Interpreting Figurative Language in Fiction

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which of the following uses the words 'like' or 'as' to draw a comparison between two things that are not particularly similar?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. Which of the following gives animals or inanimate objects human qualities or characteristics?

2. Which of the following paints a verbal picture to compare two dissimilar things?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Figurative language can enrich your writing, making it more exciting, descriptive, and powerful. Use this assessment to check your understanding of figurative language. It will ask you questions about the different types of figurative language.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to succeed on this quiz should familiarize themselves with the following types figurative language:

  • Simile
  • Metaphor
  • Personification
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Alliteration
  • Hyperbole

Skills Practiced

The assessment will allow students to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the accompanying lesson on analyzing figurative language in fiction
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the several types of figurative language
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between the uses of different types of figurative language in fiction

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, take a look at the accompanying lesson, Interpreting Figurative Language in Fiction. It will help students achieve these goals:

  • Define figurative language
  • Identify the types of figurative language, including simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia
  • Distinguish between the types of figurative language
  • Analyze examples of figurative language
Support