Mtca Chapter 3 Prefixes - Quiz 5

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Mtca Chapter 3 Prefixes - Quiz 5

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  • 1. 
    As in the term diameter, the prefix “dia-” means ___.
    • A. 

      Within, inside

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      Half

    • D. 

      Through, between

  • 2. 
    In the term pericardium, the prefix “peri-” means ___.
    • A. 

      Between

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      Beside, alongside

    • D. 

      Outside, beyond

  • 3. 
    In the term intercostal, the prefix “inter-” means ___.
    • A. 

      Middle

    • B. 

      Before, in front of

    • C. 

      Together, with

    • D. 

      Between

  • 4. 
    The prefix that means “first” is ___.
    • A. 

      Pro-

    • B. 

      Primi-

    • C. 

      Uni-

    • D. 

      Mono-

  • 5. 
    Which prefix would be used to denote the smallest number when combined with the suffix "-meter"?
    • A. 

      Milli-

    • B. 

      Centi-

    • C. 

      Hemi-

    • D. 

      Deca-

  • 6. 
    Someone involved in intraspection, is investigating ___.
    • A. 

      Without

    • B. 

      Within

    • C. 

      Around

    • D. 

      Beyond

  • 7. 
    Which pair of prefixes could both be used to refer to something “above”?
    • A. 

      Hyper- & supra-

    • B. 

      Super- & hypo-

    • C. 

      Supra- & pre-

    • D. 

      Sub- & epi-

  • 8. 
    In the terms contraception and contraband, the prefix “contra-” means ___.
    • A. 

      Without

    • B. 

      Away from

    • C. 

      Against

    • D. 

      Bad, poor

  • 9. 
    The prefix that could be used to mean “beyond, between, or change” is ___.
    • A. 

      Micro-

    • B. 

      Mega-

    • C. 

      Meta-

    • D. 

      Meso-

  • 10. 
    The prefix that would be the opposite of “mega-” is ___.
    • A. 

      Pan-

    • B. 

      Sub-

    • C. 

      Oligo-

    • D. 

      Poly-

  • 11. 
    The prefix that can mean both “down” and “away from” is ___.
    • A. 

      Ab-

    • B. 

      Ex-

    • C. 

      De-

    • D. 

      Cata-

  • 12. 
    In the term dislocation, the prefix “dis-” has the same meaning as which of the following prefixes?
    • A. 

      Ec-

    • B. 

      Dys-

    • C. 

      Cac-

    • D. 

      Dif-

  • 13. 
    In the term megalomania, the prefix “mega-” means ___.
    • A. 

      Large, great

    • B. 

      Small

    • C. 

      All

    • D. 

      Beyond

  • 14. 
    In the term homogenous, the prefix “homo-” means ___.
    • A. 

      Different

    • B. 

      Same

    • C. 

      Below

    • D. 

      Above

  • 15. 
    Based upon the prefix, the term that would best refer to the “outer” layer of the skin is ___.
    • A. 

      Endo/derm

    • B. 

      Ecto/derm

    • C. 

      Peri/derm

    • D. 

      Meso/derm

  • 16. 
    In the term incontinence, the prefix “in-” means ___.
    • A. 

      Bad

    • B. 

      Out

    • C. 

      Not

    • D. 

      Apart

  • 17. 
    In the term brachytherapy, the prefix “brachy-” means to ___.
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Poor

    • C. 

      Fast

    • D. 

      Slow

  • 18. 
    The prefix that means “before” is ___.
    • A. 

      An-

    • B. 

      Extra-

    • C. 

      Supra-

    • D. 

      Pro-

  • 19. 
    Based upon the meaning of the prefix “circum-”,  the term circumscribe means ___.
    • A. 

      To write within

    • B. 

      To write against

    • C. 

      To write between

    • D. 

      To write around

  • 20. 
    The prefix that means “beside, alongside, abnormal” is ___.
    • A. 

      Pseudo-

    • B. 

      Para-

    • C. 

      Peri-

    • D. 

      Pan-

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