# Suffix Practice: Plurals And Ing

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• 1.

### Morphemes are..

• A.

Parts of a word

• B.

Parts of words that have meaning

• C.

Parts of words that do not have meaning

• D.

Words that have two meanings

B. Parts of words that have meaning
Explanation
Morphemes are the smallest meaningful units of language. They are parts of words that carry meaning and cannot be further divided into smaller meaningful units. For example, in the word "unhappiness," "un-" and "-ness" are morphemes that have their own meanings and contribute to the overall meaning of the word. Therefore, the correct answer is "Parts of words that have meaning."

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• 2.

### What is the definition of the word "suffix?"

• A.

Something we add to the beginning of words that change their meaning

• B.

Something we take off at the end of a word

• C.

A letter or letters that get added to the end of words

• D.

A letter or letters that get added to the beginning of words

C. A letter or letters that get added to the end of words
Explanation
A suffix is a letter or group of letters that is added to the end of a word to change its meaning or form. It is not added to the beginning of words, but rather at the end. Therefore, the correct answer is "A letter or letters that get added to the end of words."

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• 3.

### The suffixes 's' and 'es' are used to describe an action

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement is true. The suffixes 's' and 'es' are indeed used to describe an action. When added to a verb, these suffixes indicate that the action is being performed by someone or something in the present tense. For example, the verb "run" becomes "runs" when the suffix 's' is added, indicating that someone is currently performing the action of running. Similarly, the verb "watch" becomes "watches" when the suffix 'es' is added, indicating that someone is currently performing the action of watching.

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• 4.

### The suffixes 's' and 'es' mean more than one

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because the suffixes 's' and 'es' are commonly used to indicate plurality or more than one of a noun. For example, adding 's' to the word 'cat' makes it 'cats', indicating multiple cats. Similarly, adding 'es' to the word 'box' makes it 'boxes', indicating multiple boxes. Therefore, the statement is correct.

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• 5.

### What is the word that means more than one that we learned?

• A.

Homonym

• B.

Many

• C.

Plural

• D.

More

C. Plural
Explanation
The word "plural" means more than one. It is the correct answer because it directly corresponds to the question and accurately describes the concept of having more than one of something.

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• 6.

### The plural of the word "suffix" is

suffixes
Explanation
The plural of the word "suffix" is "suffixes" because when we want to indicate that there is more than one of something, we usually add the letter "es" to the end of the word. In this case, "suffix" becomes "suffixes" to indicate multiple suffixes.

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• 7.

### The plural of the word "cat" is

cats
Explanation
The plural form of the word "cat" is "cats" because when we want to indicate that there is more than one cat, we add the letter "s" to the end of the word. This is a common rule in English grammar for forming plurals of nouns.

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• 8.

N/A
• 9.

### The suffix "ing" means

• A.

Something happening later

• B.

Something happening right now

• C.

• D.

Something that is going to happen in the future

B. Something happening right now
Explanation
The suffix "ing" is commonly used to form the present participle of verbs, indicating an action or event that is happening at the present moment. It denotes ongoing or continuous actions, emphasizing that the action is in progress and not yet completed. Therefore, the correct answer is "Something happening right now."

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• 10.

### Check all the words that are NOT a good example of the suffix "ing"

• A.

Thing

• B.

Thinking

• C.

Spring

• D.

Singing

A. Thing
C. Spring
Explanation
The words "Thing" and "Spring" do not have the suffix "ing" and therefore are not good examples of words with that suffix. The words "Thinking" and "Singing" do have the suffix "ing" and are good examples of words with that suffix.

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• 11.

### Check the boxes that are good examples of the suffix "ing"

• A.

• B.

Ring

• C.

Bling

• D.

Moving

D. Moving
Explanation
The correct answer is Blinking and Moving. These words are good examples of the suffix "ing" because they both indicate ongoing actions or states. "Blinking" refers to the continuous action of opening and closing one's eyes rapidly, while "Moving" indicates the ongoing action of changing position or location.

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