Lesson 2 Practice: Graphemes And Morphemes

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Lesson 2 Practice: Graphemes And Morphemes

This is a practice activity to prepare you for the quiz for lessons 2 and 3. Questions 4-8 require you to fill-in-the-blank by looking at the root of the underlined word in each sentence. (1 point each)Question 9 requires you to complete the chart. Identify the prefix, root, and suffix of each word. If there is no prefix or suffix, in the blank write "N/A". Remember, all words have roots. (15 points)Question 10 requires you to match the words to the definitions. (5 points) Questions 11-15 require you to fill-in-the-blank using the words from question 10. (1 point each)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    T/F: Prefixes, roots, and suffixes are examples of different types of morphemes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What type of graphemes are used for the Latin alphabet (used in English and Romance languages)?
    • A. 

      Ideographs

    • B. 

      Logograms

    • C. 

      Syllabic

    • D. 

      Alphabetic

  • 3. 
    What type of graphemes are used for the Chinese alphabet?
    • A. 

      Ideographs

    • B. 

      Logograms

    • C. 

      Syllabic

    • D. 

      Alphabetic

  • 4. 
    biologist is one who studies plan and animal [Blank].
  • 5. 
    Genocide is the systematic killing of a whole [Blank] or nation.
  • 6. 
    To produce a monograph a scholar must [Blank] about one specific subject.
  • 7. 
    To empathize with another is to [Blank] or experience the same experience that he is undergoing.
  • 8. 
    One who advocates anarchy is in favor of a society without [Blank]
  • 9. 
    What is the meaning of the prefix in incredulous?
    • A. 

      Believe

    • B. 

      Not

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      Against

  • 10. 
    What is the meaning of the root in incredulous?
    • A. 

      Believe

    • B. 

      Not

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      Against

  • 11. 
    What is the part of speech of the word incredulous? *Hint: look at the suffix
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 12. 
    What is the meaning of the prefix in monomial?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Not

    • C. 

      Back

    • D. 

      Across

  • 13. 
    What is the meaning of the root in monomial?
    • A. 

      Law

    • B. 

      Rule

    • C. 

      Name

    • D. 

      Number

  • 14. 
    What is the part of speech of monomial?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    What is the meaning of the root in mortify?
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Believe

    • C. 

      Name

    • D. 

      Death

  • 16. 
    What is the part of speech of mortify?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 17. 
    What is the meaning of the prefix in prenatal?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Before

    • D. 

      After

  • 18. 
    What is the meaning of the root in prenatal?
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      Birth

    • D. 

      Belief

  • 19. 
    What is the meaning of the prefix in transport?
    • A. 

      Above

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      Across

    • D. 

      Half

  • 20. 
    What is the meaning of the root in transport?
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Feel

    • C. 

      Carry

    • D. 

      Life

  • 21. 
    Match the following words to the correct definition.  Use the prefixes, root, and suffixes of each word to assist you.
    • A. incredulous
    • A.
    • B. monomial
    • B.
    • C. mortify
    • C.
    • D. prenatal
    • D.
    • E. transport
    • E.
  • 22. 
    It is important to see a midwife for [Blank] care when you first learn you are pregnant to ensure the baby grows healthily before it is born.  
  • 23. 
    Be sure to check to ship before we set sail tomorrow, since we have a lot of cargo to [Blank] across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 24. 
    While I wanted to support her, Mara told me such an [Blank] story that it was hard for me to hide my disbelief.
  • 25. 
    The expression 2x is a [Blank] as it only contains one term. 
  • 26. 
    Many religions advocate fasting so that we may [Blank] the flesh so that our spirit may live and ascend to heaven.  
  • 27. 
    Type question here. Example: Practice makes you [Blank]