Figures of Speech

This is a figures of speech quiz for a Grade 6 level. Here you will be tested on all the figures of speech.

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Which of the following is an IDIOM?

A) Over the moon
B) You took forever!
C) He passed away

B
A
C

What is a definition of a HYPERBOLE?

An over-exaggeration.
A statement that contradicts itself.
A subtle way of saying something considered too harsh.

Which of the following is FALSE?

An example of an oxymoron is: The Jumbo Shrimp.
An example of onomatopoeia is: Flutter Pop!
An example of a pun is: The old man ate olives for lunch!

What Figure of speech is: He bites the dust.

What figure of speech is: The sun smiled down on us on this sunny day.

What figure of speech is: Pinocchio said: My nose WILL grow!

What figure of speech is: The deafening silence.

What figure of speech is: She is as smart as a dolphin!

Select 3 examples of irony.

Select the three correct answers
The fire station burned down
The police station was robbed
I *can't wait* for the exams.
The marriage councillor files for divorce.
Oh, yes, I did *so well* in my test.
Detention was *Great*.

What figure of speech is: Detention was *Great*.

What figure of speech is: Clap your hands and stamp your feet!

Alliteration
Personification
Metaphor
Assonance
Hyperbole

Select two examples of a Hyperbole

Select the two correct answers
You are taking ages!
My mom is literally 10 mins late!
Oh My Gosh! My dad was suppose to fetch me like, 10 hours ago!