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100

A husband looks out of the window to see a raging thunderstorm He turns to his wife and says, "Wonderful weather we're having, dear!"

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

C. Verbal Irony 

100

After the newly hired assistant missed the bus and spilled coffee on his boss, he sighed and said, "This is going to be a fantastic day!"

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

C. Verbal Irony

100

The librarian received a $5.00 overdue notice in the mail for her book The Art of Perfectionism

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

100

After tripping on her gown at the fashion show, the model's agent told her she was as graceful as a moose. 

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

C. Verbal Irony

100

"Be careful. My dog is as friendly as a rattlesnake," said the owner with a sly grin.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

C. Verbal Irony

200

A commercial pilot spends years flying aircraft and clocking in his hours. He finally earns his license, only to develop a phobia of heights.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony


200

The dentist, who touted the benefits of flossing, and refraining from sweets, was diagnosed with advanced gingivitis. 

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony


200

In a scathing review, the film critic described the three-hour documentary "as enjoyable as a root canal."

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

C. Verbal Irony (Sarcasm)

200

The multimillionaire C.E.O. and author of How to Succeed in Business was asked to resign by members of his executive board.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

200

The best-selling author of horror books is scared of the dark and sleeps with the lights on.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

300

In the movie Star Wars, the audience knows that villianous Darth Vader is Luke's father, but Luke does not know until Episode V. 

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

A. Dramatic Irony

300

In the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy wants to run away. She visits the great and powerful OZ only to discover she wants to go home to Kansas and had the power to do so all along.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

300

In A Doll's House, the audience knows Nora borrowed money forging her father's signature and her husband is unaware. We also know Nora's husband thinks of her as a doll and Nora is unaware.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

A. Dramatic Irony

300

In Shakespeare's Macbeth, the audience knows Macbeth acts loyal to Duncan all the while planning his murder with Lady Macbeth.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

A. Dramatic Irony

300

During the interview, Steven Spielberg, the director of Jaws, confessed he is afraid of to swim in the ocean. 

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

400

The Los Angeles Times reports two suspects are at large for robbing a highly patrolled police station.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

400

At the age of 17, Albert Einstein, who developed the theory of relativity, failed his University Entrance Exam.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

400

When the demanding patron left two dollars on an $87 bill, the waitress exclaimed, "Thank you for the generous tip, Sir!"

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

C. Verbal Irony

400

"Your bedroom is as clean as a trashcan," said the exasperated teenager's mother with a sigh.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony


C. Verbal Irony

400

The locksmith misplaced the keys to his house and had to spend the night outside. 

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

500

In many horror movies, the audience is aware that there is a potential killer in the house while the soon-to-be- victim is oblivious. 

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

A. Dramatic Irony

500

In Romeo and Juliet, the audience watches in despair as Romeo drinks poison because he thinks Juliet is dead. Juliet then wakes up from a deep sleep, sees Romeo, and stabs herself with Romeo's dagger.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situation Irony

C. Verbal Irony

A. Dramatic Irony

500

At a Save the Animals fundraiser, the paparazzi took a picture of the president of P.E.T.A. wearing a mink coat.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational Irony

500

Drenched from head to toe, the weather forecaster came into work sopping wet because he forgot his umbrella at home.

A. Dramatic Irony 

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

B. Situational lrony

500

"This steak is as tender as a brick," said the customer as he cut into his T-Bone steak.

A. Dramatic Irony

B. Situational Irony

C. Verbal Irony

C. Verbal Irony