English 2010

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English Quizzes & Trivia

A variety of English terms, concepts, and spelling.


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  • 1. 
    Prefix:un-
    • A. 

      Not

    • B. 

      Again

    • C. 

      Badly/ wrongly

    • D. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Prefix:re-
    • A. 

      Not

    • B. 

      Badly/ wrongly

    • C. 

      Again

    • D. 

      Before

  • 3. 
    Prefix:mis-
    • A. 

      Badly/ wrongly

    • B. 

      Not

    • C. 

      Before

    • D. 

      Again

  • 4. 
    Prefix:pre-
    • A. 

      Not

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      Again

    • D. 

      Badly/ wrongly

  • 5. 
    Check all of the prefixes that mean not
    • A. 

      Pre-

    • B. 

      Im-

    • C. 

      In-

    • D. 

      Re-

    • E. 

      Non-

  • 6. 
    Suffix:-less
    • A. 

      Not as much

    • B. 

      Without/ lacking

    • C. 

      Not

    • D. 

      The act of

  • 7. 
    Suffix:-ist
    • A. 

      The state of being

    • B. 

      In the manner of

    • C. 

      To cause to be or to become

    • D. 

      A person who makes, does, or practices

  • 8. 
    Suffix:-ness
    • A. 

      Without or lacking

    • B. 

      State of being

    • C. 

      To cause to be or to becomre

    • D. 

      A peerson who makes, does, or practises

  • 9. 
    Suffix:-ly
    • A. 

      To make or cause to be or become

    • B. 

      State of being

    • C. 

      When, how, like, in the manner of

    • D. 

      Without/ lacking

  • 10. 
    Suffix:-fy
    • A. 

      To cause to be or become

    • B. 

      A person who makes, does, or practices

    • C. 

      State of being

    • D. 

      When, how, like, or in the manner of

  • 11. 
    Suffix: -ize
    • A. 

      A person who makes, does, or practice

    • B. 

      State of being

    • C. 

      When, how, like, in the manner of

    • D. 

      To cause to be or to become

  • 12. 
    Suffix:-ment
    • A. 

      The act of

    • B. 

      State of being

    • C. 

      Capable of

    • D. 

      Without/ lacking

  • 13. 
    Suffix:-able
    • A. 

      The act of

    • B. 

      State of being

    • C. 

      Capable of

    • D. 

      To cause to be or to become

  • 14. 
    What is a synonym?
    • A. 

      Words that have the opposite meaning

    • B. 

      A beat in a word

    • C. 

      A word that describes another word

    • D. 

      Words that have the same meaning

  • 15. 
    What is an antonym?
    • A. 

      A word that describes a verb

    • B. 

      Words that have opposite meanings

    • C. 

      Words with similar meaning

    • D. 

      A word that describes a noun

  • 16. 
    What is a compound word?
    • A. 

      A word with lots of syllables

    • B. 

      A word that is more than one

    • C. 

      One word that is made up of two separate words

    • D. 

      A word that sounds the same as another word, but spelled differently

  • 17. 
    What is a prefix?
    • A. 

      Letters that come before a base word which changes the meaning of the word

    • B. 

      Letters that come after a base word which changes the meaning of a word.

    • C. 

      Words that sound the same, and are spelled the same

    • D. 

      Words that sound the same, but have different spellings

  • 18. 
    What is a homophone?
    • A. 

      Words with the same spelling, but different sound. (bow-bend down, bow- nicely tied ribbon)

    • B. 

      Words that are spelled & sound the same, but have different meaning. (bat-mammal, bat- club)

    • C. 

      Words with the same sound, but spelled differently. (steak, stake)

  • 19. 
    What is a homograph?
    • A. 

      Words with the same spelling, but different sound. (bow-bend down, bow- nicely tied ribbon)

    • B. 

      Words that are spelled & sound the same, but have different meaning. (bat-mammal, bat- club)

    • C. 

      Words with the same sound, but spelled differently. (steak, stake)

  • 20. 
    What is a homonym?
    • A. 

      Words with the same spelling, but different sound. (bow-bend down, bow- nicely tied ribbon)

    • B. 

      Words that are spelled & sound the same, but have different meaning. (bat-mammal, bat- club)

    • C. 

      Words with the same sound, but spelled differently. (steak, stake)

  • 21. 
    What is an idiom?
    • A. 

      A group of words that rhyme

    • B. 

      A group of words that have a different special meaning, not its literal meaning.

    • C. 

      Comparing 2 words together.

  • 22. 
    What is a noun?
    • A. 

      An action or state of being.

    • B. 

      A word that describes a person, place, thing, or idea.

    • C. 

      A word that describes an action.

    • D. 

      A person, place, thing, or idea.

  • 23. 
    What is a verb?
    • A. 

      A word that describes an action.

    • B. 

      An action or state of being

    • C. 

      A person, place, thing, or idea.

    • D. 

      A word that describes a person, place, thing or idea.

  • 24. 
    What is an adjective?
    • A. 

      An action or state of being

    • B. 

      A person, place, thing, or idea.

    • C. 

      A word that describes a person, place, thing or idea.

    • D. 

      A word that describes an action.

  • 25. 
    What is an adverb?
    • A. 

      Word that describes an action.

    • B. 

      A word that describes a person, place, thing or idea.

    • C. 

      A person, place, thing, or idea.

    • D. 

      An action or state of being

  • 26. 
    What is an index?
    • A. 

      Found in the front of a book, lists the chapters and the starting page number.

    • B. 

      Found in the back of a book, tells you what page you can find what you are looking for is on.

    • C. 

      A section of a book that defines certain words.

    • D. 

      Found in the front of a book that lists the title, copy right, author, etc.

  • 27. 
    What is a table of contents?
    • A. 

      A section of a book that defines certain words.

    • B. 

      Found in the front of a book that lists the title, copy right, author, etc.

    • C. 

      Found in the back of a book, tells you what page you can find what you are looking for is on.

    • D. 

      Found in the front of a book, lists the chapters and the starting page number.

  • 28. 
    What does fiction mean?
    • A. 

      A story that is not true/ false.

    • B. 

      A story that is true.

  • 29. 
    What doe non-fiction mean?
    • A. 

      A story that is not true/ false.

    • B. 

      A story that is true.

  • 30. 
    What is the correct way to show the plural form of the word 'box'?
    • A. 

      Box

    • B. 

      Boxs

    • C. 

      Boxes

    • D. 

      Boxz

  • 31. 
    What is the correct way to show ownership?
    • A. 

      Chris' gift

    • B. 

      Chris's gift

    • C. 

      Chrises gift

    • D. 

      Chri's gift

    • E. 

      Chris gift

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      A cats toy

    • B. 

      A cat's toy

    • C. 

      A cats' toy

    • D. 

      All of the cat's toy

    • E. 

      All of the cats' toy

  • 33. 
    The car is red.Is this statement a fact or an opinion.
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

  • 34. 
    The riddle is funny.
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

  • 35. 
    The kid's hair is blond.
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

  • 36. 
    What is the correct alphabetical order?scar, scarf, scab, scull, seed, span, spun, set
    • A. 

      Scar, scarf, scab, scull, seed, span, spun, set

    • B. 

      Scab, scarf, scar, scull, seed, set, span, spun

    • C. 

      Seed, scab, scar, scarf, scull, set, span, spun

    • D. 

      Scab, scar, scarf, scull, seed, set, span, spun

    • E. 

      Scab, scar, scarf, scull, set, seed, spun, span

  • 37. 
    How many syllables are in the word "syllable"?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

  • 38. 
    How many syllables are in the word "tasks'?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 39. 
    Which (words) are spelled correctly?
    • A. 

      How have you (ben)?

    • B. 

      How have you (bin)?

    • C. 

      How have you (been)?

    • D. 

      How have you (bein)?

  • 40. 
    Which is the correct spelling?The baby can _____________.
    • A. 

      Crawl

    • B. 

      Craul

    • C. 

      Croul

  • 41. 
    Which is the correct spelling?The _______________ fell off the ring and into the ______________.
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Soyl

    • C. 

      Oyster

    • D. 

      Oister

  • 42. 
    ____________ Kristine makes yummy spaghetti ______________.
    • A. 

      Ant

    • B. 

      Aunt

    • C. 

      Awnt

    • D. 

      Sawce

    • E. 

      Sauce