Stems 11c Test Option 2

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Stems 11c Test Option 2 - Quiz

Read each question AND the answers carefully. Show your understanding of Stems 11C and the connections to words that use those stems!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The stem andro means.....

    • A.

      Hope

    • B.

      Man

    • C.

      Solid

    • D.

      Woman

    Correct Answer
    B. Man
    Explanation
    The stem "andro" is derived from the Greek word "anēr" which means "man". It is commonly used as a prefix in words related to masculinity or relating to men. Therefore, the correct answer is "man".

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  • 2. 

    Pro means...

    • A.

      To do

    • B.

      Famous

    • C.

      Man

    • D.

      Forward

    Correct Answer
    D. Forward
    Explanation
    "Pro" is a prefix that means "forward" or "in favor of." It is commonly used to indicate support or advocacy for a particular cause or idea.

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  • 3. 

    Sess means...

    • A.

      To do

    • B.

      Forward

    • C.

      Sit

    • D.

      Move

    Correct Answer
    C. Sit
    Explanation
    The word "sess" means to sit.

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  • 4. 

    Fic means

    • A.

      Not real

    • B.

      To do

    • C.

      Make

    • D.

      To sit

    Correct Answer
    C. Make
    Explanation
    The word "fic" means to make.

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  • 5. 

    Ag means...

    • A.

      Not real

    • B.

      To do

    • C.

      Hope

    • D.

      Country

    Correct Answer
    B. To do
    Explanation
    The word "Ag" is a short form of the Latin word "agere" which means "to do" or "to act". It is often used as a prefix in various words to indicate action or movement. In this context, "Ag" represents the concept of taking action or performing a task. Therefore, the correct answer is "to do".

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  • 6. 

    Nounce means....

    • A.

      Tell

    • B.

      To do

    • C.

      Sing

    • D.

      Hope

    Correct Answer
    A. Tell
    Explanation
    The word "nounce" is not a recognized English word. However, if we assume that it is a misspelling of the word "noun," then the correct answer would be "tell." A noun is a word that is used to identify a person, place, thing, or idea. To tell means to communicate or convey information. Therefore, if "nounce" is interpreted as "noun," the correct answer would be "tell" because nouns are used to tell or identify things.

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  • 7. 

    The STEM Mob means....

    • A.

      A mad group of people

    • B.

      To do

    • C.

      Move

    • D.

      Mopping

    Correct Answer
    C. Move
    Explanation
    The STEM Mob refers to a group of people who are actively engaged in movement. This could imply that they are physically active or constantly on the go, possibly in the context of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The term "mob" suggests a collective or organized group, emphasizing their shared purpose of being in motion.

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  • 8. 

    The stem Act means....

    • A.

      Action

    • B.

      To do

    • C.

      To hope

    • D.

      Move

    Correct Answer
    B. To do
    Explanation
    The stem "Act" refers to taking action or doing something. It implies engaging in a specific activity or behavior rather than simply hoping or moving. Therefore, the correct answer is "to do."

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  • 9. 

    Gyn means....

    • A.

      Man

    • B.

      To move

    • C.

      Woman

    • D.

      To leave

    Correct Answer
    C. Woman
    Explanation
    The term "gyn" is derived from the Greek word "gynē," which means "woman." It is often used as a prefix in medical and scientific terms related to women or female reproductive organs. Therefore, the correct answer is "Woman."

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  • 10. 

     A cup of coffee is not soporific because....

    • A.

      Soporific means to get angry and coffee is not a drink that makes most people feel angry..

    • B.

      Soporific means to do and coffee does not really help most people get things done very often.

    • C.

      Soporific means to make you feel cold and coffee is a hot drink.

    • D.

      Soporific means to make you feel sleepy, and coffee's caffeine has the opposite effect.

    Correct Answer
    D. Soporific means to make you feel sleepy, and coffee's caffeine has the opposite effect.
    Explanation
    Coffee is not soporific because the term "soporific" refers to something that makes you feel sleepy, while coffee's caffeine content has the opposite effect. Caffeine is a stimulant that helps to increase alertness and prevent drowsiness, making it an unsuitable choice for inducing sleepiness.

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  • 11. 

    Polyandryl means....

    • A.

      Lots of colors

    • B.

      Having numerous things

    • C.

      Having more than one sickness and feeling really bad

    • D.

      Having more than one husband

    Correct Answer
    D. Having more than one husband
    Explanation
    Polyandryl means having more than one husband. This term is derived from the word "polyandry," which refers to the practice of a woman having multiple husbands simultaneously. In polyandryl, the suffix "-l" is added to indicate the adjective form of the word. This term is used to describe the concept of having multiple husbands, which is a cultural practice observed in certain societies.

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  • 12. 

    What is a secret agent?

    • A.

      A medicine that people are not aware they are taking

    • B.

      A spy

    • C.

      A representative

    • D.

      A person who quietly stays in the distance and no one knows he/she is there

    Correct Answer
    B. A spy
    Explanation
    A secret agent is commonly known as a spy. They are individuals who work covertly to gather information, conduct espionage activities, and carry out missions on behalf of a government or organization. Secret agents often operate undercover, using various techniques and technologies to obtain classified information. They are skilled in surveillance, intelligence gathering, and maintaining secrecy to protect their identity and mission objectives.

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  • 13. 

    Why would something that is mobile have mobility?

    • A.

      Because both of them have the word mob in it and a mob is a group of mad people.

    • B.

      Because both of them have the stem mob in it and mob means to do.

    • C.

      Because both of them have the stem mob in it and mob means to move

    • D.

      Because both of them have the stem mob in it and mob means man.

    Correct Answer
    C. Because both of them have the stem mob in it and mob means to move
    Explanation
    The correct answer is because both of them have the stem mob in it and mob means to move. This explanation is supported by the fact that the word "mobile" refers to something that is capable of moving or being moved easily, while "mobility" refers to the ability or quality of being able to move or be moved. Therefore, the similarity in the stem "mob" suggests a connection to movement.

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  • 14. 

    Enunciate means....

    • A.

      To make things in a strong way

    • B.

      To pronounce things very clearly

    • C.

      To spell correctly

    • D.

      To sing a song

    Correct Answer
    B. To pronounce things very clearly
    Explanation
    Enunciate means to pronounce things very clearly. When someone enunciates, they articulate each word and sound with precision and clarity, ensuring that their speech is easily understood by others. This is particularly important in public speaking, acting, or any situation where effective communication is crucial. Enunciation helps to convey the intended message accurately and avoids any confusion or misinterpretation.

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  • 15. 

    Obsessed means....

    • A.

      To not forget

    • B.

      To excessively think about

    • C.

      To constantly do

    • D.

      To sit around and do nothing

    Correct Answer
    B. To excessively think about
    Explanation
    Obsessed means to excessively think about something. It refers to a state of being consumed or preoccupied with a particular thought, idea, or object. When someone is obsessed, they cannot stop thinking about it and it becomes the central focus of their attention, often to the point of being unhealthy or detrimental to their well-being.

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  • 16. 

    If someone goes to the doctor and the doctor gives him/her a prognosis......the doctor is ....

    • A.

      Telling him/her something bad is going on in his/her body

    • B.

      Making a prediction about what is going on with the person

    • C.

      Telling him/her that he is in need of surgery soon

    • D.

      Telling him/her that everything is going to be alright

    Correct Answer
    B. Making a prediction about what is going on with the person
    Explanation
    The doctor is making a prediction about what is going on with the person. A prognosis is a medical term used to predict the likely course and outcome of a disease or condition. It is based on the doctor's assessment of the person's symptoms, medical history, and test results. The prognosis may indicate whether the condition is serious or not, the expected duration of the illness, and the likelihood of recovery. It is a way for the doctor to communicate their professional opinion about the person's health status and what they can expect in the future.

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  • 17. 

    RESURGENCE means....

    • A.

      A bunch of waves

    • B.

      Rising or coming back again

    • C.

      Hoping for the best

    • D.

      Bringing the best that you can

    Correct Answer
    B. Rising or coming back again
    Explanation
    RESURGENCE means rising or coming back again. It refers to a revival or resurgence of something that was previously dormant or declined. It implies a renewed energy or strength in a particular situation or phenomenon.

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  • 18. 

    A PENTAGRAM is....

    • A.

      A 5 point gram

    • B.

      A 7 point star

    • C.

      A 5 point star

    • D.

      A 7 point gram

    Correct Answer
    C. A 5 point star
    Explanation
    A pentagram is a five-pointed star. It is formed by connecting the endpoints of a pentagon, creating a symmetrical shape with five equal sides and five angles. The term "pentagram" is derived from the Greek words "penta" meaning five and "gramma" meaning line or drawing. The five points of the star can represent various concepts or elements, such as the five senses or the five elements (earth, air, fire, water, and spirit) in some spiritual or occult traditions.

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  • 19. 

    If someone goes to a GYNECOLOGIST, that person is probably,.....

    • A.

      Going for singing lessons

    • B.

      Feeling very sick

    • C.

      A man

    • D.

      A woman

    Correct Answer
    D. A woman
    Explanation
    When someone goes to a gynecologist, it implies that they are seeking medical attention related to their reproductive health. Gynecologists specialize in providing healthcare services to women, including routine check-ups, pregnancy care, and treatment for various gynecological issues. Therefore, the correct answer is "a woman".

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  • 20. 

    If someone wants SOLITUDE, it means he/she wants....

    • A.

      To be around a bunch of people

    • B.

      To want to be in a pool

    • C.

      To find a friend to talk to about problems

    • D.

      To be alone for a little while

    Correct Answer
    D. To be alone for a little while
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to be alone for a little while." Solitude refers to the state of being alone or isolated from others. It is a desire to have some time alone, away from the company of others, in order to have peace, quiet, and personal reflection. It is a way to recharge, relax, and have a break from social interactions.

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  • 21. 

    BONUS ---If you can answer the following questions, FIRST write BONUS at the top of a sheet of paper, SECOND write the # question you are answering, then THIRD write the word from the questions,  then FOURTH give the definition of the word and turn this paper into me!!   (REMEMBER to put your name on your paper!!) #1 ---Tell me the meaning of the word EVALUATE #2 --Tell me the meaning of the word SYNTHESIZE

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