Greek And Latin Words

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  • 1. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s)  "burn/ heat".
    • A. 

      Crit

    • B. 

      Caut

    • C. 

      Caus

    • D. 

      Both b & c

  • 2. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s)"move, yield, go, surrender".
    • A. 

      Cise

    • B. 

      Ced

    • C. 

      Cor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "know".
    • A. 

      Cenetri, sci

    • B. 

      Cit,prim

    • C. 

      Clam, claim

    • D. 

      Gnosi, scientia

  • 4. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "fall".
    • A. 

      Cad

    • B. 

      Cip

    • C. 

      Arch

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 5. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "stranger, foreigner / alien".
    • A. 

      Xeno

    • B. 

      Gyn

    • C. 

      Belli

    • D. 

      Auc

  • 6. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "love".
    • A. 

      Phil

    • B. 

      Am

    • C. 

      Cardi

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 7. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "sleep".
    • A. 

      Somnus

    • B. 

      Drome

    • C. 

      Dorm

    • D. 

      Both A & C

  • 8. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "name".
    • A. 

      Onym

    • B. 

      Nomen

    • C. 

      Nomin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "new".
    • A. 

      Neo

    • B. 

      Novi

    • C. 

      Nuev

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "citizen".
    • A. 

      Poli

    • B. 

      Civ

    • C. 

      Cract

    • D. 

      Pedo

  • 11. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "say/speak".
    • A. 

      Loqu

    • B. 

      Locut

    • C. 

      Dict

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "work".
    • A. 

      Test

    • B. 

      Tain

    • C. 

      Equi

    • D. 

      Erg

  • 13. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "trust".
    • A. 

      Feder

    • B. 

      Fe

    • C. 

      Tru

    • D. 

      Cred

  • 14. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "opinion/praise".
    • A. 

      Opi

    • B. 

      Dox

    • C. 

      Prai

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "letters".
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Liter

    • C. 

      Voc

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Choose the word/s that means the opposite of "heavy".
    • A. 

      Levi

    • B. 

      Macr

    • C. 

      Macer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Choose the word/s that means "fire".
    • A. 

      Ignis

    • B. 

      Volcan

    • C. 

      Vol

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 18. 
    Choose the word that mean(s) "write/ written".
    • A. 

      Graph

    • B. 

      Scrib

    • C. 

      Sign

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Choose the word/s that mean(s) "breath".
    • A. 

      Resp

    • B. 

      Spir

    • C. 

      Pneuma

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 20. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "straighten/ straight".
    • A. 

      Reg, recti

    • B. 

      Ortho

    • C. 

      Paleo

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 21. 
    What do "prim", "prime", and "proto" have in common?
    • A. 

      They all mean most important.

    • B. 

      They all mean primary.

    • C. 

      They all mean first.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    "Prim", "Prime" and "proto" have a definition in common.  What other word has the same definition?
    • A. 

      Arch

    • B. 

      Aut

    • C. 

      Princi

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 23. 
    "Anti", "antico","sen"/"paleo" have a definition in common.  What is it?
    • A. 

      They all mean short.

    • B. 

      They all mean old.

    • C. 

      They mean studied.

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 24. 
    "Capit", "capt", "man", "ped", "pod" have something in common.  What is it?
    • A. 

      They are all body parts.

    • B. 

      They are all Latin.

    • C. 

      They are all suffixes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Choose a word/s that mean(s) "eat".
    • A. 

      Phage

    • B. 

      Vor

    • C. 

      Come

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 26. 
    What does the word "migra" mean?
    • A. 

      To move

    • B. 

      To wander

    • C. 

      Immigration

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 27. 
    What do "pater", "patri" and "matri" have in common?
    • A. 

      They are all leaders.

    • B. 

      They are all family members

    • C. 

      They are significant.

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 28. 
    What word means the study of or to study?
    • A. 

      Ology

    • B. 

      Gy

    • C. 

      Gyn

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 29. 
    What word/s mean(s) "great"?
    • A. 

      Mega

    • B. 

      Magn

    • C. 

      Sen

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 30. 
    What do "hum", "human" and "terra" have in common?
    • A. 

      They all mean humans.

    • B. 

      They all mean mortals.

    • C. 

      They all mean earth/of earth.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 31. 
      Which root word means "exaggerated fear?    
    • A. 

      -poly-

    • B. 

      -phobia

    • C. 

      -cide

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    This word/s contain(s) the root that mean(s) "birth / origin".
    • A. 

      Prototype

    • B. 

      Generation

    • C. 

      Genocide

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 33. 
      This word/s contains the root word that mean(s) "kill":
    • A. 

      Genocide

    • B. 

      Homocide

    • C. 

      Suicide

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    What does the word "philantropy" mean?    
    • A. 

      The love of animals.

    • B. 

      The love of men.

    • C. 

      Charitable actions that demonstrate love toward mankind.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 35. 
    What does the word "genocide" mean?    
    • A. 

      The killing of one person.

    • B. 

      The killing of a whole race or group.

    • C. 

      A race to kill a group of people

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 36. 
    Which word/s contain(s) the root that means to "look/see"?
    • A. 

      microscope

    • B. 

      Spectator

    • C. 

      Inspect

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 37. 
    Which root word would you use to describe the first edition of something?
    • A. 

      Omni

    • B. 

      Pater

    • C. 

      Proto

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 38. 
    Which word contains the root word meaning "all"?
    • A. 

      Corpse

    • B. 

      Omnipresent

    • C. 

      Omniscient

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 39. 
    Someone that is afraid of strangers has
    • A. 

      Hydrophobia

    • B. 

      Somniphobia

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    Someone that is afraid of water has
    • A. 

      Hydrophobia

    • B. 

      Claustrophobia

    • C. 

      Arachnophobia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 41. 
    Which root means "father"?
    • A. 

      Pater

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Filio

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    Someone who talks while sleeping is a
    • A. 

      Dormiparlant

    • B. 

      Somniloquist

    • C. 

      Somnimaniac

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 43. 
    Students who are afraid of working would be accused of being
    • A. 

      Ergophobes

    • B. 

      Anthrophobes

    • C. 

      Autophobs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 44. 
    When getting a manicure, one is curing ones hands. Which words mean cure and hand?
    • A. 

      Cura + man

    • B. 

      Cura + hand

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 45. 
    The word disaster comes from not being in the stars. What word means "star"?
    • A. 

      Aster

    • B. 

      Astr

    • C. 

      Estre

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 46. 
    "Anthropophobia" means
    • A. 

      Fear of anthropods

    • B. 

      Fear of people and society

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 47. 
    To exhibit fear of colors is to have
    • A. 

      Antropophobia

    • B. 

      Xenophobia

    • C. 

      Chromophobia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 48. 
    To exhibit fear of clocks is to have
    • A. 

      Chronophobia

    • B. 

      Chronomentrophobia

    • C. 

      Tiempophobia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 49. 
    To be fearful of marriage is to have
    • A. 

      Gamophobia

    • B. 

      Marriagephobia

    • C. 

      Matrimonyphobia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 50. 
    To have the fear of speaking in public is to exhibit
    • A. 

      Dentophobia

    • B. 

      Pathophobia

    • C. 

      Glossophobia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 51. 
    It is difficult to believe that some peope are fearful of women.  Name the fear.
    • A. 

      Gynophobia

    • B. 

      Femeninphobia

    • C. 

      Mujephobia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 52. 
    "Hemophobia" means
    • A. 

      To fear the hemisphere

    • B. 

      To fear sisters

    • C. 

      To fear blood

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 53. 
    "Microphobia" is
    • A. 

      The fear of microscopes.

    • B. 

      The fear of microbes.

    • C. 

      The fear of small things.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 54. 
    Someone exhibiting "noctiphobia" would not
    • A. 

      Go out at night

    • B. 

      Go out in public

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 55. 
    Someone who would never want to have children might exhibit
    • A. 

      Pedophobia

    • B. 

      Filiophobia

    • C. 

      Ninophobia

    • D. 

      None of the above