What Are Suffixes? - Examples & Definition


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Where in a word is the suffix found?

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1. Compare the words 'frustrate' to 'frustration'. The addition of the suffix '-ation' does what?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A suffix is added to the end of a word, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you gauge your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how to use suffixes and the meanings of common suffixes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Location of the suffix
  • How parts of speech change

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related grammar lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding suffixes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how suffixes change the meaning of words

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar, review the accompanying lesson called What Are Suffixes? - Examples & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of suffix
  • Understand how suffixes are used
  • Learn how suffixes affect spelling