Brianna and Yvanna joined?
Which of the following lines contains an example of onomatopoeia?
  1. He's nibbling the noodles.
  2. He's licking the ice.
  3. And he lets out a roar.
  4. And it gives me a scare.
Which of these sentences does NOT contain onomatopoeia?
  1. The really red rose is beautiful.
  2. The floor creaked as I walked across it.
  3. The bee was buzzing in my ear.
  4. The race car screeched down the road.
The use of words whose sounds make you think of their meanings is called:
  1. cliche
  2. onomatopoeia
  3. alliteration
  4. simile
Boom! Whack! Pow!

These are examples of                
  1. alliteration
  2. assonance
  3. consonance
  4. onomatopoeia
Peter Piper picked a pickled pepper is an example of                
  1. assonance
  2. alliteration
  3. consonance
  4. onomatopoeia
Read the sentence below. What is it an example of?

The lazy lion languished under the luminous light of the lava lamp.
  1. alliteration
  2. personification
  3. simile
  4. metaphor
Words like, "buzz, squeak, sneeze, drip, and ring," are examples of:
  1. simile
  2. personification
  3. alliteration
  4. onomatopoeia
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