Caesar's English II Lesson I Test

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Latin stems from textbook Caesar's English II, lesson I.


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  • 1. 

    The Latin stem com means:

    • A.

      Within

    • B.

      One hundred

    • C.

      Together

    Correct Answer
    C. Together
    Explanation
    The Latin stem "com" means "together." This can be seen in words like "combine" or "community" where the prefix "com" indicates coming together or being united.

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  • 2. 

    The Latin stem intra means:

    Correct Answer
    within
    Explanation
    The Latin stem "intra" means "within." This can be understood as referring to something being inside or contained within a particular space or boundary. The word "intra" is commonly used in various contexts to indicate a sense of being inside or internal to something.

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  • 3. 

    The Latin stem ad means:

    Correct Answer
    to
    Explanation
    The Latin stem "ad" means "to." In Latin, "ad" is a preposition that is commonly used to indicate movement or direction towards something or someone. It can also be used to express the purpose or goal of an action. For example, in the word "adventures," the prefix "ad-" signifies movement towards or the beginning of something new. Similarly, in words like "adhere" or "admit," the prefix "ad-" implies a sense of going towards or accepting something. Overall, the Latin stem "ad" conveys the idea of "to" or "towards" in various contexts.

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  • 4. 

    The Latin stem bi means:

    Correct Answer
    two
    Explanation
    The Latin stem "bi" refers to the number two. This is evident in words like "bicycle" (a vehicle with two wheels), "bilingual" (able to speak two languages), and "binoculars" (a device with two lenses for seeing distant objects). The prefix "bi-" is commonly used in English to indicate the number two or a division into two parts.

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  • 5. 

    The Latin stem de means:

    Correct Answer
    Explanation
    The Latin stem "de" means "down" or "from". This can be seen in words like "descend" which means to go down, or "deport" which means to send someone away from a country. The prefix "de-" is commonly used in Latin-derived words to indicate removal, separation, or negation.

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