Greek and Latin Root Words Quiz

Question 1 of 13

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Which of these uses the root word meaning far away?

Select one of the following:

  • telecast: to broadcast by television

  • telic: grammar, expressing an end or purpose

Question 2 of 13

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Which of these words have the root word meaning sound, voice?

Select one of the following:

  • phonogram: a symbol meaning a sound, syllable, or other sequence of speech sounds

  • phonolite: fine-grained volcanic rock

Question 3 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning around, near?

Select one of the following:

  • perimeter: the outer boundary of a shape

  • periwinkle: a shade of blue

Question 4 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning to write, writing?

Select one of the following:

  • geography: the science of dealing with the areal differentiation of the earth´s surface.

  • geology: the study of the world´s surface (rocks, mountains)

Question 5 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning watch, view, examine?

Select one of the following:

  • telescope: an instrument used to see distant objects

  • Scope: a mouthwash company

Question 6 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning small?

Select one of the following:

  • microorganism: a living creature two small to see

  • voluminous: a large volume

Question 7 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning earth?

Select one of the following:

  • geology: the study of the world´s surface

  • psychology: the study of the human brain

Question 8 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning heat?

Select one of the following:

  • thermos: a device used to keep liquids warm

  • hot: warm

Question 9 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning measure?

Select one of the following:

  • centimeter: 1/100 of a meter

  • temperature: the hot or coldness of something

Question 10 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning life?

Select one of the following:

  • Biodegradable: something that will not affect the enviorment

  • earth: the third planet from the sun

Question 11 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning study of, speech?

Select one of the following:

  • biology: the study of life

  • chemistry: science of different forms of matter

Question 12 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning one, single?

Select one of the following:

  • monologue: a short skit or part of a play read by one character

  • mononucleosis: the presence of a large amount of monocytes in the blood

Question 13 of 13

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Which of these words contains a root word meaning ruler, principal, first?

Select one of the following:

  • arc: anything bow shaped

  • architecture: the profession of designing buildings, open areas, and other enviorments

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Greek and Latin Root Words Quiz

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A quiz to evaluate the reader´s knowledge of Greek and Latin root words in real words. Originally made for Advanced Middle School grades.

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