English Olympiad Grade 3 Suffixes, Prefixes & Syllables Worksheet-1

Suffixes, Prefixes & Syllables Worksheet-1

  1. What is the meaning of the underlined word in the following sentence?

The manager does a semi annual meeting with its workers.

A. Once a week                             B. Twice a week

C. Twice a year                             D. Once a month


  1. Which of the following prefixes means "out"?

A. Tri                  B. Ex                   C. Auto               D. Non


  1. Which prefix means after?

A. Anti                B. Pre                 C. Post                D. Mono

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  1. Replace the underlined portion of the following sentence with a CORRECT use of prefix.

Mrs. Amrita was not available for comment.

A. Illavailable                                B. Unavailable

C. Nonavailable                            D. Availability


  1. Fill in the blank with a CORRECT use of suffix.

Bharat was very ____ to my family for giving him shelter.

A. Gratefulness                             B. Grateful

C. Gratefulling                              D. Gratefully


  1. Which of the following is a suffix?

A. pre                  B. ly                     C. un                   D. bi


  1. There are two ____ playing in the backyard.

A. puppys          B. puppies         C. puppyies       D. puppy


  1. Mary ___   the guitar while Jasmine sang.

A. plaed              B. played            C. played            D. plaied


  1. Sarita was _____ when she held the baby.

A. caring            B. careful           C. cared             D. cares


  1. The car _____  to be washed.

A. needy             B. needing         C. needful          D. needs


Answer Keys

1. C; 2. B; 3. C; 4. B; 5. B; 6. B; 7. B; 8. C; 9. B; 10. D