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Greek and Latin roots: gyro, contra, geo, helio, thermo, tetra, meter, scope, son, dec, stell, am

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  • Q1
    What does the Greek root 'gyro' mean?
    To turn or revolve
    To measure
    To slice
    To heat
    30s
  • Q2
    What does the Latin root 'contra' mean?
    Against or opposite
    Around or about
    Together or with
    Below or under
    30s
  • Q3
    What does the Greek root 'geo' mean?
    Air
    Water
    Earth
    Fire
    30s
  • Q4
    What does the Greek root 'helio' mean?
    Moon
    Sun
    Planets
    Stars
    30s
  • Q5
    What does the Greek root 'thermo' mean?
    Heat
    Electricity
    Cold
    Light
    30s
  • Q6
    What does the Greek root 'tetra' mean?
    Four
    Six
    Three
    Five
    30s
  • Q7
    What does the Greek root 'meter' mean?
    Size
    Measure
    Sound
    Direction
    30s
  • Q8
    What does the Greek root 'scope' mean?
    Listen or hear
    Touch or feel
    See or watch
    Taste or eat
    30s
  • Q9
    What does the Latin root 'son' mean?
    Smell
    Sound
    Taste
    Color
    30s
  • Q10
    What does the Latin root 'dec' mean?
    Two
    Three
    One
    Ten
    30s
  • Q11
    What does the Latin root 'stell' mean?
    Star
    Planet
    Moon
    Sun
    30s
  • Q12
    What does the Latin root 'am' mean?
    Hate
    Anger
    Love
    Fear
    30s

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