Greek and Latin Roots
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  • Question 1
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    Q. I bought a new telescope, so I can look at the stars. What does tele mean?
    answer choices
    phone
    far away
    talk
    close
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is the root word that means sound?
    answer choices
    tele
    phil
    phon
    sens
  • Question 3
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    Q. What is the root that means star?
    answer choices
    ast
    tele
    mis
    bio
  • Question 4
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    Q. What does manicure mean?
    answer choices
    A man with a cure.
    A cosmetic treatment of the hands and fingernails.
    A cure for handless people.
    a special kind of handshake.
  • Question 5
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    Q. What does bio mean?
    answer choices
    earth
    muscles
    life
    death
  • Question 6
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    Q. If I am writing a story about my life, what am I writing?
    answer choices
    autobiography
    biography
    geography
    automobile
  • Question 7
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    Q. This root word means to carry.
    answer choices
    vis
    mis
    gen
    port
  • Question 8
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    Q. My daughter, Elizabeth, is so sensitive.  What does the greek root sens mean?
    answer choices
    far away
    feel
    love
    life
  • Question 9
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    Q. Mrs. Nigro's class, "I demand your attention!"  What does the root mand mean?
    answer choices
    mean
    order
    system
    class
  • Question 10
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    Q. It would benefit you to be nice to each other.  What does bene mean?
    answer choices
    bad
    between
    good
  • Question 11
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    Q. What is the root word that means "give birth"?
    answer choices
    auto
    bio
    geo
    gen
  • Question 12
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    Q. In the word, philanthropy, what does the root word phil mean?
    answer choices
    giant bug
    love
    sweet
    people
  • Question 13
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    Q. We are going to make a chronological time line of the Revolutionary War.  What does chron mean?
    answer choices
    speed
    crinkled
    time
    chloride
  • Question 14
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    Q. What does vac mean?
    answer choices
    full
    empty
    complete
    loud
  • Question 15
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    Q. What is the root word that means "thought"?
    answer choices
    scrib
    luc
    log
    blog
  • Question 16
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    Q. True or False?
    vac = full
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 17
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    Q. True or False?  
    see = mis, mit
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 18
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    Q. True or False?
    say = dict
    answer choices
    True 
    False
  • Question 19
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    Q. True or False
    good = auto
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. True or False?
    Today is February 10, 2017
    answer choices
    True
    False
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