Roots/Prefixes/Suffix Test #1

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Prefix And Suffix Quizzes & Trivia

Roots, prefixes and suffixes as SAT Verbal practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The literal definition of bibliology is...
  • 2. 
    Microscopic literally means...
    • A. 

      To look at something from a distance

    • B. 

      Having the characteristic of looking at something small

    • C. 

      Having the characteristic of feeling small

  • 3. 
    Philanthropic most literally means...
  • 4. 
    The estate handed down from father to son was as an act of____________.
    • A. 

      Matrimony

    • B. 

      Patrimony

    • C. 

      Convention

    • D. 

      Communication

  • 5. 
    "She was looking for a small mirror for her handbag so that it could go with her everywhere." What kind of mirror was she looking for?
    • A. 

      A microscopic one

    • B. 

      Transferable one

    • C. 

      A portable one

  • 6. 
    The novelty of the beeper wore off with the innovation of the Smart Phone. Novelty most nearly means...
    • A. 

      Newness

    • B. 

      Fear

    • C. 

      Study of

  • 7. 
    A sailor might throw a _____________ themed party.
    • A. 

      Multi

    • B. 

      Nautical

    • C. 

      Philanthropy

    • D. 

      Construction

  • 8. 
    In the olden days, a scribe had the job of of writing down the history of the culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Someone who builds structures is called a __________. (Chose the option that has one of the assigned root words)
    • A. 

      Navigator

    • B. 

      Innovator

    • C. 

      Construction worker

    • D. 

      Porter

  • 10. 
    Someone who has houses in both California and New York is multicoastal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    To convene most closely means...
    • A. 

      To come together

    • B. 

      Come at the right time

    • C. 

      Come with others

  • 12. 
    To have a fear is to have a ____________.
  • 13. 
    Empathy and Sympathy both have to do with_____________.
  • 14. 
    Someone who runs a marathon usually runs to raise money. So someone who wants people to call in and raise money from a distance, they are running a ____________thon.
    • A. 

      Phonethon

    • B. 

      Philothon

    • C. 

      Liberthon

    • D. 

      Telethon

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the lady that represents the freedom of this country. Hint: Lady_______.
  • 16. 
    The philospher SOPHocles, must have been a pretty ignorant dude.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The smell was so ____________ it made his eyes water.
    • A. 

      Potent

    • B. 

      Impotent

    • C. 

      Sophomoric

  • 18. 
    The ____________ of the volcano was a beautiful and horrifying sight.
    • A. 

      Corruption

    • B. 

      Rupture

    • C. 

      Eruption

  • 19. 
    They wanted to find the cup of life so that they would never have to die-- they would be__________.
  • 20. 
    Please excuse the mess, hopefully it's only ________.
    • A. 

      Verifiable

    • B. 

      Contemporary

    • C. 

      Temporary