Grammar Quiz

Similes and Body Idioms Quiz


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

A. waited in line

B. worked as a team


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


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


The boy liked to play video games.

A. simile

B. not a simile


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


as white as a sheet

A. person is scary

B. person is scared

C. person is fair-skinned


My children are my sunshine, and they can brighten any gloomy day. 
A. Simile
B. Metaphor


he Nintendo Wii cost an arm and a leg!

A. was very expensive

B. arms and legs are body parts


Choose the word that best completes the simile.
The cloud was as fluffy as ___.
A. a marshmallow
B. a nail
C. sand paper
D. a porcupine


like a fish out of water

A. feel unusual

B. feel comfortable

C. feel strange and uneasy


I have the heart of a lion.
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


busy as a bee

A. person likes working

B. person has a lot of time

C. person has a lot of tasks


Choose the word that best completes the simile.
The stuffed animal was as soft as ___.
A. a pin
B. a board
C. a window
D. a cloud


Phei Qinn was calm and ____________ during the spelling quiz.

A. as cool as a cucumber

B. as tough as nails

C. as loud as thunder

D. as good as gold


True or False?

A simile COMPARES 2 things.
_
A. TRUE

B. FALSE


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


as light as ___________

A. a baby

B. a book

C. feather

D. wing


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


“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.


Complete the Simile: 
As flat as a _______
A. cake
B. tree
C. pancake
D. muffin


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


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


“Johnny was as quick as lightning” means…

A. Johnny is on fire.

B. Johnny is very fast.

C. Lightning is fast.


A simile COMPARES 2 things using the words ____ or _____.

A. and, or

B. like, as

C. and, like




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