Suffixes

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  • Q1

    Young children should eat hand__ of nuts every day.

    Marks:1
    Answer:

    ful

    Explanation:

    ‘Handful’ is a quantity that fills the hands.

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  • Q2

    Choose the correct option.

    1. Which of the following is not a suffix?

    a. ful b. ment c. un

    2. Which suffix can you add to the catch to make a new word?

    a. y b. ing c. ar

    3. Which of these is a correct spelling?

    a. greatfull b. grateful c. gratefull

    4. To make a superlative of an adjective, we add suffix __ to the adjective.

    a. er b. ed c. est

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

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. c. un

    2. a. y

    3. b. grateful

    4. c. est

    5. c. ous

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  • Q3

    Add the correct suffix to the word in bracket in each of the following sentences.

    (i) The old man said to them that he didn’t deserve their___________ (kind).

    (ii) All his_______ (child) heroes were film stars.

    (iii) There are some exercises which can______ (strength) your calf muscles.

    (iv) If I had offered her my seat, she would have _______ (glad) accepted it.

    (v) More than a billion people watched the television_____ (cover) of the previous World Cup.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) The old man said to them that he didn’t deserve theirkindness.

    (ii) All hischildhood heroes were film stars.

    (iii) There are some exercises which canstrengthen your calf muscles.

    (iv) If I had offered her my seat, she would have gladly accepted it.

    (v) More than a billion people watched the televisioncoverage of the previous World Cup.

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  • Q4

    Add suffixes to the following words and make new words.

    (i) pilgrim

    (ii) Africa

    (iii) employ

    (iv) hero

    (v) clock

    (vi) devote

    (vii) muscle

    (viii) cheer

    (ix) depend

    (x) home

    Marks:10
    Answer:

    (i) pilgrim –pilgrimage

    (ii) Africa –African

    (iii) employ –employee

    (iv) hero –heroism

    (v) clock –clockwise

    (vi) devote –devotee

    (vii) muscle –muscular

    (viii) cheer –cheerful

    (ix) depend –dependency

    (x) home –homeless

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  • Q5

    Add suffixes to the words in brackets in the following sentences.

    (i) Edward talks in a very (child) manner.

    (ii) My friend has gifted a (use) thing.

    (iii) Diana is a (beauty) girl.

    (iv) There was only a (hand) of people at the party.

    (v) Jerome is a (duty) husband.

    (vi) I need to collect my (bag) before leaving the airport.

    (vii) (Free) is necessary to keep anyone happy.

    (viii) (Child) was the best phase of Kiera’s life.

    (ix) (Dark) befalls upon those who fail to do well to others.

    (x) Ruby is a creative person and has a very good (imagine).

    Marks:0
    Answer:

    (i) Jack talks in a very childish manner.

    (ii) My friend has gifted a useful thing.

    (iii) Diana is a beautiful girl.

    (iv) There were only a handful of people at the party.

    (v) Jerome is a dutiful husband.

    (vi) I need to collect my baggage before leaving the airport.

    (vii) Freedom is necessary to keep anyone happy.

    (viii) Childhood was the best phase of Kiera’s life.

    (ix) Darkness (dark) befalls upon those who fail to do well to others.

    (x) Ruby is a creative person and has a very good imagination (imagine).

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