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Match the prefix that express number, amount, or size with its mean


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    One means

    • A.

      Mono or uni

    • B.

      Uni

    • C.

      Bi

    • D.

      Semi

    • E.

      Hyper

    Correct Answer
    A. Mono or uni
    Explanation
    The given options are all prefixes that indicate "one" or "single." The correct answer is "mono" or "uni" because both of these prefixes can be used to mean "one" or "single." "Mono" is commonly used in words like "monochrome" (one color) or "monopoly" (single control), while "uni" is used in words like "unicorn" (one horn) or "unicycle" (one wheel). Therefore, either "mono" or "uni" can be used to indicate "one" or "single."

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  • 2. 

    Means two

    • A.

      Micro

    • B.

      Hyper

    • C.

      Bi-bin

    • D.

      Tri

    • E.

      Uni

    Correct Answer
    C. Bi-bin
    Explanation
    The given list consists of prefixes that indicate a certain quantity or number. "Bi" means two, "tri" means three, and "uni" means one. "Bi-bin" is not a commonly used prefix, but it can be inferred that it refers to a quantity of two. Therefore, "bi-bin" is the correct answer as it aligns with the pattern of the other prefixes in the list.

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  • 3. 

    Means half, partially

    • A.

      Micro

    • B.

      Multi

    • C.

      Tri

    • D.

      Semi

    • E.

      Mon

    Correct Answer
    D. Semi
    Explanation
    The word "semi" means half or partially. It is a prefix that is commonly used to indicate something that is not fully or completely something else. For example, "semicircle" refers to half of a circle, and "semifinal" refers to a game or round that comes before the final. Therefore, "semi" is the correct answer because it accurately represents the meaning of the prefix in relation to the other options given.

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  • 4. 

    Means too much

    • A.

      Multi

    • B.

      Bi

    • C.

      Tri

    • D.

      Hyper

    • E.

      Micro

    Correct Answer
    D. Hyper
    Explanation
    The prefix "hyper" means too much or excessive. In the given options, "hyper" is the only prefix that conveys this meaning. "Multi" means many, "bi" means two, "tri" means three, and "micro" means small. Therefore, "hyper" is the correct answer as it is the only prefix that matches the given definition.

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  • 5. 

    A single track for a train

    • A.

      Birail

    • B.

      Trirail

    • C.

      Monorail

    Correct Answer
    C. Monorail
    Explanation
    A monorail is a type of railway system that uses a single track for a train. Unlike traditional trains that have two parallel tracks, a monorail has a single rail on which the train runs. This design allows for a more streamlined and efficient transportation system. Monorails are often used in urban areas or theme parks where space is limited. They are known for their futuristic appearance and ability to transport large numbers of people quickly and efficiently.

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  • 6. 

    An airplane with two sets of wings

    • A.

      Microplane

    • B.

      Biplane

    • C.

      Triplane

    Correct Answer
    B. Biplane
    Explanation
    A biplane is an airplane with two sets of wings, one above the other. This design was commonly used in the early days of aviation due to its stability and lift capabilities. The two wings provide extra lift and maneuverability, making it suitable for various purposes such as aerobatics, military use, and agricultural work. Biplanes were eventually replaced by monoplanes, which offered better speed and efficiency.

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  • 7. 

    Have many skills

    • A.

      Multitalented

    • B.

      Bitalented

    • C.

      Semitalented

    Correct Answer
    A. Multitalented
    Explanation
    The term "multitalented" refers to someone who possesses multiple skills or talents. It indicates that the person is proficient in various areas and can excel in different fields. The other options, "bitalented" and "semitalented," are not commonly used terms and do not accurately convey the idea of having multiple skills. Therefore, the correct answer is "multitalented."

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  • 8. 

    a small device that hold information

    • A.

      Multichip

    • B.

      Microchip

    • C.

      Hyperchip

    Correct Answer
    B. Microchip
    Explanation
    A microchip is a small device that holds information. It is a commonly used term to refer to integrated circuits or computer chips that are used in electronic devices to store and process data. These chips are made up of tiny electronic components and are used in various applications such as computers, smartphones, and other electronic devices. The term "micro" in microchip refers to the small size of the device, which allows it to be compact and efficient.

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