English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Prefixes and Suffixes 1 (Questions)

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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.
.......appoint.......
[ ] Dis.......ment
[ ] In.......ful
[ ] Per.......ment
[ ] Un.......ful
2. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......reason.......
[ ] Dis.......ed
[ ] In.......able
[ ] Per.......ed
[ ] Un..............able
3. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......interested.......
[ ] Dis.......ness
[ ] In.......able
[ ] Mis.......able
[ ] Un.......ness
4. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......resource.......
[ ] In.......ful
[ ] Per.......ment
[ ] Pre.......ment
[ ] Un.......ful
5. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......allow.......
[ ] Dis.......ed
[ ] In.......ed
[ ] Mis.......able
[ ] Per.......able
6. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......manage.......
[ ] In.......able
[ ] In.......ship
[ ] Un.......able
[ ] Un.......ship
7. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......distinguish.......
[ ] Dis.......ment
[ ] In.......able
[ ] Mis.......able
[ ] Un.......ment
8. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......arrange.......
[ ] Dis.......hood
[ ] Mis.......hood
[ ] Per.......ment
[ ] Pre.......ment
9. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......speak.......
[ ] In.......able
[ ] Post.......ing
[ ] Pre.......ing
[ ] Un.......able
10. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......hope.......
[ ] Dis.......ful
[ ] Dis.......less
[ ] Un .......ful
[ ] Un.......less
English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Prefixes and Suffixes 1 (Answers)
1. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......appoint.......
[x] Dis.......ment
[ ] In.......ful
[ ] Per.......ment
[ ] Un.......ful
'Disappointment'
2. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......reason.......
[ ] Dis.......ed
[ ] In.......able
[ ] Per.......ed
[x] Un..............able
3. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......interested.......
[x] Dis.......ness
[ ] In.......able
[ ] Mis.......able
[ ] Un.......ness
'Disinterestedness'
4. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......resource.......
[ ] In.......ful
[ ] Per.......ment
[ ] Pre.......ment
[x] Un.......ful
'Unresourceful'
5. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......allow.......
[x] Dis.......ed
[ ] In.......ed
[ ] Mis.......able
[ ] Per.......able
6. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......manage.......
[ ] In.......able
[ ] In.......ship
[x] Un.......able
[ ] Un.......ship
7. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......distinguish.......
[ ] Dis.......ment
[x] In.......able
[ ] Mis.......able
[ ] Un.......ment
'Indistinguishable'
8. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......arrange.......
[ ] Dis.......hood
[ ] Mis.......hood
[ ] Per.......ment
[x] Pre.......ment
'Prearrangement'
9. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......speak.......
[ ] In.......able
[ ] Post.......ing
[ ] Pre.......ing
[x] Un.......able
10. Select the correct affix (affix = prefix and suffix) for the following word.
.......hope.......
[ ] Dis.......ful
[ ] Dis.......less
[x] Un .......ful
[ ] Un.......less
'Unhopeful'