6th Grade Vocabulary Test: Prefixes Sub- And Super-

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6th Grade Vocabulary Test: Prefixes Sub- And Super- - Quiz

The use of prefixes can be hard and confusing to a person who has not covered them in class. As we have covered how to use the prefixes Sub- and Super- you can now be expected to explain how words change after their addition. Give the quiz a try and gauge yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which word means "faster than the speed of sound?"
    • A. 

      Supersonic

    • B. 

      Subdivide

    • C. 

      Submerge

    • D. 

      Supernatural

  • 2. 
    Which word means "to cut into smaller parts?"
    • A. 

      Subdivide

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      Subdue

    • D. 

      Supersonic

  • 3. 
    Which word means "to sink beneath water?"
    • A. 

      Submerge

    • B. 

      Subdivide

    • C. 

      Supernatural

    • D. 

      Superfluous

  • 4. 
    Which word means "beyond or above normal?"
    • A. 

      Supernatural

    • B. 

      Subdivide

    • C. 

      Submerge

    • D. 

      Subordinate

  • 5. 
    Which word means "less important or lower in rank?"
    • A. 

      Subordinate

    • B. 

      Submerge

    • C. 

      Supervise

    • D. 

      Supersonic

  • 6. 
    What does the word "subdue" mean?
    • A. 

      To conquer; to bring under control

    • B. 

      To watch over or overlook

    • C. 

      To surrender to someone else

    • D. 

      More than is needed

  • 7. 
    What does the word "supervise" mean?
    • A. 

      To watch over or overlook

    • B. 

      To surrender to someone else

    • C. 

      More than is needed

    • D. 

      The part of the mind that has hidden thoughts or feelings you're not aware of

  • 8. 
    What does the word "subconscious" mean?
    • A. 

      The part of the mind that has hidden thoughts or feelings you're not aware of

    • B. 

      More than is needed

    • C. 

      To watch over or overlook

    • D. 

      To surrender to someone else

  • 9. 
    What does the word "submission" mean?
    • A. 

      To surrender to someone else

    • B. 

      To watch over or overlook

    • C. 

      More than is needed

    • D. 

      The part of the mind that has hidden thoughts or feelings you're not aware of

  • 10. 
    What does the word "superfluous" mean?
    • A. 

      More than is needed

    • B. 

      To surrender to someone else

    • C. 

      To watch over or overlook

    • D. 

      To conquer; to bring under control

  • 11. 
    Use the correct vocabulary word to complete the following sentence.  MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY TO RECEIVE POINTS. Light travels at _________________________________ speed. 
  • 12. 
    Use the correct vocabulary word to complete the following sentence.  MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY TO RECEIVE POINTS. Mr. Roberts will ___________________________ his staff to make sure that they are working to their full potential.
  • 13. 
    Use the correct vocabulary word to complete the following sentence.  MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY TO RECEIVE POINTS. Some say that ghost are _________________________________ because they come from the beyond.
  • 14. 
    Use the correct vocabulary word to complete the following sentence.  MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY TO RECEIVE POINTS. The submarine began to ______________________________ into the ocean.
  • 15. 
    Use the correct vocabulary word to complete the following sentence.  MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY TO RECEIVE POINTS. The soldiers will __________________________ the enemy in order to take control of the land.
  • 16. 
    Is the vocabulary word being used properly in the following sentence: The car was traveling so slowly.  It was going at supersonic speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Is the vocabulary word being used properly in the following sentence: I am Mrs. Azar's subordinate because she is the principal and I am the vice-principal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Is the vocabulary word being used properly in the following sentence: I love dreams because they are part of my subconscious, which may have some hidden meanings to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Is the vocabulary word being used properly in the following sentence: In order to share with everyone, we had to subdivide the large cake. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Is the vocabulary word being used properly in the following sentence: That strange eerie sound was supernatural because it was beyond normal. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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