Root Words Exam: Practice Quiz!

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Root Words Exam: Practice Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term that refers to heat energy generated by the earth's core. 
    • A. 

      Endothermic

    • B. 

      Heliothemic

    • C. 

      Geothermal

    • D. 

      Geocentric

    • E. 

      Both A and C are correct

  • 2. 
    An underground area that stores large amounts of water and allows it to flow.
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Aquifer

    • C. 

      Terrestrial

    • D. 

      Exosphere

    • E. 

      Both A and D

  • 3. 
    The term used to describe the sun being the center of the solar system. 
    • A. 

      Geocentric

    • B. 

      Heliocentric

    • C. 

      Biannual

    • D. 

      Subatomic

  • 4. 
    Which of the following root words represents the number two (2)?
    • A. 

      Bi-

    • B. 

      Di-

    • C. 

      Tri-

    • D. 

      Mono-

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 5. 
    -Logy refers to 
    • A. 

      The study of

    • B. 

      The air

    • C. 

      Outside

    • D. 

      Inside

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which term would most likely refer to the thin layer of life that surrounds earth? 
    • A. 

      Hydrosphere

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Atmosphere

    • E. 

      Geosphere

  • 7. 
    Refers to half of the planet.
    • A. 

      Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Geocentric

    • C. 

      Heliosphere

    • D. 

      Chemosphere

  • 8. 
    A skeleton that is inside a living organisms is called
    • A. 

      Exoskeleton

    • B. 

      Endoskeleton

    • C. 

      Hydoderm

    • D. 

      Subskeleton

  • 9. 
    The imaginary line that divides the earth into equal parts north and south.
    • A. 

      Endothemic

    • B. 

      Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Atmosphere

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