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LATIN AND GREEK ELEMENTS IN ENGLISH

 

DIATHESIS OF QUIZ 5

Quiz 5 is worth 100 points total and will have FOUR (4) parts:

1.

Matching. There will be TWO (2) sections of matching (34 pts. total):

A. Match NINE (9) terms of those covered recently to THREE (3) examples of the term. Examples are drawn from those cited in class or in the textbook. Terms included on this quiz are: homonyms, reduplication, onomatopoeia, loan words, sea-terms and terms from place names, expressions, Christian sources, and non-Christian sources. (18 pts.; 2 pts. @)

B. Match EIGHT (8) terms to their definitions. Terms included on this quiz come from Chapters 9-13 (textbook and handouts), as listed on the handout for Chapter 9, the handout for Chapters 10 and 11 and the handout for Chapters 12 and 13. (16 pts.; 2 pts. @)

 

2.

Bases. Identify and define the FOUR (4) BASES in words of Greek derivation. (8 pts.; 2 pts. @ [1 pt./BASE, 1 pt./definition]). Any proper form of the BASE listed in the book will receive full credit.

 

3.

Suffixes. Identify and define the FOUR (4) suffixes in words of Greek derivation. (8 pts.; 2 pts. @ [1 pt./suffix, 1 pt./definition]). Any proper form of the suffix listed in the book will receive full credit.

 

4.

Sentences. Analyze and define the BASES and affixes in FOUR (4) words of Greek derivation. These words will be presented on the quiz in sentences which you have not seen before. Then give each word's part of speech (i.e. noun, adjective, verb, etc.) and its definition in context. (50 pts. total):

• 2 pts./BASE;
• 1 pt./definition of BASE;
• 2 pts./affix;
• 1 pt./definition of affix;
• 1 pt./usage of the word;
• 3 pts./definition of the word in context (1 pt. for etymological definition; 1 pt. for getting close to the contextual definition; 1 pt. for having the contextual definition correct).

 

NOTA BENE: Throughout the quiz, you must use the proper format in identifying word elements: CAPITAL LETTERS followed by a dash for BASES, lower-case letters plus a dash for prefixes, and a dash plus lower-case letters for suffixes.