4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- a writer uses this to minimize the obvious importance or seriousness of someone or something, assuming the audience knows the significance. Ex: "After a fireman saves a family, he says, 'Just doing my job.'"
- adjective or adjective phrase that an author uses to describe the perceived nature of a noun by accentuating one of its dominant characteristics, whether real or metaphysical. Ex: "grey-eyed Athena"
- a metaphor that uses a part to represent the whole. Ex: "I just got a new set of wheels."
- a question that a writer poses to the audience in which he/she does not expect an answer. Ex: "Got milk?"
3 True/False questions
apostrophe → a metaphor that uses a part to represent the whole. Ex: "I just got a new set of wheels."
litotes → used for emphasis or affirmation and asserts a point by denying the opposite. Ex: "Tornadoes are not unheard of in Nebraska during the summer." (when in fact they occur frequently)
metonymy → a metaphor in which the actual subject is represented by an item with which it is closely related. Ex: "Today, the White House issued a statement congratulating Congress on its passage of the new energy bill."