Take the Metaphor Identity Quiz! Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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Which of these phrases employs a metaphor?
The correct answer is "It's raining men."

Which of these best describes what a metaphor does?
The correct answer is "Transfers characteristics from one thing to another."

Where does the word "metaphor" come from?
The correct answer is "The Greek language."

Which of these statements is correct?
The correct answer is "All of the above."

Identify the metaphor below for being overworked.
The correct answer is "Drowning in paperwork."

Which of these is a metaphor for being extremely angry?
The correct answer is "Spitting feathers."

Which metaphor might describe someone with little intelligence?
The correct answer is "A thermos short of a picnic set."