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English Quiz: Complete these sentences

November 06, 2014 09:22 IST

Test your knowledge about similes in our weekly English quiz.

Complete these English similesAs smooth as a snail' or 'as smooth as silk'?

'As fresh as a fish' or is it 'fresh as a daisy'? 

You've probably studied some of these while you were in school or heard your friends using them in a conversation.

We bring you a list of commonly used English similes.

Complete the sentences below and find out if you know all of them.

1. Complete the simile: As black as...
1) Coal
2) Sheep
3) Outer space

2. Complete the simile: As bold as...
1) A bear
2) Brass
3) A lion

3. Complete the simile: As cool as...
1) Air conditioning
2) A cucumber
3) A banana

4. Complete the simile: As clean as...
1) A gristle
2) A thistle
3) A whistle

5. Complete the simile: As quick as...
1) A stick
2) Lightning
3) Rain

6. Complete the simile: As busy as...
1) A bee
2) A bird
3) A bull

7. Complete the simile: As easy as...
1) Pie
2) A cake
3) Walking by

8. Complete the simile: As fresh as...
1) A fish
2) A deodorant
3) A daisy

9. Complete the simile: As bald as...
1) A boot
2) A coot
3) A root

10. Complete the simile: As mad as...
1) A maniac
2) A hatter
3) The moon

11. Complete the simile: As pale as...
1) Death
2) A peony
3) A pear

12. Complete the simile: As clear as...
1) A field
2) Water
3) A bell

13. Complete the simile: As wise as...
1) A saint
2) An owl
3) A fox

14. Complete the simile: As happy as...
1) A kid
2) A dog
3) A lark

15. Complete the simile: As timid as...
1) A rabbit
2) A toddler
3) A tack

16. Complete the simile: As deaf as...
1) A doorknob
2) A ghost
3) A snake

17. Complete the simile: As sober as...
1) Wine
2) A judge
3) The sun

18. Complete the simile: As poor as...
1) A church mouse
2) A beggar
3) A blind bat

19. Complete the simile: As old as...
1) The world
2) The hills
3) The trees

20. Complete the simile: As dull as...
1) A pig
2) Dishwater
3) A lake

Photo: Freddie Alequin/Wikimedia Commons

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