What Do These Suffixes Mean?

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What Do These Suffixes Mean?

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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