Root Words: Quiz 3

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Choose the best answer for each question. Each root-word is in bold and each vocabulary word is in italics. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The word fraternity uses the root-word frat, which means:
    • A. 

      Birth

    • B. 

      Brother

    • C. 

      Throw

    • D. 

      Write

  • 2. 
    The word malicious means intending to do harm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    This picture best represents which root-word?
    • A. 

      Ject

    • B. 

      Log

    • C. 

      Gen

    • D. 

      Geo

  • 4. 
    Which of the following words is related to law?
    • A. 

      Manual

    • B. 

      Aggressive

    • C. 

      Lucid, translucent

    • D. 

      Legal, legitimate

  • 5. 
    The scientific study of animals is:
    • A. 

      Sociology

    • B. 

      Anthropology

    • C. 

      Zoology

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 6. 
    The root-word gen used in the words generation and genetic means:
    • A. 

      Study, word

    • B. 

      Birth, race

    • C. 

      Hand

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 7. 
    Something that is translucent is cloudy and heavy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When an object is ejected, it:
    • A. 

      Is thrown

    • B. 

      Is stopped

    • C. 

      Is cooked

    • D. 

      Is graded

  • 9. 
    Which of the following root-words means sea?
    • A. 

      Geo

    • B. 

      Log

    • C. 

      Mar

    • D. 

      Frat

  • 10. 
    Sewing, making cookies, and professional sports are all manual labors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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