Vocabulary Prefixes: A-, Ab-, And Be- Test

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  • 1. 
    Which word means "having a distaste for; not inclined?"
    • A. 

      Averse

    • B. 

      Abhor

    • C. 

      Bemoan

    • D. 

      Bedeck

  • 2. 
    Which word means "to make calm; to soothe?"
    • A. 

      Becalm

    • B. 

      Befriend

    • C. 

      Abnormal

    • D. 

      Abhor

  • 3. 
    Which word means "to confuse?"
    • A. 

      Befuddle

    • B. 

      Abnormal

    • C. 

      Abduct

    • D. 

      Bemoan

  • 4. 
    Which word means "to clothe, especially in a fancy way; to decorate?"
    • A. 

      Bedeck

    • B. 

      Befriend

    • C. 

      Abhor

    • D. 

      Abduct

  • 5. 
    Which word means "to act as a friend to?"
    • A. 

      Befriend

    • B. 

      Befuddle

    • C. 

      Abduct

    • D. 

      Bemoan

  • 6. 
    What does the word "abduct" mean?
    • A. 

      To carry off by force; to kidnap

    • B. 

      Having a distaste for; not inclined

    • C. 

      Not normal

    • D. 

      To hate

  • 7. 
    What does the word "abnormal" mean?
    • A. 

      Not normal

    • B. 

      To act as a friend to

    • C. 

      To make calm; to soothe

    • D. 

      To hate

  • 8. 
    What does the word "avert" mean?
    • A. 

      To turn away or aside; avoid; keep off

    • B. 

      To hate

    • C. 

      To confuse

    • D. 

      To express regret over

  • 9. 
    What does the word "abhor" mean?
    • A. 

      To hate

    • B. 

      To turn away or aside; avoid; keep off

    • C. 

      To confuse

    • D. 

      To express regret over

  • 10. 
    What does the word "bemoan" mean?
    • A. 

      To express regret over

    • B. 

      To confuse

    • C. 

      Having a distaste for; not inclined

    • D. 

      To make calm; to soothe

  • 11. 
    Which word completes the following sentence? Sally was asked by her teacher to ______________________ the new student and make him feel welcomed.
    • A. 

      Befriend

    • B. 

      Abhor

    • C. 

      Averse

    • D. 

      Befuddle

  • 12. 
    Which word completes the following sentence? Henry _______________________ broccoli.  He cannot stand the way it taste.
    • A. 

      Abhors

    • B. 

      Befuddles

    • C. 

      Bemoans

    • D. 

      Abducts

  • 13. 
    Which word completes the following sentence? The doctor found an __________________ growth on Susan's arm.  She hopes that it isn't something serious.
    • A. 

      Abnormal

    • B. 

      Abhor

    • C. 

      Befuddle

    • D. 

      Bemoan

  • 14. 
    Which word completes the following sentence? The boy was _________________________ by the strange object in the sky.  He thought that it might be a UFO.
    • A. 

      Befuddled

    • B. 

      Bemoaned

    • C. 

      Abhor

    • D. 

      Bedecked

  • 15. 
    Which word completes the following sentence? The car was able to _____________________________ the accident up ahead by switching lanes.
    • A. 

      Avert

    • B. 

      Abhor

    • C. 

      Befriend

    • D. 

      Becalm

  • 16. 
    Is the word being used properly in the following sentence? His dedication to working out gave him really strong abducts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Is the word being used properly in the following sentence? Since Jessica loves trees, she wasn't to become an abhor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Is the word being used properly in the following sentence? The students bedecked their writing journals with their favorite things to add a personal touch to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Is the word being used properly in the following sentence? The boats remained becalmed in the still waters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Is the word being used properly in the following sentence? The child is extremely averse to getting his shot from the doctor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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