7th Grade Vocabulary Prefix Quiz

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This is a quiz over prefixes that will be on 7th grade reading assesements.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does the prefix "a-/an-" mean?

    • A.

      Single

    • B.

      To become

    • C.

      Not, without

    • D.

      Middle

    Correct Answer
    C. Not, without
    Explanation
    The prefix "a-/an-" is used to indicate the absence or lack of something. It negates the meaning of the word it is attached to, suggesting the concept of "not" or "without". Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "not, without".

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  • 2. 

    What does the prefix "be-" mean?

    • A.

      To cause, become, or make

    • B.

      To belive in

    • C.

      One who

    • D.

      To want something

    Correct Answer
    A. To cause, become, or make
    Explanation
    The prefix "be-" in this context indicates an action of causing, becoming, or making something. When a word is prefixed with "be-", it implies that the action described by the word is being done or made to happen. For example, "befriend" means to cause someone to become a friend, "become" means to cause someone to change or transform, and "bemuse" means to make someone confused or puzzled. Therefore, the correct answer is "to cause, become, or make".

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  • 3. 

    What does the prefix "mid-" mean?

    • A.

      Terms

    • B.

      Half

    • C.

      Mine

    • D.

      Middle

    Correct Answer
    D. Middle
    Explanation
    The prefix "mid-" is used to indicate something that is in the middle. It is commonly used to describe a position or location that is between two extremes or to refer to something that is halfway between two points. Therefore, "middle" is the correct answer as it accurately represents the meaning of the prefix "mid-".

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  • 4. 

    What does the prefix "post-" mean?

    • A.

      Pole

    • B.

      Before

    • C.

      After

    • D.

      To make

    Correct Answer
    C. After
    Explanation
    The prefix "post-" means after. It is commonly used to indicate something that occurs or comes after a particular event or time. For example, in words like postgraduate (a degree pursued after completing a bachelor's degree) or postwar (referring to the period after a war). The prefix "post-" helps to convey the idea of something happening or being done after a specific point in time.

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  • 5. 

    What does the prefix "semi-" mean?

    • A.

      Middle

    • B.

      Later

    • C.

      Truck

    • D.

      Half

    Correct Answer
    D. Half
    Explanation
    The prefix "semi-" means "half." It is used to indicate something that is partially or halfway, such as in words like semicircle or semifinal. It implies that the object or concept it is attached to is not complete or full, but rather only a portion or part of the whole.

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  • 6. 

    What does the prefix "super-" means?

    • A.

      Above

    • B.

      Over, more than

    • C.

      In addition to

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The prefix "super-" means above, over, more than, and in addition to. It is a versatile prefix that can convey various meanings depending on the context. It can indicate something that is higher or superior in position or quality, exceeding a certain limit or quantity, or adding something extra or additional to a given thing or situation. Therefore, all of the options above accurately capture the different meanings associated with the prefix "super-".

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