6th Grade Base Words With Prefixes And Suffixes

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6th Grade English Quizzes & Trivia

In the previous class we learnt that prefixes and suffixes are words that are added before or after a base word to change its meaning for example the word unhappy. Test your knowledge on how adding these affixes affect the meaning of words by taking the quiz below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Knowing the meaning of the prefix auto- in the word autograph helps the reader understand that the word means:
    • A. 

      Written by a person's own hand

    • B. 

      Written before

    • C. 

      Full of writing

    • D. 

      With writing

  • 2. 
    Knowing the meaning of the prefix con- helps the reader understand the word concert means:
    • A. 

      More recent performing

    • B. 

      Full of performing

    • C. 

      Resembling a performance

    • D. 

      Performing together

  • 3. 
    Knowing the meaning of the prefix fore- helps the reader understand that the word foreground means:
    • A. 

      The quality of the ground

    • B. 

      Above the ground

    • C. 

      Relating to the ground

    • D. 

      In front of the ground

  • 4. 
    Knowing the meaning of the prefix multi- helps the reader understand that the word multicolored means:
    • A. 

      Relating to colors

    • B. 

      Having many colors

    • C. 

      Full of colors

    • D. 

      The action of coloring

  • 5. 
    Knowing the meaning of the prefix sub- helps the reader understand that the word subzero means:
    • A. 

      Together with zero

    • B. 

      Having many zeros

    • C. 

      Above zero

    • D. 

      Below zero

  • 6. 
    Knowing the meaning of the prefix up- helps the reader understand that the word update means:
    • A. 

      A more recent date

    • B. 

      Full of dates

    • C. 

      Relating to a date

    • D. 

      A date by itself

  • 7. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -age helps the reader understand that the word marriage means:
    • A. 

      Resembilng being married

    • B. 

      Inclined to marry

    • C. 

      The quality or state of being married

    • D. 

      More recently married

  • 8. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix al- helps the reader understand that the word refusal means:
    • A. 

      The act of or relating to refusing

    • B. 

      Full of refusing

    • C. 

      Much refusing

    • D. 

      More recent refusing

  • 9. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -yze helps teh reader understand that the word standardize means:
    • A. 

      Full of standards

    • B. 

      Many standards

    • C. 

      With standards

    • D. 

      To become standard

  • 10. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ous helps the reader understand that the word joyous means:
    • A. 

      More recent joy

    • B. 

      Full of joy

    • C. 

      Making joy

    • D. 

      Much joy

  • 11. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ous helps the reader understand that the word nervous means:
    • A. 

      Much nerves

    • B. 

      Relating to nerves

    • C. 

      Full of nerves

    • D. 

      More recent nerves

  • 12. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ous helps the reader understand that the word wondrous means:
    • A. 

      Inclined to wonder

    • B. 

      The state of wondering

    • C. 

      Wondering with

    • D. 

      Full of wonder

  • 13. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word revival means:
    • A. 

      Full of reviving

    • B. 

      Relating to reviving

    • C. 

      To revive with

    • D. 

      To revive before

  • 14. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word maternal means:
    • A. 

      Before a mother

    • B. 

      With a mother

    • C. 

      A mother herself

    • D. 

      Relating to a mother

  • 15. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word natural means:
    • A. 

      Full of nature

    • B. 

      Above nature

    • C. 

      With nature

    • D. 

      Relating to nature

  • 16. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word accident means:
    • A. 

      Relating to an accident

    • B. 

      With an accident

    • C. 

      Under an accident

    • D. 

      To make an accident

  • 17. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word autumnal means:
    • A. 

      Full of autumn

    • B. 

      Before autumn

    • C. 

      Much autumn

    • D. 

      Relating to autumn

  • 18. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word season means:
    • A. 

      Under season

    • B. 

      Relating to a season

    • C. 

      Full of a season

    • D. 

      With a season

  • 19. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word tribal means:
    • A. 

      Relating to a tribe

    • B. 

      Full of a tribe

    • C. 

      With a tribe

    • D. 

      Before a tribe

  • 20. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -al helps the reader understand that the word familial means:
    • A. 

      With a family

    • B. 

      Higher than a family

    • C. 

      Many families

    • D. 

      Relating to a family

  • 21. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ous helps the reader understand that the word glorious means:
    • A. 

      With glory

    • B. 

      Full of glory

    • C. 

      Relating to glory

    • D. 

      Before glory

  • 22. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ous helps the reader understand that the word fictitious means:
    • A. 

      Much fiction

    • B. 

      With fiction

    • C. 

      Relating to fiction

    • D. 

      Full of fiction

  • 23. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ous helps the reader understand that the word victorious means:
    • A. 

      Self victory

    • B. 

      Full of victory

    • C. 

      Relating to victory

    • D. 

      Much victory

  • 24. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ous helps the reader understand that the word fibrous means:
    • A. 

      Containing fiber

    • B. 

      With fiber

    • C. 

      Below fiber

    • D. 

      To become like fiber

  • 25. 
    Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ize helps the reader understand that the word popularize means:
    • A. 

      Full of popularity

    • B. 

      With popular

    • C. 

      More recent popularity

    • D. 

      To become popular

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