WONDER #2290: What Is an Oxymoron?

Question 1 of 3

An oxymoron is a what?

  1. figure of speech
  2. metaphor
  3. simile
  4. paradox

Question 2 of 3

An oxymoron is a figure of speech where two terms seem what?

  1. complimentary
  2. agreeable
  3. contradictory
  4. synonymous

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is an example of an oxymoron?

  1. huge elephant
  2. tiny mice
  3. jumping kangaroo
  4. jumbo shrimp

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