Suffixes 2
Suffixes often change the function of a word. Adding "ers" changes "garden" to "gardeners".

Suffixes 2

This English Language quiz is called 'Suffixes 2' and it has been written by teachers to help you if you are studying the subject at middle school. Playing educational quizzes is a fabulous way to learn if you are in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade - aged 11 to 14.

It costs only $12.50 per month to play this quiz and over 3,500 others that help you with your school work. You can subscribe on the page at Join Us

Suffixes usually change the function of a word within a sentence, e.g. 'appear' is a verb but 'appearance' is a noun. You will come across plenty of suffixes in your English lessons.

1.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Occur.......
.......ant
.......rence
.......ment
.......ship
'Occurrence' is a noun but 'occur' is a verb
2.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Blame.......
.......hood
.......ible
.......less
.......ment
3.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Reflect.......
.......age
.......ence
.......ment
.......or
'Reflector' is a noun but 'reflect' is a verb
4.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Kind.......
.......ful
.......hood
.......ness
.......ship
'Kindness' is a noun. 'Kind' can be noun or adjective
5.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Grate.......
.......ful
.......ly
.......ment
.......ship
'Grateful' adjective; add second suffix: 'gratefully' adverb
6.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
King.......
.......age
.......dom
.......ence
.......ment
'Kingdom' remains a noun like its base word 'king'
7.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Doubt.......
.......age
.......dom
.......ful
.......ment
8.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Depend.......
.......ence
.......ful
.......ly
.......ship
'Dependence' is a noun but 'depend' is a verb
9.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Garden.......
.......ence
.......er
.......ment
.......ship
'Gardener' remains a noun like its base word 'garden'
10.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Wonder.......
.......age
.......ence
.......ful
.......ship
'Wonderful' is an adjective; 'wonder' is a noun
Author:  Sue Daish

© Copyright 2016-2019 - Education Quizzes
TJS - Web Design Lincolnshire
View Printout in HTML

Valid HTML5

We use cookies to make your experience of our website better.

To comply with the new e-Privacy directive, we need to ask for your consent - I agree - No thanks - Find out more