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Literary Terms Quiz

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Question 1
'The snake slowly, silently, slithered towards its prey' is an example of:

A. Onomatopoeia
B. Alliteration
C. Personification
D. Symbolism
E. Emotive words

 
Question 2
The words, 'bang', 'whoosh' and 'bark' are examples of:

A. Personification
B. Similes
C. Alliteration
D. Onomatopoeia
E. symbolism

 
Question 3
'Her hair is like gold' and 'as strong as an ox' are examples of:

A. Personification
B. Symbolism
C. Metaphors
D. Similes
E. Emotive words

 
Question 4
'The cruel wind tore off the roof of the house' is an example of:

A. Personification
B. Metaphor
C. Emotive words
D. Alliteration
E. Symbolism

 
Question 5
What kind of word is the capitalised word in this example; 'The vet had to put down the SAVAGE dog.'?

A. Personification
B. Simile
C. Emotive word
D. Symbolism
E. Repetition

 
Question 6
'The fruit was stacked box upon box' and 'Read my lips: no new taxes, no new taxes' are examples of:

A. Emotive words
B. Metaphor
C. Personification
D. Repetition
E. Symbolism

 
Question 7
'A dove flew over the, now barren, battlefied' is an example of:

A. Metaphor
B. Symbolism
C. Personification
D. Alliteration
E. Emotive words

 

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