Grammar Quiz

Personification Quiz


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Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. The breeze cause our laundry to move back and forth on the clothesline.

B. The laundry was hanging on the clothesline to dry in the breeze.

C. Our laundry swooshed back and forth on the clothesline, tickled by the breeze.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. The water in the ocean was extremely warm.

B. The warm ocean waters embraced me.

C. The water was warm from the sun’s heat.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. The statues, atop their pedestals, stared down at me.

B. The statues were built on pedestals.

C. The statues were made of bronze and marble.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. The scruffy puppy’s eyes begged us to pick him up.

B. We couldn’t resist the terrier’s puppy-dog eyes.

C. The puppy looked up at us in an adorable way.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. Clouds were strolling through the sky.

B. The sky was filled with clouds.

C. Clouds form when moist air rises upwards.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. Vines crept slowly up the sides of the birdhouse.

B. Slow-growing vines soon covered the sides of the birdhouse.

C. Vines were growing slowly next to the birdhouse.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. The engine clanked as the old truck drove uphill.

B. The engine was old and beginning to rust.

C. The engine made a clanking noise as the old truck fought its way uphill.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. The cattails waved goodbye to the departing dragonflies.

B. The cattails’ leaves bounced up and down as the dragonflies flew away.

C. The cattails are full of fluffy seeds. Dragonflies land on them.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. Shiny new shoes peeked out from under his freshly pressed pants.

B. Shiny new shoes were visible under his freshly ironed pants.

C. Shiny new shoes were polished and clean.


Which of these sentences contains personification?

A. It rains frequently in April.

B. The rains in April nourish the growing plants.

C. April is a very weepy month.




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