Root Words

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Root Quizzes & Trivia

This is a multiple choice 25 point quiz on science and root words.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cryobiology means
    • A. 

      A rock

    • B. 

      A device for transmitting sounds over a distance

    • C. 

      A device for examining small objects

    • D. 

      A needle inserted under the skin

    • E. 

      The study of life at very cold temperatures

  • 2. 
    Diameter means
    • A. 

      Objects that are something like planets

    • B. 

      The portion of the earth covered with water

    • C. 

      A measure of the distance across a circle or sphere

    • D. 

      A person's own signature

    • E. 

      Laid down in advance by someone

  • 3. 
    Poly means
    • A. 

      Outside

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Cold

    • D. 

      Many

    • E. 

      Half

  • 4. 
    Microcosm means
    • A. 

      A type of rock that has been changed in shape

    • B. 

      A device for examining very small objects

    • C. 

      A very tiny world

    • D. 

      Objects that are something like planets

    • E. 

      Laid down in advance by someone

  • 5. 
    Chromat means
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Across

    • C. 

      To send

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the brain

    • E. 

      Skin

  • 6. 
    Cyclo means
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Measure

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Equal

    • E. 

      Many

  • 7. 
    Hydro means
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Life

    • C. 

      Writing

    • D. 

      Water

    • E. 

      Half

  • 8. 
    Encephalo means
    • A. 

      The sending of messages across a distance

    • B. 

      Cautious or watchful

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Outside

    • E. 

      Within the head

  • 9. 
    Bibliography means
    • A. 

      A list of books on a subject

    • B. 

      The act of looking back on something

    • C. 

      Laid down in advance by someone

    • D. 

      Having to do with the condition of water on the brain

    • E. 

      A figure that looks something like a circle

  • 10. 
    A barometer means
    • A. 

      A map line connecting places ono the earth where there is equal pressure

    • B. 

      Relating to something that displays a variety of colors

    • C. 

      The outer layer of skin

    • D. 

      A device for measuring pressure

    • E. 

      Cautious or watchful

  • 11. 
    Metamorphic means
    • A. 

      The portion of the earth covered with water

    • B. 

      People who study the shape of the earth

    • C. 

      Objects that look something like planets

    • D. 

      A type of rock that has been changed in shape

    • E. 

      The study of life at very cold temperatures

  • 12. 
    Biographer means
    • A. 

      Half a sphere

    • B. 

      People who the shape of the earth

    • C. 

      The sending of messages or objects across a distance

    • D. 

      A list of books on a subject

    • E. 

      A person who writes about someone's life

  • 13. 
    Epidermis means
    • A. 

      The study of life at very cold temperatures

    • B. 

      Relating to something that displays a variety of colors

    • C. 

      Pertaining to a circular orbit of which the sun is the center

    • D. 

      A needle inserted under the skin

    • E. 

      The outer layer of skin

  • 14. 
    Encephalitis means
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the brain

    • B. 

      A very tiny world

    • C. 

      A measure of the distance across a circle or sphere

    • D. 

      A person who studies the stars

    • E. 

      A needle inserted under the skin

  • 15. 
    Isotherm
    • A. 

      People who study the shape of the earth

    • B. 

      A device for transmitting sounds over a distance

    • C. 

      A device for examining very small objects

    • D. 

      A list of books on a subject

    • E. 

      A map line connecting places on the earth that all have the same temperature

  • 16. 
    Retrospect means
    • A. 

      A machine for measuring earth movement

    • B. 

      A bird home

    • C. 

      Devices for correcting a person's feet problems

    • D. 

      A note at the end of a message

    • E. 

      The act of looking back on something

  • 17. 
    Seismograph means
    • A. 

      The study of human cultures

    • B. 

      Someone whose personality is severely broken up

    • C. 

      The same throughout

    • D. 

      Study done on a person after he or she has died

    • E. 

      A machine for measuring earth movement

  • 18. 
    Bipedalism means
    • A. 

      Something that is attracted to water

    • B. 

      A note written at the end of a message

    • C. 

      The ability to move about on two legs

    • D. 

      A substance that will kill harmful microorganisms

    • E. 

      Break apart into sections

  • 19. 
    Post-mortem means
    • A. 

      Study done on a person after he or she has died

    • B. 

      Beneath the earth's surface

    • C. 

      The act of looking back on something

    • D. 

      A list of books on a subject

    • E. 

      Laid down in advance by someone

  • 20. 
    Homogeneous means
    • A. 

      The same throughout

    • B. 

      Something that is attracted to water

    • C. 

      The ability to move about on two legs

    • D. 

      Study done on a person after he or she has died

    • E. 

      measure of the distance across a circle or sphere