Root Words

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Root Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief quiz to test your knowledge of root words based on my Resource Guide on our Wiki.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A root word is...
    • A. 

      Any word related to trees.

    • B. 

      A word found between a prefix and suffix.

    • C. 

      Any word that contains the word "root."

    • D. 

      Any word related to plant life.

  • 2. 
    ___________ is the root word of unemployment.
    • A. 

      Ploy

    • B. 

      Ment

    • C. 

      Employ

    • D. 

      Unemploy

  • 3. 
    Which is NOT a root word?
    • A. 

      Unhappy

    • B. 

      Comment

    • C. 

      Use

    • D. 

      Explore

  • 4. 
    Many of you will enjoy this lyric from the Backstreet Boys,"Without you all I'm going to be is incomplete." What is the correct root word for incomplete?
    • A. 

      Comp

    • B. 

      Incomp

    • C. 

      Complete

    • D. 

      Complet