Greek Roots

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 180

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Students need to define a word based on its root


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a root that means "earth"?
    • A. 

      Aero

    • B. 

      Geo

    • C. 

      Bio

  • 2. 
    What is the meaning of the word hydrate?
    • A. 

      To provide water for somebody or something in order to reestablish or maintain a correct fluid balance

    • B. 

      To play with water

    • C. 

      To study the earth

  • 3. 
    Which word means "the study of life"?
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Orthology

  • 4. 
    Which word means the study of the way things fly through the air?
    • A. 

      Aeronautics

    • B. 

      Astrology

    • C. 

      Flightology

  • 5. 
    What is the meaning of claustrophobia?
    • A. 

      Fear of the dark

    • B. 

      Fear of heights

    • C. 

      Fear of being in enclosed spaces

  • 6. 
    What does an orthodontist do?
    • A. 

      Helps your back

    • B. 

      Fixes your bones

    • C. 

      Straightens/ corrects teeth

  • 7. 
    What is the meaning of the root of the word bicycle?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Repeating

    • C. 

      Circular

  • 8. 
    Which root means small?
    • A. 

      Macro

    • B. 

      Micro

    • C. 

      Graph

  • 9. 
    What does the root in the word graphic mean?
    • A. 

      A picture

    • B. 

      Draw/write

    • C. 

      Paper