Root Definitions

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Root Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the Greek root synthesis mean as used in the word photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      To grow

    • B. 

      To cut apart

    • C. 

      To put together

    • D. 

      To shine through

  • 2. 
    Read the sentence. I like humorous stories. The suffix -ous was added to the word humorous to mean
    • A. 

      Full of.

    • B. 

      Content with.

    • C. 

      Advice for.

    • D. 

      Place for.

  • 3. 
    Read the sentence. The playing cards were all uniform. The word form means “shape.” What does the word uniform mean as it is used in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      To shape

    • B. 

      Unshaped

    • C. 

      One shape

    • D. 

      Shapeless

  • 4. 
    The word diagram contains the root word gram, meaning
    • A. 

      Vision.

    • B. 

      Craft.

    • C. 

      Drawing.

    • D. 

      Color.