Suffixes Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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What is a suffix?

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1. Which word means the most short?

2. Which word means able to bend?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Designed to test your understanding of suffixes, this short quiz consists of multiple-choice questions that will ask you to apply your knowledge to specific examples. The quiz questions will give you a definition, and you must choose the word with the correct suffix that corresponds to this definition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz you'll be tested on:

  • What a suffix is
  • Choosing the correct suffix

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills for this quiz:

  • Problem solving - choose the most appropriate suffix for a given word
  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related suffix lesson
  • Defining key terms - define what a suffix is

Additional Learning

If you struggled with this quiz or would just like to learn more, you can take a look at our Suffixes Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. We'll review suffixes with you and guide you through the topic by showing you:

  • A list of suffixes
  • How suffixes affect the meaning of words
  • What a root word is