Similes Quiz


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 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

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

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

“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

“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 strong as __________

A. Hercules

B. Hang Tuah

C. a giant

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

as agile as a ____________

A. rabbit

B. squirrel

C. monkey

D. bull


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