Study Guide of Figurative Language

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1. I was so hungry that I even ate the plate. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) hyperbole
B) metaphor
C) personification
D) simile
2. My father was the sun and the moon to me. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) hyperbole
B) simile
C) metaphor
D) personification
3. The rain seemed like an old friend who had finally found us. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) onomatopoeia
B) metaphor
C) personification
D) simile
4. "Smash", when the cup fell off the table. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) personification
B) metaphor
C) onomatopoeia
D) hyperbole
5. He was a library of information about baseball. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) metaphor
B) personification
C) simile
D) hyperbole
6. The curtain was waving to everyone every time the wind blew through the open window. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) onomatopoeia
B) metaphor
C) personification
D) hyperbole

7. The tree shook its branches angrily. What type of figurative language is being used in this sentence? A) personification
B) metaphor
C) onomatopoeia
D) hyperbole
8. Drip, Drop, Drip, Drop went the rain drops falling on the roof of the house. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) metaphor
B) onomatopoeia
C) personification
D) alliteration
9. Her head was so full of ideas that it was ready to burst wide open. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) alliteration
B) metaphor
C) hyperbole
D) personification
10. The baby was like an octopus, grabbing for everything in sight. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) metaphor
B) simile
C) hyperbole
D) personification
11. That movie took my breath away. What type of figurative language is usede in this sentence? A) alliteration
B) personification
C) idiom
D) metaphor
12. Leslie said that she...
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