Greek Prefixes Quiz #1

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This quiz is meant to test your knowledge about some commonly used Greek prefixes. All of these were discussed in this Youtube video. If you haven't seen it yet, I recommend that you do.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    An autoimmune disease is a disease which originates...

    • A.

      From a chemical or poison taken into the body

    • B.

      From a virus inhaled from the air outside

    • C.

      From the body's own immune system

    • D.

      From a bacteria that one gets by being around an infected person

    Correct Answer
    C. From the body's own immune system
    Explanation
    An autoimmune disease is a disease that occurs when the body's immune system mistakenly attacks and damages its own healthy cells and tissues. This can happen due to various reasons such as genetic factors, environmental triggers, or a combination of both. In this case, the correct answer is "from the body's own immune system" because it accurately describes the origin of autoimmune diseases.

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  • 2. 

    Mr. Richards wants all of his golf gear monogrammed. What should you engrave or paint on his equipment?

    • A.

      His entire name

    • B.

      The names of his children

    • C.

      His nickname

    • D.

      His initial/s

    Correct Answer
    D. His initial/s
    Explanation
    Mr. Richards wants his golf gear monogrammed, which typically involves engraving or painting someone's initials onto an item. Therefore, the correct answer is to engrave or paint his initial/s on his equipment.

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  • 3. 

    Mrs. Medina is very strict with her subordinates. She watches everything they do and pays close attention to every detail. Her leadership style can be called...

    • A.

      Antimanagement

    • B.

      Micromanagement

    • C.

      Macromanagement

    • D.

      Monomanagement

    Correct Answer
    B. Micromanagement
    Explanation
    Mrs. Medina's behavior of closely monitoring and scrutinizing her subordinates' actions and paying attention to every detail aligns with the concept of micromanagement. Micromanagement refers to a leadership style where a manager excessively controls and oversees the work of their employees, often undermining their autonomy and decision-making abilities. In this case, Mrs. Medina's strictness and close observation indicate that she exhibits a micromanagement style of leadership.

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  • 4. 

    There was chaos everywhere. Along the main street, looters came in and out of the shops. They took everything that they could and burned all the rest. It was as if everyone let the evil in themselves loose. It was utter...

    • A.

      Autodemonium

    • B.

      Nodemonium

    • C.

      Antidemonium

    • D.

      Pandemonium

    Correct Answer
    D. Pandemonium
    Explanation
    The passage describes a chaotic scene where looters are ransacking shops and causing destruction. The word "pandemonium" accurately captures the sense of disorder, confusion, and uproar that is present. It suggests a state of complete chaos and mayhem, which is an appropriate description for the situation described in the passage.

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  • 5. 

    The word, "pabebe" is still a neologism because it's a...

    • A.

      Short word

    • B.

      Common word

    • C.

      New word

    • D.

      Bad word

    Correct Answer
    C. New word
    Explanation
    The word "pabebe" is still a neologism because it is a new word that has recently been coined or introduced into the language. Neologisms are often created to describe new concepts, trends, or phenomena that do not have existing words to represent them. In this case, "pabebe" is likely a new word that is not yet widely recognized or included in dictionaries, making it a neologism.

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