Figurative Language Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is a comparison between two things that allows the readers to think of things in a new way?

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1. In the Rihanna song, 'Diamonds,' what type of figurative language is it when she sings, "Shine bright like a diamond"?


In One Direction's song, 'Story of My Life,' there are the following lyrics:

'I drive all night

To keep her warm and time

Is frozen'

The part where it says, 'time is frozen,' what type of figurative language is it?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thanks to this quiz and worksheet, you can see how much you know about figurative language. You'll be asked about examples of this type of language on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these materials to see what you know about:

  • Type of figurative language that 'time is frozen' is
  • Figurative language regarding the song The House that Built Me
  • What 'Shine bright like a diamond' is an example of
  • What type of figurative language is found in a quote from the song Enchanted

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember information you gained about the meaning of figurative language
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the types of figurative language used in various song lyrics
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the English lesson on figurative language

Additional Learning

Learn more using the lesson called Figurative Language Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. Using this lesson helps you review more details about:

  • Purpose of figurative language
  • Main types of figurative language and how they work
  • Figurative language in songs