Earth Science Prefixes And Roots

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Earth Science Prefixes And Roots

Practice knowledge of science prefixes and roots used in Earth Science


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the prefix mean:astro-
    • A. 

      Star; heavens

    • B. 

      High in the air

    • C. 

      Earth

  • 2. 
    What does the prefix mean:Meteor-
    • A. 

      Heat, hot

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      High in air

  • 3. 
    What does the prefix mean:Geo-
    • A. 

      Written representation

    • B. 

      Earth, rock

    • C. 

      Arrangement

  • 4. 
    What does the prefix mean:-graph
    • A. 

      Written representation

    • B. 

      Instrument

    • C. 

      Full

  • 5. 
    What does the prefix mean:Sub-
    • A. 

      Arrangement

    • B. 

      Layer

    • C. 

      Below

  • 6. 
    What does the prefix mean:Clima-
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Weather

  • 7. 
    What does the prefix mean:Hydro-; hydra-
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Earth

  • 8. 
    What does the prefix mean:Eco-
    • A. 

      Under

    • B. 

      Nature; natural

    • C. 

      Strong

  • 9. 
    What does the prefix mean:Litho-
    • A. 

      Stone; strong

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Below

  • 10. 
    What does the prefix mean:Atmo-
    • A. 

      Milli

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Arrangement

  • 11. 
    What does the prefix mean:Bio; Bios
    • A. 

      Life; living

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      Above

  • 12. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:-nomy
    • A. 

      Arrangement

    • B. 

      Stars

    • C. 

      Above

  • 13. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:-sphere
    • A. 

      Hot

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Layer

  • 14. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:-ology; logy
    • A. 

      Study

    • B. 

      Under

    • C. 

      One that does

  • 15. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:-ic
    • A. 

      Above

    • B. 

      Having form or characteristics of

    • C. 

      Weather

  • 16. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:-ist
    • A. 

      One that does

    • B. 

      Layer

    • C. 

      Rock

  • 17. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Hypo-
    • A. 

      Below; under

    • B. 

      Action

    • C. 

      Before

  • 18. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:In; ir; im-
    • A. 

      Full

    • B. 

      Capable of

    • C. 

      Not; without

  • 19. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Milli-
    • A. 

      1/100

    • B. 

      1/1000

    • C. 

      1/100,000

  • 20. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Centi-
    • A. 

      1/100

    • B. 

      1/1000

    • C. 

      1/100,000

  • 21. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Deci-
    • A. 

      1/100

    • B. 

      1/10

    • C. 

      1/1000

  • 22. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Deca-
    • A. 

      1/10

    • B. 

      1/100

    • C. 

      10

  • 23. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Hecto-
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      100

  • 24. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Kilo-
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1000

  • 25. 
    What does the prefix/suffix/root mean:Epi-
    • A. 

      Around

    • B. 

      Above

    • C. 

      Below

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