Grammar Quiz

Prefixes Suffixes Quiz


My homework packet is __________ (not finished).

A. refinished

B. unfinished

C. disfinished

D. misfinished

Pre means

A. before

B. not

C. under

What is a suffix?

A. the base of a word

B. the beginning part of a word

C. the end part of a word

Tommy _________ (does not like) peas.

A. relikes

B. dislikes

C. unlikes

D. mislikes

The turtle walked _______ (in a slow way) to the ocean.

A. slowful

B. slowly

C. slowness

D. slowable

Danny ___________ (does not obey) his parents.

A. reobeys

B. unobeys

C. disobeys

D. misobeys

Which word would match the definition “Having a wrong understanding”?

A. Understand

B. Misunderstood

C. Unknown

D. What?

Danielle is a __________ (without care) painter.

A. careful

B. caring

C. careless

D. careable

The squirrels in the back yard are _________ (without harm).

A. harmful

B. harmless

C. harmed

D. harming

I am so ____________ (full of thanks) for such a loving family.

A. thankless

B. thanker

C. thankful

D. thanked

My shoe is ________ (not tied).

A. retied

B. untied

C. distied

D. mistied

Choose the word that contains a suffix.
‘The tall fearless firefighter went into the burning house.’

A. fearless

B. tall

C. went

D. house

I need to ________ (do again) the math problem I got incorrect.

A. undo

B. disdo

C. predo

D. redo

Choose the word that contains a suffix.
‘The unhappy boy could run the fastest in his preschool.’

A. unhappy

B. could

C. fastest

D. preschool

Choose the word that contains a prefix.

‘My teachers might give us a pretest before we learn a new unit.’

A. pretest

B. teachers

C. unit

D. might

Choose the word that contains a suffix.
‘Last winter was windy and cold.’

A. winter

B. cold

C. windy

D. Last

Luckily the stained sweater is __________ (able to wash).

A. washless

B. washable

C. washful

Choose the word that contains a prefix.

‘Antibacterial soap helps to keep my hands clean!’

A. anitbacterial

B. helps

C. soap

D. hands

What does the word nonfiction mean?

A. fiction AGAIN

B. AGAINST fiction

C. BEFORE fiction

D. NOT fiction

Some words have a prefix and a suffix.



Ashley takes her time and paints ________ (with care).

A. Carelessly

B. caringly

C. carefully

D. careable

What is the name of a syllable added to the end of a word?

A. Prefix

B. Suffix

C. Affix

D. Root word

Un/in/im/dis mean

A. under

B. not

C. wrong

Which word would match the definition “able to believe”?

A. Disbelief

B. Believeable

C. Believed

D. Unbelieveable

The prefix RE- means “again,” so if you REBUILD something, you:

A. build it for the first time

B. tear it down

C. build it again

D. fix it up


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