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Choose a category.
You will be given the answer.
You must give the correct
question. Click to begin.
Click here for Final Je
Figurative
Language
Literary
Device
History
Library
Resources
Library
Terms
10 Point
20 Points
30 Points
40 Points
50 Poin...
The cat’s eyes
were jewels
gleaming out of
the darkness.
What is a
metaphor?
Like a writhing
snake, the broken
electric wires hissed
and twitched in the
grass.
What is a simile?
I had to wait an
eternity for the
file to download.
What is
hyperbole?
The burning wood
crackled and
hissed.
What is
onomatopoeia?
The wind
whispered to them
as they ran
through the woods.
What is
personification?
Take your
umbrella,
it’s raining cats
and dogs
What is an idiom?
A terrorist didn’t pay
enough postage on a letter
bomb. It was returned,
marked “return to sender”.
Forgetting it was the ...
What is irony?
A longer, more detailed
comparison of two ideas
or situations.
What is analogy?
They sat for a full minute chewing
gum slowly and watching each
other, then Jimmy released the
emergency brake and they ro...
What is imagery?
Flowing water
suggesting time and
eternity or a voyage
suggesting life…
What is
symbolism?
By NFL rules these
players must wear
numbers 20 - 49
What are
quarterbacks?
He holds the record
for pitching the
fastest fastball and
was nicknamed the
“Strikout King”
Who is Nolan
Ryan?
An “old school”
term for a football
field?
What is grid iron?
After a crowd booed
him, this pitcher sent
all the players on the
field to the dugout and
struck out 9 consecutive
batters...
Who was
Satchel Paige?
USFL formed in the
1980s and only
lasted a couple of
seasons
What is the
United States
Football League?
The leader of the
Confederate Army
during the Civil
War
Who was
Robert E. Lee?
December 7, 1941
When was the
attack on Pearl
Harbor?
In the 1920s this
made making,
buying and selling
of alcoholic
beverages illegal
What was
Prohibition?
The name for the
reform movements
to abolish acts of
discrimination from
1955 - 1968
What was the Civil
Rights Movement?
He was the
president before
JFK that was from
Abilene, Kansas.
Who was President
Dwight D. “Ike”
Eisenhower?
A written account
of a person’s life
What is a
biography?
A list of resources
arranged
alphabetically by
author and title.
What is a
bibliography?
A collection of data
(such as articles)
accessible by
computer
What is a
database?
Resources that
provide original
research or
documentation?
(such as the Declaration of Independence)
What is a primary
source?
Organized body of
past publications
preserved for
record keeping and
research purposes
What are
archives?
Librarian that
devised the
classification
system for library
materials
Who was
Melvil Dewey?
Area of the library
with aids for
finding
information
(such as enclyclopedias, atlases and almanacs)
What is reference?
A law that protects a
published work from
unauthorized use
What is
copyright?
ILL, ISBN or URL
What are
acronyms?
Interlibrary Loan
International Standardized Book Number or
Uniform Resource Locator
Restricting access
to materials deemed
objectionable
Morally, politically or religiously
What is a
censorship?
Make your wager
Final Answer:
3 boolean
operators
Final Question:
What are
AND OR NOT?
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Figurative Language Jeopardy

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Figurative Language Jeopardy

  1. 1. Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.
  2. 2. Click here for Final Je
  3. 3. Figurative Language Literary Device History Library Resources Library Terms 10 Point 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points Sports
  4. 4. The cat’s eyes were jewels gleaming out of the darkness.
  5. 5. What is a metaphor?
  6. 6. Like a writhing snake, the broken electric wires hissed and twitched in the grass.
  7. 7. What is a simile?
  8. 8. I had to wait an eternity for the file to download.
  9. 9. What is hyperbole?
  10. 10. The burning wood crackled and hissed.
  11. 11. What is onomatopoeia?
  12. 12. The wind whispered to them as they ran through the woods.
  13. 13. What is personification?
  14. 14. Take your umbrella, it’s raining cats and dogs
  15. 15. What is an idiom?
  16. 16. A terrorist didn’t pay enough postage on a letter bomb. It was returned, marked “return to sender”. Forgetting it was the bomb, he opened it and was blown to bits.
  17. 17. What is irony?
  18. 18. A longer, more detailed comparison of two ideas or situations.
  19. 19. What is analogy?
  20. 20. They sat for a full minute chewing gum slowly and watching each other, then Jimmy released the emergency brake and they rolled slowly along the drying sand road and down past the huge cleansing dawn coming, and the pine forests growing tall in the rising mists, and the quickly quiet waters of eternal spring.
  21. 21. What is imagery?
  22. 22. Flowing water suggesting time and eternity or a voyage suggesting life…
  23. 23. What is symbolism?
  24. 24. By NFL rules these players must wear numbers 20 - 49
  25. 25. What are quarterbacks?
  26. 26. He holds the record for pitching the fastest fastball and was nicknamed the “Strikout King”
  27. 27. Who is Nolan Ryan?
  28. 28. An “old school” term for a football field?
  29. 29. What is grid iron?
  30. 30. After a crowd booed him, this pitcher sent all the players on the field to the dugout and struck out 9 consecutive batters in 1935
  31. 31. Who was Satchel Paige?
  32. 32. USFL formed in the 1980s and only lasted a couple of seasons
  33. 33. What is the United States Football League?
  34. 34. The leader of the Confederate Army during the Civil War
  35. 35. Who was Robert E. Lee?
  36. 36. December 7, 1941
  37. 37. When was the attack on Pearl Harbor?
  38. 38. In the 1920s this made making, buying and selling of alcoholic beverages illegal
  39. 39. What was Prohibition?
  40. 40. The name for the reform movements to abolish acts of discrimination from 1955 - 1968
  41. 41. What was the Civil Rights Movement?
  42. 42. He was the president before JFK that was from Abilene, Kansas.
  43. 43. Who was President Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower?
  44. 44. A written account of a person’s life
  45. 45. What is a biography?
  46. 46. A list of resources arranged alphabetically by author and title.
  47. 47. What is a bibliography?
  48. 48. A collection of data (such as articles) accessible by computer
  49. 49. What is a database?
  50. 50. Resources that provide original research or documentation? (such as the Declaration of Independence)
  51. 51. What is a primary source?
  52. 52. Organized body of past publications preserved for record keeping and research purposes
  53. 53. What are archives?
  54. 54. Librarian that devised the classification system for library materials
  55. 55. Who was Melvil Dewey?
  56. 56. Area of the library with aids for finding information (such as enclyclopedias, atlases and almanacs)
  57. 57. What is reference?
  58. 58. A law that protects a published work from unauthorized use
  59. 59. What is copyright?
  60. 60. ILL, ISBN or URL
  61. 61. What are acronyms? Interlibrary Loan International Standardized Book Number or Uniform Resource Locator
  62. 62. Restricting access to materials deemed objectionable Morally, politically or religiously
  63. 63. What is a censorship?
  64. 64. Make your wager
  65. 65. Final Answer: 3 boolean operators
  66. 66. Final Question: What are AND OR NOT?

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