Biology Prefixes Suffixes And Roots Quiz 1

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 2650

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Prefix And Suffix Quizzes & Trivia

Take this quiz to practice using prefixes, suffixes and roots that are commonly found in biology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Match the prefix gene- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Between among

    • B. 

      Origin, birth

    • C. 

      Same alike

    • D. 

      Green

  • 2. 
    Match the prefix inter- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Before, ahead of time

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Transmission: carrying

    • D. 

      Between , among

  • 3. 
    Match the prefix homo- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Same; alike

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Over, above, excess

  • 4. 
    Match the prefix intra- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Small, minute

    • B. 

      Large; enlarged

    • C. 

      Storeroom; chamber

    • D. 

      Inside

  • 5. 
    Match the prefix cell- with its meaning
    • A. 

      The fluid of a cell

    • B. 

      Under, beneath, less

    • C. 

      Storeroom; chamber

    • D. 

      White

  • 6. 
    Match the prefix hypo- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Over, above, excess

    • B. 

      Under, beneath, less

    • C. 

      Lacking, none

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 7. 
    Match the prefix hyper- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Small, minute

    • B. 

      Over, above, excess

    • C. 

      Lacking, none

    • D. 

      Write or draw

  • 8. 
    Match the prefix ov- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Inside

    • B. 

      Before, ahead of time

    • C. 

      Egg

    • D. 

      Leaf

  • 9. 
    Match the prefix a- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Lacking; none

    • B. 

      Condition, state

    • C. 

      Eat

    • D. 

      White

  • 10. 
    Match the prefix carb- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Over, above, excess

    • D. 

      Skin

    • E. 

      Eat

  • 11. 
    Match the suffix -phyll with its meaning
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Leaf

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Small

  • 12. 
    Match the suffix -plast with its meaning
    • A. 

      Before, ahead of time

    • B. 

      Lacking;none

    • C. 

      Particle

    • D. 

      The fluid of a cell

  • 13. 
    Match the suffix -synthesis with its meaning
    • A. 

      Dissolution

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      To put together

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 14. 
    Match the suffix -ism with its meaning
    • A. 

      Over, above, excess

    • B. 

      Under, beneath, below

    • C. 

      A state or condition

    • D. 

      Within, inside

  • 15. 
    Match the prefix exo- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Within; inside

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Between, among

    • D. 

      Without; outside

  • 16. 
    Match the prefix endo- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Within; inside

    • B. 

      Without; outside

    • C. 

      Before, ahead of time

    • D. 

      Lacking; none

  • 17. 
    Match the prefix cyt- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Storeroom; chamber

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 18. 
    Match the prefix pre- with its meaning
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Condition, state

    • C. 

      Particle

    • D. 

      Before, ahead of time

  • 19. 
    Match the prefix hydr- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      Cell

  • 20. 
    Match the prefix photo- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Leaf

    • D. 

      Small

  • 21. 
    Match the prefix macro- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Small

    • B. 

      Same; alike

    • C. 

      Large; enlarged

    • D. 

      Different

  • 22. 
    Match the prefix micro- with its meaning
    • A. 

      Large; enlarged

    • B. 

      Small, minute

    • C. 

      Dissolution

    • D. 

      Different