Prefix Test MCQ Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The meaning of micro in (Micrograph) :

    • A.

      Small

    • B.

      Large

    • C.

      One

    Correct Answer
    A. Small
    Explanation
    The word "micro" is a prefix that is commonly used to denote something small in size or scale. In the context of "micrograph," it refers to a small-scale photograph or image that is typically taken using a microscope. Therefore, the correct answer is "Small."

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  • 2. 

    The meaning of Peri in (Perimeter):

    • A.

      Above

    • B.

      Partial

    • C.

      Round

    Correct Answer
    C. Round
    Explanation
    Peri- is a prefix derived from the Greek word "peri" which means "around" or "surrounding". In the context of the word "perimeter", it refers to the distance around the outer boundary of a shape or object, forming a round or circular path. Therefore, the correct answer is "Round".

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  • 3. 

    The meaning of ante in (antedate):

    • A.

      After

    • B.

      Before

    • C.

      Against

    Correct Answer
    B. Before
    Explanation
    The word "ante" in the term "antedate" means "before." When something is antedated, it means that it is assigned a date that is earlier than its actual date of occurrence or creation. Therefore, the correct meaning of "ante" in this context is "before."

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  • 4. 

    The Prefix that gives the meaning of (Outside of):

    • A.

      Extra

    • B.

      Hypn

    • C.

      Intra

    Correct Answer
    A. Extra
    Explanation
    The prefix "extra-" means "outside of" or "beyond." It is commonly used to indicate something that is additional or beyond what is considered normal or expected. In this context, "extra-" is the correct answer as it accurately conveys the meaning of "outside of."

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  • 5. 

    The prefix that gives the meaning of (Beneath): 

    • A.

      Inter

    • B.

      Infra

    • C.

      Per

    Correct Answer
    B. Infra
    Explanation
    The prefix "infra" gives the meaning of "beneath." This prefix is commonly used to describe something that is below or underneath something else. For example, "infrastructure" refers to the underlying systems and structures that support a society or organization. Similarly, "infrared" refers to the type of light that is below the visible spectrum. Therefore, "infra" is the correct answer in this case.

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  • 6. 

    The meaning of the prefix (Dis- ):

    • A.

      Below

    • B.

      Negation

    • C.

      Away

    Correct Answer
    B. Negation
    Explanation
    The prefix "dis-" is commonly used to indicate negation. It is added to the beginning of a word to give it the opposite meaning. For example, "dislike" means to not like something, "disagree" means to not agree with someone, and "disapprove" means to not approve of something. Therefore, the correct answer is "Negation."

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  • 7. 

    The meaning of Sub in (Subway):

    • A.

      Forward

    • B.

      Half

    • C.

      Under

    Correct Answer
    C. Under
    Explanation
    The meaning of "Sub" in "Subway" is "Under". This is because "Sub" is a prefix that means "below" or "underneath". In the context of a subway, it refers to the underground tunnels and stations that the train travels through.

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  • 8. 

    The meaning of Ultra in  (Ultrasonic):

    • A.

      Across

    • B.

      Beyond

    • C.

      Together

    Correct Answer
    B. Beyond
    Explanation
    The meaning of "ultra" in "ultrasonic" is beyond. This is because "ultrasonic" refers to sound waves that are beyond the range of human hearing, typically above 20,000 hertz. Therefore, "beyond" accurately describes the concept of "ultra" in this context.

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  • 9. 

    The meaning of the prefix (Post-):

    • A.

      After

    • B.

      Mail

    • C.

      Beyond

    Correct Answer
    A. After
    Explanation
    The prefix "post-" means "after." It is used to indicate that something occurs or exists after a particular event or time. For example, "postgraduate" refers to a student who has completed their undergraduate studies and is pursuing further education after that. Similarly, "postpone" means to delay something until a later time. Therefore, the correct answer is "after."

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  • 10. 

    The meaning of the prefix (Fore-):

    • A.

      Forward

    • B.

      In front of

    • C.

      Next to

    Correct Answer
    B. In front of
    Explanation
    The prefix "fore-" means "in front of." It is used to indicate something that is located or positioned before or ahead of something else. For example, in the word "forehead," the prefix "fore-" indicates the part of the head that is situated in front of the rest of the face. Similarly, in the word "foresee," the prefix suggests the ability to see or anticipate something before it happens. Overall, the prefix "fore-" denotes a sense of being in front or ahead of something else.

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