Roots & Affixes For 7th Graders

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This quiz has been designed for 7th graders in the state of Kansas.


Questions and Answers
  • 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 option best defines the affix aero?
    • A. 

      Relating to light or the sun

    • B. 

      Very small or tiny

    • C. 

      Of or relating to air or aviation

  • 7. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which affix deal primarily with water?
    • A. 

      Semi

    • B. 

      Aqua

    • C. 

      Tele

  • 8. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.Based on your knowledge of affixes, biblio- means book or books.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Based on your knowledge of affixes, the word biofuel can best be defined as:
    • A. 

      Fuel that comes from water

    • B. 

      fuel that comes from living matter

    • C. 

      Fuel that comes from the sun

  • 10. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which root word deals with time?
    • A. 

      Tele

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Chron

  • 11. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below: Which root word relates directly to people.
    • A. 

      Test

    • B. 

      Dem

    • C. 

      Phon

  • 12. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.The prefix be- has the following meanings: a) affect with b) covered withc) cause to be
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which root word is best defined as having to do with the earth?
    • A. 

      -ess

    • B. 

      Scrib

    • C. 

      Geo

  • 14. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below: Which root word(s) mean half?
    • A. 

      Chron

    • B. 

      Hemi-

    • C. 

      Tele-

  • 15. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below:The root graph can be defined as:
    • A. 

      Something written or drawn in a specific way

    • B. 

      An instrument that records

    • C. 

      Of the sun

  • 16. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which root word means to measure?
    • A. 

      Biblio

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Micro

  • 17. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.What does the root word micro mean?
    • A. 

      Small

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Air

  • 18. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.Based on your knowledge of roots, the word emigrate means to wander or move away from.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Choose the best answer(s) below: The root mim means to:
    • A. 

      Imitate

    • B. 

      Resemble

    • C. 

      Scream

  • 20. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.The root word mort can be best defined as dealing with peace and happiness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which root word relates directly to sound.
    • A. 

      Ism

    • B. 

      Phon

    • C. 

      Graph

  • 22. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Choose the word that means light.
    • A. 

      Migr

    • B. 

      Chron

    • C. 

      Photo

  • 23. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which words are all about writing?
    • A. 

      Scribble, inscribe, describe, subscribe

    • B. 

      Rupture, interrupt, abrupt, disrupt

    • C. 

      Consequence, sequel, subsequent, prosecute

  • 24. 
    Choose true if you agree with the statement below; choose false if you disagree with the statement below.Based on your knowledge of roots and affixes, the word telepathy means to feel or suffer outside.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Please choose the response that best answers the question below.Which root means to bear witness? 
    • A. 

      Hemi

    • B. 

      Mort

    • C. 

      Test

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