Understand Affixes And Determining Meaning From Context

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 62

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Affix Quizzes & Trivia

Questions 1 - 14: Students will correctly define affixes. Questions 15 - 20 : Students will determine meaning (bolded word) from context


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following groups of prefixes all mean not or opposite.
    • A. 

      Mal-, anti-, de-

    • B. 

      Im-, un-, dis-

    • C. 

      Re-, mis-, mal-

  • 2. 
    Which of the following prefixes mean between or among.
    • A. 

      Omni-

    • B. 

      Mal-

    • C. 

      Inter-

  • 3. 
    Which of the following prefixes mean carry, back
    • A. 

      Re-

    • B. 

      Dis-

    • C. 

      Ir-

  • 4. 
    Which of the following prefixes mean make the opposite of.
    • A. 

      Post-

    • B. 

      De-

    • C. 

      Co-

  • 5. 
    Which of the following prefixes mean one.
    • A. 

      Mono-

    • B. 

      Co-

    • C. 

      Ir-

  • 6. 
    Which of the following prefixes mean all.
    • A. 

      Anti-

    • B. 

      Un-

    • C. 

      Omni-

  • 7. 
    Which of the following prefixes mean counter.
    • A. 

      Anti-

    • B. 

      Co-

    • C. 

      Counter-

  • 8. 
    Which of the following suffixes mean more.
    • A. 

      -er

    • B. 

      -est

    • C. 

      -full

  • 9. 
    Which of the following suffixes mean like, suited to.
    • A. 

      -ly

    • B. 

      -al

    • C. 

      -er

  • 10. 
    Which of the following group of suffixes mean in a specific way.
    • A. 

      -ly, -wise

    • B. 

      -al, -er

    • C. 

      -ate, -en

  • 11. 
    Which of the following group of suffixes mean to make.
    • A. 

      -ation, -cy, -hood

    • B. 

      -ate, -fy, -ize

    • C. 

      -al, -aze, -er

  • 12. 
    Which of the following suffixes mean state of quality of.
    • A. 

      -ate, -sy, -able

    • B. 

      -ate, -en, -al

    • C. 

      -cy, -ation, -ence

  • 13. 
    After sitting in the car for a long time, I tend to fidget because my muscles are sore.
    • A. 

      Stand

    • B. 

      Squirm

    • C. 

      Daydream

    • D. 

      Exercise

  • 14. 
    The detective was able deduce the identity of the killer from clues.
    • A. 

      Infer

    • B. 

      Announce

    • C. 

      Interrogate

    • D. 

      Deny

  • 15. 
    Bill does not like to assume something is accurate; he wants proof.
    • A. 

      Question

    • B. 

      Suppose

    • C. 

      Declare

    • D. 

      Study intently

  • 16. 
    Because I have a poor sense of balance, I tend to flounder on roller skates.
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Glide

    • C. 

      Move clumsily

    • D. 

      Stop quickly

  • 17. 
    Jean's mother taught her not to intrude on another persons's private conversation.
    • A. 

      Repeat

    • B. 

      Make profit

    • C. 

      Contradict

    • D. 

      Break in

  • 18. 
    The research scientist was hired to analyze the DNA of chimpanzees.
    • A. 

      Study

    • B. 

      Subtract

    • C. 

      Contaminate

    • D. 

      Argue about

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