Roots & Affixes For 6th Graders

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This quiz has been designed for 6th graders in the state of Kansas.


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  • 1. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below. What is the definition of a root word?
    • A. 

      A part that is added to a word that changes its meaning.

    • B. 

      The base or stem of the word that provides the basic meaning of the word.

    • C. 

      Words that do not affect other words in any way.

  • 2. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below. Prefixes and suffixes are both considered affixes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below: These word parts can be added to roots to form new words.
    • A. 

      Affix

    • B. 

      Suffix

    • C. 

      Prefix

  • 4. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.A prefix is added to the end of a root word to change its meaning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which type of affix is added to the end of a root word?
    • A. 

      Prefix

    • B. 

      Suffix

    • C. 

      Root

  • 6. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which best defines the root word auto?
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      Conjoined

    • C. 

      Self

  • 7. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which option includes the best definitions for the prefix con-?
    • A. 

      Through or across

    • B. 

      With, jointly, or completely

    • C. 

      Under, beneath, below

  • 8. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.The prefix fore- means after, behind, or less fortunate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Using your knowledge of prefixes, which of the following best defines the word multilingual.
    • A. 

      Understanding languages

    • B. 

      Several languages

    • C. 

      Finding languages

  • 10. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which of the following affixes means below?
    • A. 

      -some

    • B. 

      Fore-

    • C. 

      Sub-

  • 11. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below: How would you define the prefix up-?
    • A. 

      Inside

    • B. 

      Higher

    • C. 

      Improved

  • 12. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.The three options below can all be use to define the suffix -age. a) act ofb) state of c) result of
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which affix means the following: connecting to, relating to, the action of?
    • A. 

      Sub-

    • B. 

      -some

    • C. 

      -al

  • 14. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below: Which suffix means: make or become, treat in a specified way, or follow a specialized practice.
    • A. 

      -some

    • B. 

      -age

    • C. 

      -ize or -yze

  • 15. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below:Which phrase below best defines the suffix -ous.
    • A. 

      Characterized by

    • B. 

      Inside of

    • C. 

      Below or under

  • 16. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which affix means: a group of or specified number or characterized by being.
    • A. 

      Auto-

    • B. 

      -some

    • C. 

      -al

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