Prefixes

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  • Q1

    Tick (√) the correct pairs of words and cross out (×) the wrong ones.

    1.

    likely

    mislikely

    2.

    build

    rebuild

    3.

    approve

    misapprove

    4.

    respect

    unrespect

    5.

    behave

    misbehave

    6.

    mortal

    inmortal

    7.

    lucky

    unlucky

    8.

    write

    rewrite

    9.

    comfort

    discomfort

    10.

    fair

    ilfair

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1.

    likely

    mislikely

    ×

    2.

    build

    rebuild

    3.

    approve

    misapprove

    ×

    4.

    respect

    unrespect

    ×

    5.

    behave

    misbehave

    6.

    mortal

    inmortal

    ×

    7.

    lucky

    unlucky

    8.

    write

    rewrite

    9.

    comfort

    discomfort

    10.

    fair

    ilfair

    ×

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  • Q2

    Choose the correct option.

    1. Which of the following is not a prefix?

    a. un b. dom c. re

    2. Which prefix can you add to the word ‘like’ to mean ‘different from’?

    a. mis b. dis c. un

    3. Which of these is a correct spelling?

    a. disrespect b. misrespect c. irrespect

    4. Which of these prefixes mean ‘two’?

    a. di b. bi c. tri

    5. Which prefix can you not add to the root word ‘rail’ to make a new word?

    a. mono b. de c. re

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. b. dom

    2. c. un

    3. a. disrespect

    4. b. bi

    5. c. re

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  • Q3

    Choose the correct prefixes from the box and attach them to the root words given below.

    Un, re, dis

    1. ____please

    2. ____write

    3. ____usual

    4. ____nerving

    5. ____obey

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. Displease

    2. rewrite

    3. Unusual

    4. unnerving

    5. disobey

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  • Q4

    Use prefixes to form new adjectives.

    1. Fair

    2. Active

    3. Happy

    4. Rational

    5. Polite

    6. Legal

    7. Holy

    8. Correct

    9. Tidy

    10. Clean

    Marks:10
    Answer:

    1. Unfair

    2. Inactive

    3. Unhappy

    4. Irrational

    5. Impolite

    6. Illegal

    7. Unholy

    8. Incorrect

    9. Untidy

    10. Unclean

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  • Q5

    Use prefixes to frame the opposite of the following words.

    (a) Wrap

    (b) Like

    (c) Understand

    (d) Logical

    (e) Repairable

    (f) Common

    (g) Literate

    (h) Mortal

    (i) Please

    (j) Throne

    Marks:10
    Answer:

    (a) Unwrap

    (b) Unlike

    (c) Misunderstand

    (d) Illogical

    (e) Irreparable

    (f) Uncommon

    (g)Literate

    (h) Immortal

    (i)Displease

    (j) Dethrone

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