Root Words: Quiz 2

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  • 1. 

    Which root-word is used to mean bend?

    • A.

      Corp

    • B.

      Cred

    • C.

      Dom

    • D.

      Fer

    • E.

      Flect, flex

    Correct Answer
    E. Flect, flex
    Explanation
    The root-word "flect, flex" is used to mean bend. This can be seen in words like "flexible" and "reflection" where the concept of bending or curving is implied. The other root-words listed, such as "corp" (meaning body) and "cred" (meaning believe), do not have the same meaning as "bend". Therefore, "flect, flex" is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    The root-word cycl used in bicycle and encyclopedia means what?

    • A.

      Lead

    • B.

      Strong

    • C.

      Round

    • D.

      Carry

    Correct Answer
    C. Round
    Explanation
    The root-word "cycl" used in words like bicycle and encyclopedia refers to something that is round. In the case of bicycle, it refers to the round shape of the wheels, while in encyclopedia, it refers to the round shape of the knowledge or information contained within it. Therefore, "round" is the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the answer that best defines the word transfer :

    • A.

      Going on a long trip

    • B.

      To count people in a room

    • C.

      Dancing in a small area

    • D.

      To carry something from one place to another

    Correct Answer
    D. To carry something from one place to another
    Explanation
    The word "transfer" means to carry something from one place to another. This involves physically moving an object or item from one location to another. The other options, such as going on a long trip, counting people in a room, or dancing in a small area, do not accurately define the word transfer.

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  • 4. 

    Match the root-word to one of the words below: corp

    • A.

      Body

    • B.

      People

    • C.

      Home

    • D.

      Strong

    Correct Answer
    A. Body
    Explanation
    The root-word "corp" is derived from the Latin word "corpus" which means "body". Therefore, the correct match for "corp" is "body".

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  • 5. 

    Fill in the blanks with one of the root-words below:       ionary, pre      

    • A.

      Demo

    • B.

      Dict

    • C.

      Dom

    • D.

      Cred

    Correct Answer
    B. Dict
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "dict". "Dict" is a root-word that means "to say" or "to speak". In the context of the sentence, it is likely that the word that needs to be filled in is related to speaking or saying something.

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