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Prefixes 2
Using 'un' as a prefix to 'happy' makes an 'unhappy baby'!

Prefixes 2

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Prefixes are groups of letters added to the start of a word, e.g. 'prefix'. Prefixes usually qualify or change the meaning of the word, e.g. 'television'. You will come across a whole host of prefixes in everyday life.

See how well you do in this quiz on the subject.

1.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......continue
Dis.......
In.......
Re.......
Un.......
'Discontinue' = stop
2.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......usual
In.......
Pre.......
Re.......
Un.......
'Un' gives the opposite meaning of 'usual'
3.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......allow
Dis.......
In.......
Mis.......
Un.......
'Disallow' = refuse to allow
4.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......arrange
In.......
Pre.......
Tele.......
Un.......
'Prearrange' = to arrange in advance
5.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......appoint
Dis.......
In.......
Per.......
Un.......
'Disappoint' = to not fulfill expectations
6.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......real
Dis.......
In.......
Mis.......
Un.......
'Unreal': 'un' makes the opposite meaning of 'real'
7.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......represent
Dis.......
In.......
Mis.......
Un.......
'Misrepresent' = give a false account of
8.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......fair
Mis.......
Per.......
Re.......
Un.......
'Unfair': 'un' gives the opposite meaning of 'fair'
9.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......happy
Dis.......
In.......
Re.......
Un.......
'Un', 'dis' and 'mis' are often negative prefixes
10.
Select the correct prefix for the following word.
.......take
Dis.......
Mis.......
Pre.......
Un.......
'Mistake' can be used as a noun or verb
Author:  Sue Daish

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