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Roots & Affix Practice Quiz

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Complete the following practice quiz to see where you are with your knowledge and application of Greek and Latin roots and affixes.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If someone is malnourished, he/she is 
    • A. 

      Well fed

    • B. 

      Poorly fed

    • C. 

      Anorexic

    • D. 

      Sick

  • 2. 
    If something is atypical, it  
    • A. 

      Not typed

    • B. 

      Typed

    • C. 

      Not typical

    • D. 

      Resembles an atypic

  • 3. 
    Something subterranean  would be found
    • A. 

      On a submarine

    • B. 

      In the ocean

    • C. 

      Under a house

    • D. 

      Under the earth

  • 4. 
    If you want to find out if something is truthful, you would __________ it. 
    • A. 

      Verify

    • B. 

      Veritas

    • C. 

      Deconstruct

    • D. 

      Transform

  • 5. 
    An intrastate rivalry would be between 
    • A. 

      Teams that lead their states' divisions

    • B. 

      Teams within the same state

    • C. 

      Teams in different states

    • D. 

      State champions

  • 6. 
    The diameter of a circle divides it in ___ equal parts. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

  • 7. 
    A monologue is literally defined as  
    • A. 

      One piece of wood you put in a fire

    • B. 

      A part of a play

    • C. 

      One person speaking

    • D. 

      A conversation

  • 8. 
    Antihydrology is 
    • A. 

      The study of water

    • B. 

      The study of being against water

    • C. 

      The study of deep water

    • D. 

      Learning how to hate water

  • 9. 
    "Brevity is the soul of wit" (Shakespeare) means that witty comments are best if  
    • A. 

      Crude

    • B. 

      Sexual

    • C. 

      Only understood by certain people

    • D. 

      Brief

  • 10. 
     A biography is
    • A. 

      A story

    • B. 

      Fiction

    • C. 

      Writing about a life

    • D. 

      Writing about two things

  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    Related to having three eyes 
  • 13. 
     To know somebody again
  • 14. 
    To speak of something before it happens 
  • 15. 
    To have similar or identical feeling