A Quiz About Prefixes Un-, Re-, De-

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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Prefix Quizzes & Trivia

In the English language, we have and use different prefixes to correctly make sense orally and by writing. Prefixes Un-, Re-, and De- are used to change the meaning of a verb. Advance your knowledge on their use below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The prefix un- means ____________.
  • 2. 
    Which of the following words uses the prefix un- correctly?
    • A. 

      Unreal

    • B. 

      Unhappy

    • C. 

      Unacceptable

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The prefix re- means _________.
  • 4. 
    The prefix re- is correctly used in the word READ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following words uses the prefix re- correctly?
    • A. 

      Reach

    • B. 

      Reader

    • C. 

      React

    • D. 

      Really

  • 6. 
    The prefix de- means ________________ or _____________.
  • 7. 
    The prefix de- is used incorrectly in the word dead.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following words use the prefix de- correctly?
    • A. 

      Delay

    • B. 

      Debrief

    • C. 

      Decrease

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Using the prefix un-, write a sentence containing one new word in it.
  • 10. 
    Using the prefix de-, write a sentence containing one new word in it.
  • 11. 
    Using the prefix re-, write one sentence containing a new word in it.
  • 12. 
    Prefixes are (sometimes, always, or never) put in front of a root word to create a new word.