Question number : 1
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“Life, What is it but a dream”?
What is the figure of speech used in this line?
(A) Simile
(B) Personification
(C) Metaphor
(D) Alliteration

Question number : 2
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‘Life is but an empty dream’ Identify the figure of speech employed is the poetic line
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Oxymoran
(D) Repetition

Question number : 3
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“…… My man hood is cast in the flood of remembrance”
The figure of speech in this line is —–
(A) Metaphor
(B) Simile
(C) Personification
(D) Oxymoron

Question number : 4
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“The globe’s my world. The cloud’s my kin?”
Identify the figure of speech employed in the above line
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Apostrophe
(D) Ellipsis

Question number : 5
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Find out the figure of speech in the following line.
“O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark”
(A) Simile
(B) Allusion
(C) Metaphor
(D) Alliteration

Question number : 6
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Laugh till the game is played and be you merry, my friends.
In the above quoted lines from ‘Laugh and be Merry’ by John Masefield the figure of speech that occur is
(A) simile
(B) metaphor
(C) alliteration
(D) apostrophe

Question number : 7
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Identify the poetic line that differs in figure of speech from the other poetic lines :
(A) Be not like dumb driven cattle
(B) lie lifted his head from his drinking as cattle do
(C) You were the dawn
(D) Like homing bees you borrow

Question number : 8
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Identify the poetic line that differs in Figure Speech from the other lines.
(A) Speech that came like leech craft
(B) Still like muffled drums are beating
(C) Life is but an empty dream
(D) As humble plants by country hedge grows growing

Question number : 9
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….. my manhood is cast down in the flood of rememberance.
The figure of speech employed in this line is——.
(A) Metaphor
(B) Oxymoran
(C) Simile
(D) Anaphora

Question number : 10
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Identify the poetic line that differs in Figure Speech from the other lines.
(A) …my manhood is cast down in the flood of remembrance
(B) Like pearls and now a silver blade
(C) The reddest flower would look as pale as snow
(D) I weep like a child for the past

Question number : 11
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A mirror of his changing moods
Mention the figure of speech employed in this line
(A) Simple
(B) Allusion
(C) Anaphora
(D) Metaphor

Question number : 12
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Identify the poetic line that differs in figure of speech from the other poetic lines :
(A) Speech that came like leech-craft
(B) Like a golden swarm of fireflies you came
(C) He lifted his head from his drinking, as cattle do
(D) You were the dawn and sunlight filled the spaces

Question number : 13
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“The ship is anchor’d safe and sound, its voyage closed and done” –
The figure of speech used by Walt Whitman in these lines is——
(A) Oxymoron
(B) Personification
(C) Simile
(D) Metaphor

Question number : 14
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Identify the statement that best explains the use of metaphor in “laugh till the game is played; and be you merry, my friend”.
(A) laughter is compared to a merry-making game
(B) game is compared to a merry friendship
(C) life is compared to laughter and merry making
(D) life is compared to a game

Question number : 15
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“Now drops that floated on the pool
Like pearls, and now a silver blade“.
What figure of speech can you find in the underlined part of the above lines?
(A) Personification
(B) Metonymy
(C) Metaphor
(D) Transferred epithet

Question number : 16
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In “O Captain My Captain! My Captain our fearful trip is done, / The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won”, Captain and ship are examples of
(A) Metaphor
(B) Allusion
(C) Simile
(D) Personification

Question number : 17
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Identify the poetic line which is not having Simile as the figure of speech from the following options:
(A) As humble plants by country hedgerows growing
(B) Like a king in exile, uncrowned in the underworld
(C) Be not like dumb, driven cattle
(D) O tongues of fire ! you came devouring

Question number : 18
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Identify the poetic line that differs from others :
(A) If you can’t be a bush, be a bit of the grass
(B) Guesting a while in the rooms of a beautiful inn
(C) O ye wheels . . . . stop! Be silent for today!
(D) The globe’s my world, the cloud is my kin

Question number : 19
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‘And sings a melancholy strain’, -The Solitary Reaper
The figure of speech used here is —-
(A) Apostrophe
(B) Metaphor
(C) Anaphora
(D) Oxymoron

Question number : 20
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‘Be a bush, if you can’t be a tree’
Mention the figure of speech of the above line
(A) Simile
(B) Personification
(C) Alliteration
(D) Metaphor

Question number : 21
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Find out the figures of speech in the following lines :
“Laugh till the game is played”
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Allusion
(D) Oxymoron

Explanation

Figure of Speech identifier ‘is'(be form) –> Metaphor

Question number : 22
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Identify the poetic line that differs in figure of speech, from the other lines.
(A) In the world’s broad field of battle
(B) Writhed like lightning and was gone
(C) As humble plants by country hedgerows growing
(D) In solitary confinement as complete as any gaol

Question number : 23
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Identify the figure of speech used in the following poetic line.
In the world’s broad field of battle
(A) Personification
(B) Simile
(C) Metaphor   
(D) Oxymoron