Hyperbole Quiz Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email Definition & ExamplesQuizFlashcardsWorksheets 1. Circle the fullest and most correct definition of hyperbole: Hyperbole is an exaggeration used for effect and always meant to be taken literally. Hyperbole is an unconscious overstatement which produces comical effects. Hyperbole is an exaggeration for effect not meant to be taken literally. Hyperbole is a literary device used for emphasis. 2. Hyperbole is often defined with regards to lying; only one of the below four claims is not correct. Which one? A hyperbole is a lie on the side of the truth. A hyperbole is a blatant lie nobody should notice. A hyperbole is an obvious lie which tells some more fundamental truth. A hyperbole is a lie which is not meant to be taken literally. 3. Hyperboles can be compared to which type of pictorial representations: Caricatures Impressionist paintings Abstract paintings Children’s illustrations 4. Which of these common-speech patterns is a hyperbole: cutting corners to make a long story short so far so good weighs a ton Loading … (Further Reading: Quiz Collection of All Literary Devices) Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.