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Similes and Metaphors
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by Charis Shattuck
| 20 Questions
Note from the author:
Simile and Metaphors
1
1 pt
Which of the following compares two things using the words like or as?
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
2
1 pt
Which of the following compares two things without using like or as?
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
3
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The gardener's hands were sandpaper.
simile
metaphor
4
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile, Metaphor, or Neither:
The newly mopped floor was a slippery as a banana peel
simile
metaphor
neither
5
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The boy was out in the sun for a long time. His skin was as red as a lobster.
simile
metaphor
neither
6
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The cat wondered around the yard as though she was lost.
simile
metaphor
neither
7
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The boy looked out the window the morning after the storm. The snow was a blanket over the meadow.
simile
metaphor
neither
8
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
Grumpy Harry was known for his bad moods. He had a temper like a volcano.
simile
metaphor
neither
9
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The audience buzzed with anticipation as the mathematics competion was about to begin.
simile
metaphor
neither
10
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The runway is a pond, black from the night.
simile
metaphor
neither
11
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
Darcie held her tennis racket tightly. Her heart was pounding like a jackhammer.
simile
metaphor
neither
12
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The girls' knees were two rubber lumps as she waited to find out if she made the Cheerleading team.
simile
metaphor
neither
13
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The sky was a huge bruise, with purple, blue, and bits of yellow.
simile
metaphor
neither
14
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The stars were becoming ghosts in the lightening sky.
simile
metaphor
neither
15
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor:
The hot tea in his hands felt warm.
simile
metaphor
neither
16
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The sun, as it rose out of the lake, was a giant, blazing lamp.
simile
metaphor
neither
17
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The boy's father smiled as big as the sunrise as he reeled in the big fish he had caught.
simile
metaphor
neither
18
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The new lotion I got from Bath and Body Works made my skin feel as smooth as silk.
simile
metaphor
neither
19
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The soccer ball was a meteor, flying high above the sky.
simile
metaphor
neither
20
1 pt
Choose whether the example is a Simile or Metaphor or Neither:
The ocean was a raging bull as the storm set in.
simile
metaphor
neither
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