Quiz: Is It A Simile Or A Metaphor? Put Your Grammar Skills To The Test!

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 Jul 24, 2020
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Question: 1/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


As the teacher entered the room, she muttered under her breath, "This class is like a three-ring circus."
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Question: 2/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


The giant's steps were thunder as he ran toward Jack.
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Question: 3/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


The pillow was a cloud when I put my head on it after a long day.
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Question: 4/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


I feel like a limp dishrag.
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Question: 5/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


Those girls are like two peas in a pod.
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Question: 6/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


The fluorescent light was the sun during the test.
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Question: 7/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


No one invites Harold to parties because he is a wet blanket.
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Question: 8/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


The bar of soap was a slippery eel during the dog's bath.
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Question: 9/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


Ted was as nervous as a mouse in a room full of cats.
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Question: 10/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


He's as dead as a doornail.
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Question: 11/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


Love is a battlefield.
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Question: 12/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


Life is like a box of chocolates.
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Question: 13/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


It's raining cats and dogs outside.
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Question: 14/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


You ain't nothin' but a hound dog cryin' all the time.
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Question: 15/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


His voice is an angel's song.
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Question: 16/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


Her music is a portal to another world.
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Question: 17/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


The baby was like an octopus, grabbing at all the cans on the shelves.
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Question: 18/18Is this a simile or a metaphor?


Your love is like the wind; I can't see it, but I can feel it.
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