Latin And Greek Roots

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  • 1. 
    What is the most interesting fact from today's CNN Student News?  
  • 2. 
    Cardo, Cardnis:  word that come from root include cardinal 
    • A. 

      Hinge

    • B. 

      End

    • C. 

      Left

    • D. 

      Right

  • 3. 
    Heterous words coming from root would be heterogenous or heterodox
    • A. 

      Same

    • B. 

      Different

    • C. 

      Dull

    • D. 

      Large

  • 4. 
    The root homos.  Words coming from it include homogenous, homogenized and homograph. 
    • A. 

      Same, joint, common

    • B. 

      Loud, boisterous

    • C. 

      Calm and quiet

    • D. 

      Cold

  • 5. 
    Mare, words that come from include marine or marina.
    • A. 

      Dealing with sleep

    • B. 

      Dealing with dreams

    • C. 

      Dealing with water and the ocean

    • D. 

      Dealing with the sky

  • 6. 
    Naus as in nausia, nautical
    • A. 

      Dealing with sickness

    • B. 

      Dealing with fever

    • C. 

      Of or from the ocean

    • D. 

      Of or from the sky

  • 7. 
    Ordo or ordinis, words that come from it include order and ordinary.
    • A. 

      Row, array or command

    • B. 

      To slip away

    • C. 

      To stink

    • D. 

      To fight

  • 8. 
    Porto or Portatum, words that come from include:  porter or portage
    • A. 

      To sleep

    • B. 

      To carry

    • C. 

      To leave

    • D. 

      To fight

  • 9. 
    Saeculum as in secular or secule
    • A. 

      Decade

    • B. 

      Century

    • C. 

      Minute

    • D. 

      Day

  • 10. 
    Porcus as in pork 
    • A. 

      Horse

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Dog

    • D. 

      Swine

  • 11. 
    Rhinos as in rhinocerous 
    • A. 

      Nose, snout

    • B. 

      Large water animal

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Swamp

  • 12. 
    Salis or sal as in NaCl
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Salary

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Cook

  • 13. 
    Sanus as in sanitary
    • A. 

      Unclean

    • B. 

      Healthy

    • C. 

      Dirty

    • D. 

      Smelly

  • 14. 
    Schole as in school 
    • A. 

      Free or leisure time

    • B. 

      Work

    • C. 

      Study

    • D. 

      Teach

  • 15. 
    Theos as in theology 
    • A. 

      God

    • B. 

      Worldly

    • C. 

      Evil

    • D. 

      Cute

  • 16. 
    Vir as in virile 
    • A. 

      Manly and strong

    • B. 

      Death and destruction

    • C. 

      Health

    • D. 

      Cute

  • 17. 
    Navis as in naval
    • A. 

      Dealing with the Army

    • B. 

      Dealing with the Air Force

    • C. 

      Dealing with NASA

    • D. 

      Dealing with ships

  • 18. 
    Novus as in novel
    • A. 

      Old

    • B. 

      New

    • C. 

      Ugly

    • D. 

      Pretty

  • 19. 
    Ago or actum as in agent 
    • A. 

      To do, act or perform

    • B. 

      To be stationary

    • C. 

      To rest

    • D. 

      To sleep

  • 20. 
    Sanguine means: 
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