Grammar Quiz

Similes, Metaphors, Personification and Hyperbole Quiz


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Blake declined the invitation, claiming he had a million things to do. 

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


Her hands were as cold as ice after the hayride.

A. simile

B. metaphor


The statement, “No homework today,” was music to the students’ ears.

A. simile

B. metaphor


The sun winked out from under the clouds.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


I felt as if I could sleep forever.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


Shane felt like he had a ton of homework to complete and not enough time to do it.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


The crocodile’s teeth were daggers, ready to chomp down on a meal.

A. simile

B. metaphor


His parents always told him that life was a rollercoaster and to jump on.

A. simile

B. metaphor


My alarm clock yells at me each morning to wake up, but I ignore it.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


Julia felt like she had been walking for days.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


The dog’s eyes were as black as coal.

A. simile

B. metaphor


The children were puppets, merely doing what they were told.

A. simile

B. metaphor


James joked and said that his sister was as light as a feather after cutting her hair.

A. simile

B. metaphor


The roses were begging to be watered.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


Jamela’s hair was smooth as silk after getting it straightened at the hair salon.

A. simile

B. metaphor


He was a rock and would not budge on the issue.

A. simile

B. metaphor


The house was lonely and empty while the family was away.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 


The flower seemed to be tilting her head towards the people passing by.

A. personification

B. hyperbole 




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