Roots and Affixes
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A prefix goes _________of a word.
    answer choices
    at the end
    at the beginning
    in the middle
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. A suffix goes _______of a word.
    answer choices
    at the beginning
    in the middle
    at the end 
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. The base word in disagree is?
    answer choices
    agree
    dis
    ree
  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. In order to bake a cake, you must first prepare the batter. The prefix pre- means
    answer choices
    after
    before
    until
    move
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. The doctor returned to check on his patient. The prefix re- means:
    answer choices
    away
    again
    aging
    not
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. Fill in the blank: 
    My mom wanted milk without fat. 
    She wanted ___fat milk. 
    answer choices
    non-
    pre-
    re-
    un- 
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the prefix meaning for poly?
    answer choices
    few
    zero
    many
    one
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. -ology is a suffix meaning _____?
    answer choices
    study of
    color
    water
    between
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. Tri- means what?
    answer choices
    four
    pieces
    three
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. The meaning of the prefix "anti" is
    answer choices
    against
    to need help
    no
    near
  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q. I decided to _______________ my Iphone account so that no one could use it. 
    answer choices
    devuse
    interject
    transcontinental 
    deactivate
  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q. The story ____________ some truly horrible events to take place in the the not too distant future. 
    answer choices
    prefixed
    deactivated
    foreshadowed
    interacted
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. How does an animal who is a biped move around?
    answer choices
    with its wings
    on its stomach
    on four legs
    on two feet
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. People who suffer from allergies often take a type of medicine called an antihistamine. What does an antihistamine do?
    answer choices
    It acts against histamines.
    It increases the amount of histamines.
    It combines with histamines.
    It works with histamines.
  • Question 15
    300 seconds
    Q. Luminary, Illuminate, Lucid, Illustrious, and Translucent all are derived from the root word “luc/lum” which means?
    answer choices
    "to throw"
    "to speak"
    "to light"
    "to take"
  • Question 16
    300 seconds
    Q. Macy tried to circumvent the problem by calling her professor ahead of time.

    What does the word circumvent mean in the sentence above?
    answer choices
    to learn again
    to remember
    to get around
    to draw a circle
  • Question 17
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    Q. When the snow froze over into ice, it caused quite the catastrophe for the parking lot. The ice was so heavy, it caused the branches to break from the trees and onto the parked cars. In addition to the broken windshields, the floor to the lot was covered in debris and other particles. This was abnormal weather for this time of the year.

    Using your knowledge of Greek and Latin roots, what is the meaning of the word catastrophe in the passage above?
    answer choices
    Glass
    A turn for the worst
    Insurance
    Happiness
  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q. Disarm must mean __________ according to the root/affix.
    answer choices
    deprive of weapons
    thoroughly deceive 
    war time 
    before war
  • Question 19
    300 seconds
    Q. Mom had to intervene when my sister and I started to argue over the remote. 
    The prefix inter- in the word intervene means _____.
    answer choices
    into
    above
    between
    over
  • Question 20
    300 seconds
    Q. In 1919, Charles Lindbergh completed a solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean; taking off from New York City and landing in Paris, France. 
    Which word correctly describes Lindbergh's flight?
    answer choices
    subatlantic
    transatlantic
    interatlantic
    circumatlantic
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