Multiple-Answer Diagnostic Quiz #2

Choose all of the answers that denote (indicate or directly signify) or which match the key Latin-Greek elements in the questions. Each number may have one or up to five “correct” answers; so don’t stop just because you have checked one answer.   Examine each number to see if one, two, or more answers designate the key element.

Remember: Don’t try to determine the meanings of the example words, just choose the current-English meanings of the roots, prefixes, or suffixes of the main unit in each numerical group.

Your final score will be calculated by the total number of correct answers and deductions will be made for any incorrect choices you make.

  1. carn-, as in carnivore or carnage, means:
    (a) eating (b) flesh (c) killing (d) meat (e) animal

  2. somni-, as in insomnia or somnambulate, means:.
    (a) walk (b) sleep (c) forget (d) slumber (e) awake

  3. poly-, as in polygamy or polydactyl, means:
    (a) numerous (b) normal (c) sell (d) few (e) many

  4. inter-, as in international or interlock, means:
    (a) amid (b) nations (c) across (d) between (e) joining

  5. pac-, as in pacific or pacify, means:
    (a) calm (b) ocean (c) peace (d) tranquility (e) sleep

  6. phono- or -phon-, as in symphony or telephone, means:
    (a) voice (b) hear (c) music (d) sound (e) distance

  7. super-, as in superhuman or superfluous, means:
    (a) above (b) great (c) strong (d) over (e) beyond

  8. corp-, as in corporation or corpse, means:
    (a) section (b) soma (c) body (d) company (e) military

  9. -capit-, as in capital or recapitulate, means:
    (a) summarize (b) main city (c) skull (d) cranium (e) head

  10. -macro, as in macrocosm or macrophotography, means:
    (a) small (b) large (c) tiny (d) normal (e) big

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