Quiz: Do You Know The Meaning Of These Prefixes And Suffixes? 89% Fail.

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Prefixes and suffixes—the essential building blocks of words!

If you're a wordsmith, then put your knowledge and your vocabulary to the test. See how well you know the meaning of these prefixes and suffixes.

 May 17, 2018
1 of 17Pick one!
"Mis" in front of a word generally indicates...
Bad or wrong
Friendly
Affection
2 of 17Pick one!
Dis- usually describes something...
Negative or reversing
Lacking or small
Present
3 of 17Pick one!
Pre- is used to depict:
Something during
Something after
Something before
4 of 17Pick one!
Re- is used to convey:
To lessen something
Lack of something
To do something again
5 of 17Pick one!
If you put something out of order, you ___placed it.
De
Mis
In
6 of 17Pick one!
It's important to learn about ___historic agricultural economics.
Ex
Pro
Pre
7 of 17Pick one!
If something is strange and __usual, it's best to stay away.
Un
In
Ex
8 of 17Pick one!
Something that doesn't make sense is ___logical.
Ex
Ill
De
9 of 17Pick one!
At any job, it's important to remain ___active.
Ex
De
Pro
10 of 17Pick one!
Which of the following is used to transform a word into a superlative?
-el
-est
-er
11 of 17Pick one!
Which of the following would you use to transform a word into an adverb?
-ly
-ible
-ette
12 of 17Pick one!
This suffix denotes a state or condition.
-ex
-able
-ness
13 of 17Pick one!
Joe was a loner. He didn't know a lot of people. He was friend____.
-ly
-less
-ible
14 of 17Pick one!
It was Luna's first time meeting Brad's friends. They made her feel welcomed and comfort____.
-ble
-ly
-able
15 of 17Pick one!
Last weekend, the Jones family visited the planet___.
-arium
-ance
-eity
16 of 17Pick one!
Linda, CEO of Toys Unlimited, was ready to interview Michael. Michael is the:
Interviewee
Interviewer
17 of 17Pick one!
Which of the following suffixes denote abnormal fear of:
-phobia
-phone
-phile
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