What Do These Suffixes Mean?

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What Do These Suffixes Mean? - Quiz

Are you a self-proclaimed suffix expert? Take this quiz to find out how knowledgeable you really are when it comes to these word endings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does the suffix 'ism' mean?

    • A.

      Belief or doctrine

    • B.

      The act of

    • C.

      Quality of

    • D.

      Pertaining to

  • 2. 

    What doe the suffix 'ship' mean?

    • A.

      Condition of

    • B.

      Position held

    • C.

      Relating to

    • D.

      Without

  • 3. 

    What does the suffix 'ist' mean?

    • A.

      A thing

    • B.

      Condition

    • C.

      Process of action

    • D.

      One who does or behaves

  • 4. 

    What does the suffix 'or' mean?

    • A.

      Past tense

    • B.

      Has qualities of

    • C.

      Repeated action

    • D.

      Someone who does

  • 5. 

    What does the suffix 'ness' mean?

    • A.

      Location of

    • B.

      State of

    • C.

      Made of

    • D.

      Full of

  • 6. 

    What does the suffix 'ous' mean?

    • A.

      Characterized by

    • B.

      Full of

    • C.

      Without

    • D.

      Condition

  • 7. 

    What does the suffix 'fy' mean?

    • A.

      To make

    • B.

      Act of

    • C.

      Can be done

    • D.

      One who

  • 8. 

    What does the suffix 'logy' mean?

    • A.

      Study of

    • B.

      Act of

    • C.

      Resembling

    • D.

      More than one

  • 9. 

    What does the suffix 'ory' mean?

    • A.

      Concerned with

    • B.

      Quality of being

    • C.

      In a certain way

    • D.

      A place for

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