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AFOQT: Word Comprehension Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The addition of the suffix '-s' to the end of a word typically does what?

Question 2 2. Which sentence correctly uses to, too, or two?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a language in the Latin family?

Question 4 4.

Identify the type of analogy being used here by recognizing the relationship between the two pairs of words.

Torpedo : Explosion : : Drinking : Intoxication

Question 5 5. Juliet says, 'A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' She's comparing Romeo's last name, Montague, to a rose because no matter what you call him, Romeo is still going to be a sweet guy. Juliet is using which term to explain her idea?

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Question 6 6. Read the following text. Use what you have learned about prefixes and their meanings to determine which of the four choices best fits the meaning of the word irreplaceable.

Question 7 7. 'Youthful' and 'childlike' have similar definitions, but they have different emotional impacts. The emotional impact of a word is the word's:

Question 8 8. What does etymology mean?

Question 9 9. A word's connotation is _____.

Question 10 10. Concrete words identify things and events that can be experienced through our ___.

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Question 11 11. Why would it be better to say someone is 'slim' rather than 'scrawny' when paying them a compliment?

Question 12 12. Verbs may be _____ or a state of being.

Question 13 13. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 14 14. The prefix re- means:

Question 15 15. A group of letters at the beginning or end of a word can change its meaning. This is known as a/an:

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Question 16 16. The root that means heat is _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of a concrete word?

Question 18 18. Which of the following terms refers to the attitude of a speaker?

Question 19 19. Why is the relationship between words so important to understanding words in a sentence?

Question 20 20. A root word must appear:

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Question 21 21.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

Question 22 22. Because concrete words can be observed or measured, their definitions are typically ___.

Question 23 23. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an example of a common suffix?

Question 25 25. The root that means govern is _____.

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Question 26 26. A _____ is a person, place, thing, or idea.

Question 27 27. How does etymology help students who are struggling to read tough material?

Question 28 28. Where in a word is the suffix found?

Question 29 29. Where does the word school originate?

Question 30 30. Which of these terms refers to the actual definition of a word?

AFOQT: Word Comprehension Chapter Exam Instructions

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