Prefix/Suffix Formative
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by Shannon Difede
| 14 Questions
Note from the author:
Prefix
Directions: Read each question carefully and answer accordingly.
1
1 pt
Read the sentence below.

It is very unusual for a person to eat their dessert before eating dinner.

In which word does un- have the same meaning as it does in the word unusual?
unison
undercover
unlimited
unanimous
2
1 pt
Directions: Choose the correct answers.

Which words contain a prefix that means “before”?
posttest
preview
pretty
antedate
3
1 pt
Read the sentence below.
The doctor had to inject me with the flu vaccination so I would have a better chance of being healthy in the upcoming months.

In which word does the prefix in- have the same meaning as it does in the word inject ?
insane
indirect
inconsistent
inhale
4
1 pt
Read the sentence below.

It is impossible to connect the lines on an irregular shape to make it a closed figure.

Choose two words from the sentence that have the prefix that means “not.”
impossible
connect
lines
irregular
shape
make
closed
figure
5
1 pt
Directions: Choose the correct answers.
Which two words contain the prefix that means “half”?
semiannual
antecedent
hemisphere
postgame
6
1 pt
Read the sentence below.
The professor was getting tired of listening to so many illogical arguments.

In which word does the prefix il- have the same meaning as it does in the word illogical ?
illustrate
illegal
illuminate
illusion
7
1 pt
Read the sentence below.
If only one word is incorrect than you are doing well.

In which word does the prefix in- have the same meaning as it does in the word incorrect ?
insecure
indent
inclusion
into
8
1 pt
Which word means “a person who takes a college class after he or she has already graduated?”
postdate
postgraduate
pregraduate
postpone
9
1 pt
Read the sentence below.
We import raw materials and export the finished products to different countries.

In which word does the prefix ex- have the same meaning as it does in the word export?
exercise
excuse
exceed
exhale
10
1 pt
Which word means “to force or push out?”
inject
eject
reject
expire
SUFFIXES
11
0
Which word means “a person who carries out academic or scientific research?”
Researching
Researchor
Researches
Researcher
12
0
Read the sentence below.
The judge handed out a harsh punishment to the criminal.

In which word does -ment have the same meaning as it does in the word punishment?
development
enjoyment
amusement
encouragement
13
0
Which word means “able to be managed, controlled, or accomplished without great difficulty?”
manager
management
manageable
manages
14
0
Read the sentence below.
Millions of people face starvation everyday.

What does the word starvation mean in the sentence?
The act of being starved
The state of being starved
A person who starves
The result of being starved
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