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DEFINITIONS & TERMINOLOGIES OF: DIFFERENT TYPES OF SAYINGS (QUIZ: Part One)

Hi. This is the first quiz in my series on definitions and terminologies, which are used in classifying: various types of popular expressions, sayings, adages, aphorisms, epigrams, idioms, proverbs, maxims and other related terms (and words). 

All you have to do is:- Match up each definition, with the correct term (or word) that it stands for. Do enjoythe quiz; and afterwards leave your score, comments and up-vote inthe section below. Thanks. Good luck.

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– 4) Part Four: click here.

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  • Which overall, catch-all term denotes: a saying, or expression, that contains a general, observational truth (or a pithy of wisdom)?

    • Aphorism
    • Cliché
    • Platitude
    • Quip
  • Which term (or word) refers to: the repetition of the same thing using different words in the sentence or phrase?

    • Epigram
    • Idiom
    • Motto
    • Tautology
  • Which type of a saying is: ‘religious, mystical, or spiritual; and is often repeated over, and over, during meditation, or prayer’?

    • Apophthegm
    • Epithet
    • Mantra
    • Maxim
  • Which is the name of a saying made in honour of a dead person; and is often engraved on burial headstones in cemeteries, or on memorial plaques?

    • Adage
    • Epigram
    • Epitaph
    • Epithet
  • Which term refers to: a popular aphorism that has gained its credibility as: an expression of wisdom; because, it has been in use for a very long time?

    • Adage
    • Cliché
    • Idiom
    • Platitude
  • Which term refers to: a clever, poetic saying that comments on a particular person, or idea, or thing?

    • Mantra
    • Epigram
    • Epithet
    • Motto
  • Which term (or word) refers to: an unoriginal and overused saying?

    • Cliché
    • Maxim
    • Motto
    • Witticism
  • An adage has the same meaning as a proverb; and a proverb also has the same meaning as a adage. Both words mean the same thing.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Which type of concise sayings are used by people and organisations to state their general outlook; or define their aims and intentions?

    • Idiom
    • Motto
    • Platitude
    • Quip
  • A cliché has the same meaning as a bromide; and a bromide also has the same meaning as a cliché (ie both words mean the same thing).

    • Yes
    • No

What do you think?

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