Grammar Quiz

Similes and Body Idioms Quiz


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The play was a big hit!

A. was a success

B. was very long


What does “sweet as honey” mean?

A. it’s gooey

B. it’s drippy

C. it’s sweet

D. it’s the color of honey


The night was as black as ________.

A. DIRT

B. COAL

C. LEAD


Is the following sentence a simile?
Her hair was as yellow as the sun.
A. Yes
B. No


I crossed my fingers with anticipation!

A. good luck

B. pointed at something


What two things are being compared in this sentence? After doing 20 push-ups John’s arms felt like limp noodles.

A. push-ups and John

B. arms and noodles

C. push-ups and noodles

D. John and noodles


He did not want the talk to get out of hand.

A. inside the classroom

B. out of control


as white as a sheet

A. person is scary

B. person is scared

C. person is fair-skinned


Complete the Simile:

As cold as _______
_
A. ice

B. sand

C. crystal

D. silk


What does “pretty as a picture” mean?

A. something is ugly

B. something you have a picture of

C. something is beautiful

D. something is in the shape of a frame


“My dad is strong like Superman” is saying….

A. My dad is NOT strong

B. My dad wishes he were superman

C. My dad is very strong

D. My dad is Superman


The boy liked to play video games.

A. simile

B. not a simile


as light as ___________

A. a baby

B. a book

C. feather

D. wing


“My bed felt like a fluffy cloud” means…

A. Clouds are fluffy.

B. Fluffy clouds are good to sleep on.

C. The bed was very soft and fluffy.


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


Choose the word that best completes the simile.
He ran as slow as a ___.
A. jaguar
B. race car
C. turtle
D. tornado


Which simile means “a piece of cake’?

A. as hardworking as an ant

B. as happy as a king

C. as clear as cystal

D. as easy as ABC


She practiced her lines. She knew the lines by heart.

A. memorized the lines

B. forgot the lines


My backpack was like a bag of bricks.
A. simile
B. metaphor


Choose the word that best completes the simile.
The baby rabbit was as small as ___.
A. a whale
B. a mouse
C. a giant
D. an elephant


Choose the word that best completes the simile.
He ran as slow as a ___.
A. jaguar
B. race car
C. turtle
D. tornado


A little birdie told me that the test would be next week!

A. Someone told me a secret

B. a small bird


I have the heart of a lion.
A. simile
B. metaphor


The needed to pull together. Then they could out on a great play.

A. waited in line

B. worked as a team


What does “slow as a snail” mean?

A. it looks like a snail

B. it’s the shape of a snail

C. it moves quickly

D. it moves very slowly




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