Base Words: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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What do we call the letters added to the beginning of a word?

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1. What do we call letters at the end of a word?


What is the base word of the following words?

Rested, resting, rests

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on these assessments will check your ability to identify base words and added suffixes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your ability to do the following will be assessed:

  • Find a base word with an added suffix in a given sentence
  • Identify the base word in a given group of words
  • Define the term base word

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding base words
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on base words
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about base words with suffixes

Additional Learning

Base Words: Definition & Examples is a lesson that will teach you more about base words. The covered objectives include:

  • Review examples of base words
  • Differentiate between a prefix and a suffix
  • Understand how a base is determined