Similes, Metaphors, & Idioms, OH MY! Quiz
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by Tiffany Shine
| 25 Questions
Note from the author:
Similes, Metaphors, and Idioms
1
0.5 pts
Which of the following is a figurative language phrase that does not mean the literal words said?
Simile
Metaphor
Idiom
2
0.5 pts
Which of the following compares two things without using like or as?
Simile
Metaphor
Idiom
3
0.5 pts
Which of the following compares two things using the words like or as?
Simile
Metaphor
Idiom
4
0.5 pts
Choose the meaning of this idiom:
I put my foot in my mouth.
My feet need to be washed.
I don't have socks on so I have to put my feet in my mouth.
I like the taste of feet.
I shouldn't have said that.
5
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The newly mopped floor was as slippery as a banana peel
simile
metaphor
6
0.5 pts
Choose the meaning of this idiom:
I have so much makeup work I am losing my mind.
I need to buy more makeup.
I don't know.
I have misplaced my brain.
I am going crazy.
7
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The boy was out in the sun for a long time. His skin was as red as a lobster.
simile
metaphor
8
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The boy looked out the window the morning after the storm. The snow was a blanket over the meadow.
simile
metaphor
9
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
Grumpy Harry was known for his bad moods. He had a temper like a volcano.
simile
metaphor
10
0.5 pts
Choose the meaning of this idiom:
You drive me up the wall!
I am so happy to see you!
You make me crazy.
I am Spiderman and I can jump from wall-to-wall.
I am driving my car up a wall.
11
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
Darcie held her tennis racket tightly. Her heart was pounding like a jackhammer.
simile
metaphor
12
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The ocean was a raging bull as the storm set in.
simile
metaphor
13
0.5 pts
Choose the meaning of this idiom:
I am already on thin ice. I can't skip my homework tonight.
I am super close to being in trouble.
I eat cookies called thin ice.
I like to ice skate.
I'm really cold, like ice.
14
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The sky was a huge bruise, with purple, blue, and bits of yellow.
simile
metaphor
15
0.5 pts
Choose the meaning of this idiom:
It has been raining cats and dogs all day.
It is raining really hard.
I have been chasing dogs and cats all day.
Small dogs and cats have fallen out of the sky into my backyard.
Animals from the zoo have escaped.
16
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
As the sun rose out of the lake, it was a giant, blazing lamp.
simile
metaphor
17
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The boy's father smiled as big as the sunrise as he reeled in the big fish he had caught.
simile
metaphor
18
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The new lotion I got from Bath and Body Works made my skin feel as smooth as silk.
simile
metaphor
19
0.5 pts
Choose the meaning of this idiom:
You have been talking too much during dinner. You need to zip your lips.
Sew a zipper into your lips and zip them shut.
Close your mouth and stop talking.
The food doesn't taste very good for dinner.
You have fake lips so you need to sew some new ones on.
20
0.5 pts
Choose whether the example is a simile or metaphor:
The soccer ball was a meteor, flying high above the sky.
simile
metaphor
21
1 pt
What does the idiom monkey business mean?
Stop your monkey business and focus on your spelling test.
22
1 pt
What does the idiom keep your eyes open mean?
Keep your eyes open for the pink Starbursts because that's the one I want!
23
1 pt
What does the idiom break a leg mean?
I told her to "break a leg" before she danced last night.
24
1 pt
Create a sentence using the idiom can of worms.
25
1 pt
Create a sentence using the idiom hold your horses.
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