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TEST I: Multiple choice

Encircle the correct answer on the given items.

1. A figure of speech that uses "like" or "as" to make a comparison.

a. Hyperbole c. Metaphor
b. Personification d. simile

2. A figure of speech in which the author or speaker purposely and obviously exaggerates to an
extreme.

a. Personification c. Hyperbole
b. simile d. Metaphor

3. It is a figure of speech that gives human traits to non-living things.

a. Hyperbole c. Metaphor
b. Personification d. simile

4. What figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things that aren't alike but do have
something in common.

a. Simile c. Metaphor
b. Hyperbole d. Personification

5. She is drowning in a sea of grief.

a. Personification c. Simile
b. Metaphor d. Hyperbole

6. I move fast like a cheetah of the Serengeti.

a. Metaphor c. Hyperbole
b. Simile d. Personification

7. The sky misses the sun at night.


a. Personification c. Hyperbole
b. Simile d. Metaphor

8. I've told you a million times to clean your room!

a. Hyperbole c. Metaphor
b. Personification d. simile

9. She's happy as a clam

a. Metaphor c. Hyperbole
b. Simile d. Personification

10. I had to walk 15 miles to school in the snow, uphill, in bare feet.

a. Personification c. Metaphor
b. Simile d. Hyperbole

TEST II: Identification

Write T if the statement is correct and F if not. Write your answers in the space provided
before each number.

_____ 11.Simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two different things.

_____ 12. Metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or phrases is applied to an object or
action.

_____ 13. Personification is an attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to


something non-human.

_____ 14. Hyperbole is an ordinary statement or does not claim literal meanings.

_____ 15. Metaphor is also known as exaggerated statements.

_____16. "The snow is a white blanket." Is an example of metaphor?

_____ 17. "She sweats like a pig." Is an example of personification?

_____ 18. "He is running faster than the wind." is an example of hyperbole?

_____ 19. "My dad will kill me when he returns home" is a simile
_____ 20. "She is skinny as a toothpick." is an example of metaphor.

TEST III: Matching type


Match column A to column B. Write your answers on the space provided before each
number.

Column A Column B

____1. Expresses the resemblance A. Hyperbole


of one thing to another of a B. Simile
different category, usually C. Personification
introduced by as or like D. Metaphor
____ 2. A thing, an idea or an
animal is given a human
characteristic.
____ 3. A deliberate
exaggeration.
____ 4. Describes a person or
object by referring to something
that is considered to possess
similar characteristics.

TEST IV: Essay


Make an essay that consists of 3-5 sentences that indicates samples of simile and
metaphor, and 3 samples of personification and hyperbole.

Prepared:

CHRIS JOHN VHERN A. BARREDO


RHAZZY MAE CONCHE
MARY FECIAN GENOVA
MICHELLE C. MARTINEZ
MAY MERCADO
Instructors, English 9

Recommending Approval:

ROLANDO P. DIMAGIBA
Head, English Department

Noted:

ESMERALDA NATALIA C. GARCIA, EdD


Principal IV