# Stems 13b Group B Quiz

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Test understanding ot stems' meanings and words utilizing the stems.

• 1.

### What is the meaning of lys?

• A.

Empty

• B.

Middle

• C.

Muscular

• D.

Break down

D. Break down
Explanation
The word "lys" means to break down.

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• 2.

### What does meso mean?

• A.

Break down

• B.

Middle

• C.

Thousandth

• D.

Remember

B. Middle
Explanation
The term "meso" is derived from the Greek word "mesos," which means middle. Therefore, in this context, "meso" refers to something that is in the middle or intermediate stage or position.

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• 3.

### Milli

• A.

Break down

• B.

Remember

• C.

Thousandth

• D.

Step

C. Thousandth
Explanation
The word "milli" is a prefix that denotes one thousandth of a unit. In this context, "thousandth" is the correct answer because it represents the numerical value associated with the prefix "milli". It is used to indicate a fraction or division of a whole into one thousand equal parts.

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• 4.

• A.

Step

• B.

Work

• C.

Empty

• D.

Remember

D. Remember
• 5.

• A.

Step

• B.

Work

• C.

Muscular

• D.

Empty

A. Step
• 6.

### Labor

• A.

Step

• B.

Empty

• C.

Work

• D.

Muscular

C. Work
Explanation
The word "work" is the correct answer because it is the only word in the given list that relates directly to labor. Labor typically involves performing tasks or activities in order to accomplish something, which is the essence of work. The other words in the list, such as step, empty, and muscular, do not necessarily have a direct connection to labor.

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• 7.

### Myo

• A.

Muscular

• B.

Empty

• C.

Step

• D.

Break down

A. Muscular
Explanation
The word "myo" is a prefix that refers to muscles. Therefore, the correct answer "muscular" is the most appropriate choice because it directly relates to the given prefix.

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• 8.

### Vac

• A.

Step

• B.

Empty

• C.

Break down

• D.

Thousandth

B. Empty
Explanation
The correct answer is "empty". The word "empty" is the only option that fits the given context and makes sense. The other words, such as "step," "break down," and "thousandth," do not relate to the concept of "vac" or provide a suitable explanation. Therefore, "empty" is the correct answer.

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• 9.

### CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER  from the multiple choice answers to complete the statenents for the following statements:                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The _________of  the disease was horrible, for its advancement in general was making the lady feel very sick and hopeless as she fought against the disease.

• A.

Analysis

• B.

Progress

• C.

Evacuation

• D.

Transgression

B. Progress
Explanation
The word "progress" fits best in this context because it refers to the advancement or development of something. In this case, the disease is progressing, meaning it is getting worse or spreading, which is causing the lady to feel sick and hopeless. The other options, analysis, evacuation, and transgression, do not accurately describe the situation of the disease advancing and the negative impact it has on the lady's health and mindset.

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• 10.

### The _____________________ was one that made all the staff feel eager to find out what the boss had to say for in the note about something to be remembered he suggested that there was going to be a fun event.

• A.

Vacuity

• B.

Collaborate

• C.

Commemoration

• D.

Memo

D. Memo
Explanation
The correct answer is "memo" because it is the only option that fits the context of the sentence. A memo is a written message or note typically used in a workplace setting to communicate important information or instructions. In this case, the boss is leaving a note suggesting that there will be a fun event, which would be appropriate for a memo. The other options (vacuity, collaborate, commemoration) do not make sense in the given context.

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• 11.

### The _____________________trip across the snowy mountains led the pilgrims to wish that they had not attempted to cross in the winter, for the trip definitely required incredible amounts of work!!

• A.

Millimeter

• B.

Laborious

• C.

Digress

• D.

Mesopotamia

B. Laborious
Explanation
The word "laborious" is the correct answer because it accurately describes the trip across the snowy mountains as requiring a great amount of work. The use of the word "definitely" further emphasizes the difficulty and effort involved in the journey.

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• 12.

### Her ____________________________of the situation was quite on mark, for when she noticed the way that the element was separating from its material, she realized she was looking at it in little parts and that when she did that it made it easier to understand.

• A.

Vacancy

• B.

Evacuation

• C.

Analysis

• D.

Digress

C. Analysis
Explanation
The word "analysis" fits well in the sentence because it refers to the act of examining something in detail and breaking it down into smaller parts in order to understand it better. The sentence suggests that the person's understanding of the situation improved when they analyzed it by looking at it in little parts. The other options, "vacancy," "evacuation," and "digress," do not make sense in the context of the sentence.

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• 13.

### The farmer's ________________against his animals was extremely negative and it made lots of people angry because he was so very cruel to the creatures!

• A.

Transgression

• B.

Laborious

• C.

Congress

• D.

Mesopotamia

A. Transgression
Explanation
The word "transgression" fits well in the given sentence because it implies that the farmer's behavior towards his animals was extremely negative and cruel. A transgression refers to a violation or breach of a moral or social boundary, which accurately describes the farmer's mistreatment of the animals. This behavior angered many people, highlighting the severity of the transgression.

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• 14.

### The ___________________of the 9-11-2001 event was one that was very special to numerous people for it was an event that definitely needed to be remembered and the celebration did just that.

• A.

Vacuity

• B.

Transgression

• C.

Laborious

• D.

Commemoration

D. Commemoration
Explanation
The word "commemoration" fits well in the given sentence because it suggests that the event of 9-11-2001 was something that needed to be remembered and honored. It implies that the celebration was a way to pay tribute to the significance of the event and to ensure that it is not forgotten.

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• 15.

### Numerous students tend to ________________away from the prompt when they are writing an essay; for often times students want to wander from the main topic and talk about other things instead.

• A.

Regression

• B.

Transgress

• C.

Digress

• D.

Collaborate

C. Digress
Explanation
Many students tend to digress away from the prompt when they are writing an essay; for often times students want to wander from the main topic and talk about other things instead.

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• 16.

### A new pyramid was found in the _______________________ area which is an ancient region in west Asia between the Tigris and the Eurphrates Rivers.

• A.

Millimeter

• B.

Mesozoic

• C.

Memo

• D.

Mesopotamia

D. Mesopotamia
Explanation
The correct answer is Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia is an ancient region in West Asia located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. The question is asking about the area where a new pyramid was found, and Mesopotamia fits this description.

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• 17.

### The students were given permission to _______________________on the project as the teacher told them to choose 2 other people to work with on the assignment, but to all work together as a unit.

• A.

Laborious

• B.

Vacuity

• C.

Millimeter

• D.

Collaborate

D. Collaborate
Explanation
The correct answer is "collaborate". In the given sentence, the students were given permission to collaborate on the project, which means they were allowed to work together as a team. This implies that they were expected to cooperate and contribute collectively towards completing the assignment.

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• 18.

### Vacuity means......

• A.

Happiness

• B.

Open ended

• C.

Complete open minded

• D.

An emptiness

D. An emptiness
Explanation
Vacuity refers to an emptiness or lack of substance. It implies a state of being empty or void of any content or meaning. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "an emptiness".

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• 19.

### Congress means.....

• A.

An important part of county government

• B.

An important part of legislature

• C.

A group of people who are givers

• D.

A group of people who are snobby

B. An important part of legislature
Explanation
Congress refers to an important part of the legislature. It is a legislative body that consists of representatives elected by the people to make laws and govern the country. Congress plays a crucial role in the democratic process by deliberating and passing laws, representing the interests of the citizens, and providing a system of checks and balances. It is responsible for shaping and implementing policies, ensuring the smooth functioning of the government, and representing the will of the people.

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• 20.

### Evacuation means....

• A.

To get out of a building or place

• B.

To bring about and let go

• C.

To chop up

• D.

To send away quickly

A. To get out of a building or place
Explanation
Evacuation refers to the action of getting out of a building or place swiftly and safely. It typically occurs in emergency situations such as fires, natural disasters, or threats to personal safety. The purpose of evacuation is to ensure the well-being and protection of individuals by removing them from potentially dangerous environments. Evacuation procedures often involve following designated routes, using emergency exits, and gathering at predetermined assembly points. Overall, evacuation is a crucial measure to minimize harm and ensure the survival of people in hazardous situations.

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• 21.

### Choose 3 of the following words from this Stems List and write a sentence with the word ---CAPITALIZE the word itself and remember you MUST show you know the meaning of the word in your sentence: Analysis Commemoration Evacuation Mesopotamia Digress Vacancies Mesozoic Progress Vacuity Millimeter Congress Collaborate Memo Laborious Transgression

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