Grammar Quiz

Similes Quiz


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Which simile describes something that is unwanted or unwelcome? 
A. As welcome as a skunk at a picnic
B. As welcome as a $100
C. As welcome as a Christmas gift
D. as welcome as a new car


Which simile DOES NOT means

“moving very quick or fast’?

A. as fast as lightning

B. as light as a feather

C. as swift as a deer

D. as agile as a monkey


As cheap as
A. gold
B. a new car
C. a diamond ring
D. dirt


as strong as __________

A. Hercules

B. Hang Tuah

C. a giant


Which simile means “Never listen to others’?

A. as calm as a cat

B. as cunning as a fox

C. as cool as a cucumber

D. as stubborn as a mule


Pick the word that best fits the simile:
The children were as quiet as
A. frogs in the swamp
B. dogs chasing cats
C. a mouse
D. a lion


“As different as night and day,” describes
A. two things that are very different
B. two things that are alike
C. two things that are similar
D. two things that are just the same


Which word CANNOT be used with

as wise as ________?

A. Solomon

B. an owl

C. a professor


Outside, it was very cold and the wind howled loudly. Inside, we had a warm fire, and we were
A. as cold as a January morning
B. as cold as ice
C. as snug as a bug in a rug
D. as warm as a rabbit in a snowstorm


“The dress fits like a glove,” describes
A. a dress that is too big
B. a dress that is too tight
C. a dress that fits perfectly
D. a dress that is too long


as vain as a peacock means

A. fancy

B. useless

C. proud

D. beautiful


Which simile means ‘showing a lack of courage or easily frightened’?

A. as brave as a lion

B. as calm as a cat

C. as timid as a cat

D. as timid as a mouse


Which simile means “healthy and strong’?

A. as fit as a fiddle

B. as strong as an ox

C. as good as gold

D. as cunning as a fox


Freddy was with all of his friends when their ball went over the fence into the neighbor’s yard, where a big, scary dog lived. It has been said the last child that went into the yard was eaten alive. Freddy decides to go anyway. He is
A. as quick as a 
B. as brave as a lion
C. like taking candy from a baby
D. as white as snow


as agile as a ____________

A. rabbit

B. squirrel

C. monkey

D. bull




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