Combined 9 & 10 Vocabulary

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This is a quiz for English II utilizing vocab bases, prefixes, and suffixes from 9th & 10th grade.


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  • 1. 

    What is the root that means warlike?

    Explanation
    The root "belli" means warlike. This can be inferred from the fact that "belli" is derived from the Latin word "bellum," which means war. The suffix "-i" in "belli" is commonly used to form adjectives, so "belli" can be understood to mean "related to war" or "having the qualities of war." Therefore, "belli" is the root that means warlike.

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  • 2. 

    What does duc/duct mean?

    Explanation
    The word "duc/duct" means "to lead." This suggests that the word is associated with the action of guiding or directing someone or something in a particular direction.

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  • 3. 

    What does the root urb mean?

    Explanation
    The root "urb" in the word "city" refers to the concept of a city or urban area. It is a common root used in many words related to cities, such as urban, suburban, and urbanization. The root "urb" helps to convey the meaning of something related to a city or urban environment.

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  • 4. 

    What does the root ego mean?

    Explanation
    The root "ego" refers to the self or the individual. In this context, "I" is the correct answer as it represents the concept of self-identity or personal pronoun used to refer to oneself.

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  • 5. 

    What root means light?

    Explanation
    The root "luc/lum" means light. This can be seen in words like "lucid" meaning clear and easily understood, and "illuminate" meaning to light up or make bright. The root "luc/lum" is derived from Latin and is commonly used in English to convey the concept of light.

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  • 6. 

    What does jud/jur/jus mean?

    Explanation
    The root "jud/jur/jus" refers to the concept of law and right. This root is commonly found in words related to legal matters and justice. It encompasses the idea of rules and regulations that govern society and the principles of fairness and righteousness. Therefore, the correct answer is "law, right".

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  • 7. 

    What root means to do or to make?

    Explanation
    The root "fac" means to do or to make. This can be seen in words like "factory" (a place where things are made), "facilitate" (to make something easier), and "manufacture" (to make something on a large scale).

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  • 8. 

    Which suffix means state, condition of?

    Explanation
    The suffix "-hood" means state or condition of. It is used to form nouns that indicate the state or quality of being a particular thing or belonging to a particular group. For example, "childhood" refers to the state or condition of being a child, and "neighborhood" refers to the state or condition of being a neighbor.

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  • 9. 

    What does the suffix -ic mean

    Explanation
    The suffix -ic means "pertaining to" or "like." It is used to form adjectives that describe a characteristic or quality of something. For example, "historic" means pertaining to history, "energetic" means having energy, and "athletic" means like an athlete.

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  • 10. 

    What does the prefix ante- mean?

    Explanation
    The prefix "ante-" in Latin means "before" or "in front of." It is commonly used in English to indicate something that occurs before or precedes another event or object. For example, "antecedent" refers to something that comes before another, and "antebellum" describes the period before a war. Therefore, the correct answer is "before, in front of."

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  • 11. 

    Which prefix means contrary, opposite?

    Explanation
    The prefix "counter-" means contrary or opposite. It is commonly used to indicate opposition or opposition to something. For example, "counteract" means to act in opposition to something, and "counterbalance" means to balance or offset something. Therefore, "counter-" is the correct prefix that means contrary or opposite.

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  • 12. 

    What does the prefix dys- mean?

    Explanation
    The prefix "dys-" is commonly used in medical terminology to indicate something that is abnormal, difficult, or disordered. For example, "dysfunction" refers to the abnormal functioning of a body part or system, "dyslexia" refers to a difficulty in reading, and "dyspnea" refers to difficulty in breathing. Therefore, the correct answer is that the prefix "dys-" means bad, disordered, and difficult.

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  • 13. 

    Which root means to believe, to trust?

    Explanation
    The root "cred" means to believe or to trust. This can be seen in words like "credibility" which refers to the quality of being believable or trustworthy, and "credible" which means able to be believed or trusted. Therefore, the correct answer is "cred".

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  • 14. 

    Which root means fault, blame?

    Explanation
    The root "culpa" means fault or blame. This is evident from the Latin origin of the word, where "culpa" directly translates to fault or blame. Therefore, "culpa" is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 15. 

    Which root means eye?

    Explanation
    The root "ocu" means eye. This can be seen in words like "ocular" (relating to the eye) and "oculist" (an eye doctor). The root "ocu" is derived from the Latin word "oculus" which means eye.

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  • 16. 

    Which root means poison?

    Explanation
    The root "vir" means poison.

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  • 17. 

    What does the root brev mean?

    Explanation
    The root "brev" in this context refers to something that is short in length or duration. It is commonly used in words such as "brevity" which means the quality of being brief or concise. Therefore, the correct answer is "short".

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  • 18. 

    What does the root mega mean?

    Explanation
    The root "mega" means "great". This root is commonly used to indicate something of a large or significant size or magnitude. It can be seen in words like "megaphone" (a large, powerful voice-amplifying device) and "megalith" (a large stone monument).

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  • 19. 

    What does the root flect/flex mean?

    Explanation
    The root "flect/flex" means to bend. This can be seen in words like "flexible" which refers to something that can be bent or easily adjusted, and "reflection" which is the bending back of light or sound waves. The root indicates a sense of movement or change in direction, typically involving a bending or curving action.

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  • 20. 

    What root word means care?

    Explanation
    The root word "cur" means care.

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  • 21. 

    Which root means a god?

    Explanation
    The roots "de" and "div" both have connections to the divine or god-like qualities. For example, "de" is derived from the Latin word "deus" meaning god, while "div" is derived from the Latin word "divus" meaning divine. These roots are often used in words related to gods, such as deity, divine, or divinity. Therefore, both "de" and "div" can be associated with the concept of a god.

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  • 22. 

    What does tract, treat mean?

  • 23. 

    What does the root sati (s) mean?

    Explanation
    The root "sati" in this context means "enough." This suggests that the root "sati" carries the meaning of sufficiency or adequacy.

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  • 24. 

    Which root means land?

    Explanation
    The root "terr" means land. This can be seen in words like "terrain" which refers to the physical features of a piece of land, and "terrestrial" which means relating to or inhabiting the land rather than the sea or air.

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  • 25. 

    What does the root viv, vit mean?

    Explanation
    The root "viv, vit" refers to the concept of living. This root is derived from Latin and is commonly used in words related to life and vitality. It can be seen in words such as "vivid" (full of life and energy) and "revive" (to bring back to life). The root "viv, vit" emphasizes the idea of existence and being alive.

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  • 26. 

    What does the root fract mean?

    Explanation
    The root "fract" in this context refers to the action of breaking. This can be seen in words like fracture, which means the breaking of a bone, or fractal, which refers to a complex geometric shape that can be broken down into smaller parts. The root "fract" indicates a sense of fragmentation or separation, emphasizing the concept of breaking.

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  • 27. 

    What does the root fort mean?

    Explanation
    The root "fort" in this context refers to strength. It is derived from the Latin word "fortis" which means strong. Therefore, the correct answer is strong.

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  • 28. 

    What does the root cap/capt mean?

    Explanation
    The root cap/capt in this context refers to the Latin root "cap" or "capt" which means "to take" or "to seize". This root is commonly used in words such as "capture" or "captivate" where the idea of taking or seizing something is implied.

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  • 29. 

    Which prefix means over, excessive?

    Explanation
    The prefix "hyper-" means over or excessive. It is commonly used in medical terminology to indicate an excess or exaggeration of a certain condition or characteristic. For example, hyperactive means excessively active, and hypertension means high blood pressure.

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  • 30. 

    Which prefix means between, among?

    Explanation
    The prefix "inter-" means between or among. It is commonly used to indicate the interaction or relationship between two or more things or people. For example, in the word "international," the prefix "inter-" suggests that something is happening between or involving multiple nations. Similarly, in the word "interact," the prefix implies that there is communication or exchange happening between individuals. Overall, "inter-" is used to convey the idea of being between or among different entities.

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  • 31. 

    What does the prefix intra-/intro- mean?

    Explanation
    The prefix "intra-/intro-" means "within." This prefix is commonly used to indicate something that occurs or exists within a particular place or group. For example, "intramural" means within the walls or boundaries of a particular institution, while "introvert" refers to someone who tends to focus inwardly and is more comfortable in their own company.

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  • 32. 

    Which suffix means to make or become?

    Explanation
    The suffix -ify/fy means to make or become. It is added to a word to indicate the action of making something or causing it to become a certain state or condition. For example, the word "simplify" means to make something simpler, and the word "magnify" means to make something appear larger. Similarly, the suffix -ify/fy can also be used to indicate the process of becoming something, such as in the word "solidify" which means to become solid.

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  • 33. 

    What does the suffix -logy mean?

    Explanation
    The suffix -logy is derived from the Greek word "logia," which means "the study of." Therefore, when added to a word, it indicates that the word refers to the study or science of a particular subject. For example, biology is the study of living organisms, psychology is the study of the mind and behavior, and geology is the study of the Earth.

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