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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Prefixes and Suffixes Questions

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Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by sspieckermann
The suffix -ed means:
  1. future
  2. present
  3. past
  4. never
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by sspieckermann
The root word -ology means:
  1. The study of something
  2. Plants
  3. Making of something
  4. Burning
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by amyhartford
Prefix: Fill in the meaning for each
bi=      two      
in=      not      
dis=                  not or opposite                  
pre=         before         
anti=          against          

Fill in the following fill in the blank questions with on of the following words:
biped, telephone, prescription, porter, lovable, careless, distracted

1.           careless           Doing something without caring

2.               prescription               directions prescribed beforehand.

3.        biped         having two feet

4.          lovable          having characteristics that attract love or affection

5.            telephone            electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts into sounds.

6.             distracted             having the attention diverted

7.         porter         someone who carries.

Root Words: Fill in the meaning for each
ped=       feet       
script=           to write           
therm=       heat       
tele=          distant          
care=                       concern or attention                       
port=           to carry           
tract=                  to draw or pull                  

Suffixes: Fill in the meaning for each
phone=        sound        
less=          without          
able=             capable of             
ed=             past tense             
er=          one who          
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by kellynapoletano
The root "spec" means                , as in the words - spectacle or inspect.
  1. vision or eye
  2. special
  3. detect or find
  4. too look or see
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by kellynapoletano
What is the root word in the words- optometry and optician?
  1. met
  2. opt
  3. try
  4. op
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by kellynapoletano
The suffix "ward" in the word "homeward" means-
  1. specifies direction
  2. to stay
  3. specifies origin
  4. to reside
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by kellynapoletano
Which word does NOT belong in the word family?
  1. performance
  2. performing
  3. perforated
  4. performed
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by terlei34
The suffix -ly means:
  1. activity
  2. able to
  3. in the manner of
  4. condition or action
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by mwoldum
In the words microscope and microchip, what does the prefix micro- mean?
  1. beyond
  2. small
  3. again
  4. many
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by carmy8
If the root word ess means female, what does lioness mean?
  1. laying around
  2. a lazy person
  3. a female lion
  4. a male lion
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by angeliabb
What is a suffix?
  • Group of letters added to the end of a word to change the meaning of the word or how the word is used.
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by mwoldum
In words like escapee and absentee, what does the suffix -ee mean?
  1. one who
  2. away from
  3. small
  4. good
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by carmy8
The prefix re means:
  1. again, back
  2. around
  3. beside
  4. beneath, under
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by angeliabb
The suffix -ant means what?
  • Full of something
Grade 5 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by jwalden
Which word from the passage has a suffix?
  1. everyone
  2. officially
  3. certain
  4. winter
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