Prefixes and Suffixes 1
Sometimes it is necessary to add both a prefix and a suffix to change the meaning of a word as in 'the referee DISallowED the goal'.

Prefixes and Suffixes 1

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Some words in English are formed using both prefixes and suffixes, for example: 'unhelpful'. The original word, 'help' is called the 'base word'. Many words will take extra letters both at the beginning and the end to create a new meaning.

Test your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes by playing this quiz.

1.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......distinguish.......
Dis.......ment
In.......able
Mis.......able
Un.......ment
'Indistinguishable'
2.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......hope.......
Dis.......ful
Dis.......less
Un .......ful
Un.......less
'Unhopeful'
3.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......resource.......
In.......ful
Per.......ment
Pre.......ment
Un.......ful
'Unresourceful'
4.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......appoint.......
Dis.......ment
In.......ful
Per.......ment
Un.......ful
'Disappointment'
5.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......arrange.......
Dis.......hood
Mis.......hood
Per.......ment
Pre.......ment
'Prearrangement'
6.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......allow.......
Dis.......ed
In.......ed
Mis.......able
Per.......able
7.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......reason.......
Dis.......ed
In.......able
Per.......ed
Un..............able
8.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......speak.......
In.......able
Post.......ing
Pre.......ing
Un.......able
9.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......interested.......
Dis.......ness
In.......able
Mis.......able
Un.......ness
'Disinterestedness'
10.
Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......manage.......
In.......able
In.......ship
Un.......able
Un.......ship
Author:  Sue Daish

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