Literature Terms And Greek/Latin Root Words And Suffixes

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Literature Terms And Greek/Latin Root Words And Suffixes

A short quiz on various Greek and Latin Root words and Suffixes. Various basic literature terms are also given


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  • 1. 
    The suffix-ry means
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Of

    • C. 

      Life

  • 2. 
    The root word al as in ALready
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      In between

  • 3. 
    Suffix -ion/ation/tion as in alliterATION means
    • A. 

      Stable or way of

    • B. 

      Action or condition

    • C. 

      Left or right

  • 4. 
    Anthropo and dem mean very close to the same thing which would be
    • A. 

      Teacher and instructor

    • B. 

      Chattle and slave

    • C. 

      Human being and people

  • 5. 
    The word biography would translate to_______ _______
    • A. 

      Written life

  • 6. 
    We have a demoCRATic society. All the people in charge are elected into office. CRAT means....
    • A. 

      Rule or goven

    • B. 

      Nation or land

    • C. 

      Under or below

  • 7. 
    Which word best fits the following definition. (hint a root and a suffix help determine the word) Having characteristics of one type of diease spread from person to person or people to people.
    • A. 

      Ethnocentricism

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Epidemic

    • D. 

      Euphoric

  • 8. 
    True or False Alliteration is the repeation of the same vowel sound within a sentance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Allusion is....
    • A. 

      Learning about works of literature and historic moments.

    • B. 

      Explaining why things are the way they are though repetition

    • C. 

      Referring to past material you have learned, historic events, works of literature, movies, etc... to explain what you are learning now.

  • 10. 
    The suffix -LESS means
    • A. 

      Without

    • B. 

      Within

    • C. 

      Small

    • D. 

      Large

  • 11. 
    True or false A dynamic character and a round charcter share many of the same qualities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Root word CERT means....
    • A. 

      To lean, lie, or bend

    • B. 

      To be sure, to trust

    • C. 

      To go. to yeild

    • D. 

      To take hold, grasp

  • 13. 
    Which type of book would be the true story of a horse? A biograhy or autobiography.______________________
    • A. 

      Biography

  • 14. 
    What does autobiography mean when you break it apart
    • A. 

      Self/spontaneous, drawing, of life

    • B. 

      Before/to begin,drawing, of life

    • C. 

      Self/spontaneous, writing, of life

    • D. 

      Before/to begin, writing of life

  • 15. 
    What does starLET mean
    • A. 

      A star on Hollywood Blvd.

    • B. 

      Characteristic of a star

    • C. 

      Acting like a star

    • D. 

      A small star

  • 16. 
    Whatis a condition where your blood pressure is below normal.
    • A. 

      Hydrodynamics

    • B. 

      Hypnolepsy

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Hypnoanalysis