Word Work: Word Roots
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  • Question 1
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    What does the word autograph mean in the sentence below?


    Lacy waited in line for the singer to autograph her picture.

    answer choices

    paint

    sell

    sign

    take

  • Question 2
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    What does the word automatic mean in the sentence below?


    An automatic car wash opened on the corner.

    answer choices

    self-powered

    wind-powered

    hand-powered

    human-powered

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    What does the word telescope mean in the sentence below?


    Rick studied the world through his telescope.

    answer choices

    a device for looking at small things

    a device for looking at shiny things

    a device for looking at moving things

    a device for looking at things far away

  • Question 4
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    What does the word magnify mean in the sentence below?


    We used a hand lens to magnify the grains of sand so we could see them better.

    answer choices

    to separate something

    to put something together

    to make something look larger

    to make something look smaller

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    What does the word maximum mean in the sentence below?


    The bridge had a maximum weight of four tons.

    answer choices

    the lowest

    the greatest

    the weakest

    the strongest

  • Question 6
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    port = to carry


    If you have a portable stove, what does that tell you about the stove?

    answer choices

    it is able to be easily carried or moved

    it easily warms up

  • Question 7
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    struct = to build


    The men were doing construction on the side of the road.

    answer choices

    building or fixing part of the road

    breaking the road apart

  • Question 8
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    com = together


    If you have a companion to work with on a project, you have a ...

    answer choices

    a panda friend

    a person to work with

  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q.

    mand = to order


    If you have a mandatory homework assignment...

    answer choices

    you have a man helping you with your homework

    you have been ordered to do the homework; you must do it

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    trans = to move across


    The mail carrier will transfer the package from the post office to the house.

    answer choices

    She will steal the package.

    She will take the package from one place to another.

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