Greek And Latin Roots

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Greek And Latin Roots

Choose all of the answers that denote (indicate or directly signify) or which match the key Latin-Greek elements in the questions. So don’t stop just because you have checked one answer. Examine each number to see if one, two, or more answers designate the key element.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bio-, as in biology or microbiotic, means:
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Animal

    • D. 

      Living

  • 2. 
    Pyro-, as in pyromania or pyrolatry, means:.
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Destroy

    • C. 

      Flame

    • D. 

      Smother

  • 3. 
    Mal-, as in malfeasance or malevolence, means: 
    • A. 

      Best

    • B. 

      Bad

    • C. 

      Good

    • D. 

      Wrong

  • 4. 
    Spec-, as in spectator or retrospect, means: 
    • A. 

      search

    • B. 

      read

    • C. 

      look

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Post-, as in postscript or posterior, means: 
    • A. 

      against

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      write

    • D. 

      behind

  • 6. 
    Nocti- or noct-, as in noctiphobia or nocturnal, means: 
    • A. 

      Strange

    • B. 

      Fear

    • C. 

      Night

    • D. 

      day

  • 7. 
    Mnem-, as in mnemonics or amnesia, means:
    • A. 

      (a) teach

    • B. 

      (b) memory

    • C. 

      (c) forget

    • D. 

      (d) illness

  • 8. 
    Pot-, as in potent or impotent, means: 
    • A. 

      power

    • B. 

      hemp

    • C. 

      Drug

    • D. 

      strength

  • 9. 
    Sol-, as in solarium or parasol, means: 
    • A. 

      Alone

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Shade

  • 10. 
    -cise or -cide, as in incision or excide, means: 
    • A. 

      Cut

    • B. 

      Clean

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Slit

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