Grade 1 Language - Affixes
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Grade 1 Language - Affixes

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This quiz is about affixes which include both common prefixes and suffixes. Affixes help students figure out the meanings of unknown words. This quiz contains the prefixes and suffixes that pertain to first grade. The students will determine the meaning of the words based on the meanings of these common prefixes and suffixes. They will also choose the word that best fits into the sentence by using the meanings of the prefixes and suffixes in those words.

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1.
Based on the suffix, what does the word mean?
hopped
to not hop
to hop in the past
a process to hop
to hop before
The "ed" ending refers to something happening in the past.
2.
Based on the prefix, what does the word mean?
pretest
to test before
to not test
more than one test
the process of a test
The prefix "pre" means before so this word would mean to test before the actual test.
3.
Based on the suffix, what does the word mean?
lunches
to eat lunch in the past
to not eat lunch
to eat lunch before
more than one lunch
The suffix "s" and "es" mean that the word is plural or more than one thing.
4.
Based on the prefix, what does the word mean?
nonstop
to stop before
to not stop
to stop in the past
to stop before
The prefix "non" means not, so nonstop means to not stop.
5.
Based on the prefix, what does the word mean?
prepay
to pay for many things
to not pay
to pay before
a process to pay
The prefix "pre" means before so the word "prepay" means to pay before something happens.
6.
Based on the suffix, what does the word mean?
blowing
the process to blow something
to not blow something
to blow something in the past
to blow many things
The suffix "ing" means the process of doing something so "blowing" means the process to blow something.
7.
Choose the word that best fits into the blank. Use what you know about prefixes and suffixes.
This milk is ____ so it will make me skinny.
fats
fatting
prefat
nonfat
To be skinny, someone would need something that does not have fat in it.
8.
Choose the word that best fits into the blank. Use what you know about prefixes and suffixes.
I am ____ to the store now.
prerun
runned
running
nonrun
Since this person is going now to the store, she or he is in the process of running.
9.
Choose the word that best fits into the blank. Use what you know about prefixes and suffixes.
This morning, the girl ____ the flowers to the paper.
gluing
preglue
glued
nonglue
This happened in the past which was this morning, so the child glued the flowers to the paper.
10.
Choose the word that best fits into the blank. Use what you know about prefixes and suffixes.
The woman poured coffee into three ____.
mugs
mugged
mugging
nonmug
Adding an "s" or "es" to a noun means that there is more than one mug.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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