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Root Words: Test 1

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  • 1. 
    Jack's fourth grade class is going to the aquarium. An aquarium is a place with lots of creatures that are:
    • A. 

      Furry

    • B. 

      In the air

    • C. 

      In water

    • D. 

      On the grass

  • 2. 
    Studying for the test will be beneficial to my grade. Beneficial means:
    • A. 

      Fun

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Make it easier

    • D. 

      Good results

  • 3. 
    Can you measure the circumference of this circle? The root-word circum means:
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      Area

    • D. 

      Smoothness

  • 4. 
    Chronology is the study of _______.
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Colors

    • C. 

      Animals

    • D. 

      Water

  • 5. 
    A monarch is the __________ of a country.
    • A. 

      Ruler

    • B. 

      Military leader

    • C. 

      Wealth

  • 6. 
    Scary movies usually have a corpse that comes alive to attack the character. A corpse is a:
    • A. 

      Creepy creature

    • B. 

      Frankenstein

    • C. 

      Dead body

  • 7. 
    Something credible is:
    • A. 

      Very expensive

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Not believable

    • D. 

      Able to be believed

  • 8. 
    Being a mother is a domestic job. The root-word dom means:
  • 9. 
    What kind of athletes are very flexible?
    • A. 

      Sprint runners

    • B. 

      Baseball players

    • C. 

      Gymnasts and ballerinas

  • 10. 
    A fragment is:
    • A. 

      A piece of something that is different

    • B. 

      Found inside a woman's purse

    • C. 

      Kept in the freezer

    • D. 

      A piece of something that is broken

  • 11. 
    Geography is the study of the:
  • 12. 
    Lawyers help figure out legal issues that deal with the _______.
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      People

  • 13. 
    Zoology, sociology, anthropology, biology; are all __________ of different areas.
    • A. 

      Logics

    • B. 

      Smells

    • C. 

      Studies

    • D. 

      Geographies

  • 14. 
    Charlie was a malicious child so his teacher never knew what to do with him. Malicious means:
    • A. 

      Bad, harmful

    • B. 

      Smart

    • C. 

      Angry

  • 15. 
    Submarines are ships that travel underwater. The root-word mar means:
  • 16. 
    Someone with maternal instincts acts very:
    • A. 

      Nice

    • B. 

      Sensitive

    • C. 

      Motherly

    • D. 

      Fatherly

  • 17. 
    Satellites transmit signals. The root-word mit means:
    • A. 

      Record

    • B. 

      Send

    • C. 

      Translate

    • D. 

      Read

  • 18. 
    Neurosis is a small illness that deals with the:
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Blood cells

    • C. 

      Eyes

    • D. 

      Nerves

  • 19. 
    Women love to get pedicures. Pedicures have to do with your:
  • 20. 
    The patriarch of a Catholic church is also known as the:
  • 21. 
    On the telephone we use ___________ to communicate.
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Waves

    • C. 

      Signals

  • 22. 
    San Francisco is a metropolitan area. Poli means:
    • A. 

      Cold place

    • B. 

      Fun

    • C. 

      City

    • D. 

      Many

  • 23. 
    When you transport something, you are:
    • A. 

      Interpreting it

    • B. 

      Carrying it from one place to the next

    • C. 

      Reading it

    • D. 

      Using its resources

  • 24. 
    Telescopes help us to ____ things that are small.
  • 25. 
    The construction of most large buildings must be earthquake proof. Construction means:
    • A. 

      To build

    • B. 

      To create

    • C. 

      To draw

  • 26. 
    My raspberry jam is kept in a glass container. The root-word tain means:
    • A. 

      Bottle

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Hold

    • D. 

      Colorful

  • 27. 
    Another word for extend is:
  • 28. 
    A thermometer controls the ______ in a room.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Noise

    • C. 

      Smells

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 29. 
    When the fire alarm goes off, we must evacuate the building. Evacuate means to:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Empty

    • C. 

      Clean

    • D. 

      Cool

  • 30. 
    Singers use their vocals more than the average person. The root-word voc means:
    • A. 

      Breath

    • B. 

      Voice

    • C. 

      Mouth