10th Grade: How Well Is Your English?

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10th Grade: How Well Is Your English?

Some words in English are formed using both prefixes and suffixes, for example: "unhelpful". The original word, "help", is called the "base word". Many words will take extra letters both at the beginning and the end to create a new meaning. How good are your prefixes and suffixes?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......arrange.......
    • A. 

      Dis.......hood

    • B. 

      Mis.......hood

    • C. 

      Per.......ment

    • D. 

      Pre.......ment

  • 2. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......reason.......
    • A. 

      Dis.......ed

    • B. 

      In.......able

    • C. 

      Per.......ed

    • D. 

      Un..............able

  • 3. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......allow.......
    • A. 

      Dis.......able

    • B. 

      In.......ed

    • C. 

      Mis.......able

    • D. 

      Per.......able

  • 4. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......speak.......
    • A. 

      In.......able

    • B. 

      Post.......ing

    • C. 

      Pre.......ing

    • D. 

      Un.......able

  • 5. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......interested.......
    • A. 

      Dis.......ness

    • B. 

      In.......able

    • C. 

      Mis.......able

    • D. 

      Un.......ness

  • 6. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......appoint.......
    • A. 

      Dis.......ment

    • B. 

      In.......ful

    • C. 

      Per.......ment

    • D. 

      Un.......ful

  • 7. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......distinguish.......
    • A. 

      Dis.......ment

    • B. 

      In.......able

    • C. 

      Mis.......able

    • D. 

      Un.......ment

  • 8. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......manage.......
    • A. 

      In.......able

    • B. 

      In.......ship

    • C. 

      Un.......able

    • D. 

      Un.......ship

  • 9. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......resource.......
    • A. 

      In.......ful

    • B. 

      Per.......ment

    • C. 

      Pre.......ment

    • D. 

      Un.......ful

  • 10. 
    Select the correct affixes (an affix = prefix or suffix) for the following word. .......hope.......
    • A. 

      Dis.......ful

    • B. 

      Dis.......less

    • C. 

      Un .......ful

    • D. 

      Un.......less