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Grade 3 - English Language
1.34 Root and Base Words - 2

Some prefixes (such as uni-, bi-, tri-, quadra-, deca-) are added to root or base words to tell how many.

Examples:

unicycle - vehicle that has 1 wheel
unicorn - animal with 1 horn
uniform - is dress made in 1 style for all students

bicycle - vehicle that has two wheels
biped - is an animal with 2 feet
bilingual - person speaks 2 languages

tricycle - vehicle that has 3 wheels
tripod - camera stand with 3 feet.
tricolor - flag with 3 colors.
trimester - contains 3 months.
triangle - shape with 3 sides and 3 angles.

quadruped - animal with 4 feet.
quadruplet - is one of 4 children born at the same time
quadrangle - a geometric figure with four angles (sides)

decagon - a shape with 10 sides
decapod - an animal with 10 legs and feet
decathlon - an athletic contest consisting of ten different track and field events


Directions: Answer the following questions. Write sentences using the number words given above.
Q 1: Cycle is a Greek word for cycle or wheel. A two-wheeled vehicle is called a _______.
twocycle
bicycle
dicycle

Q 2: A triangle has ___ sides and ___ angles.
5, 4
3, 4
3, 3
4, 4

Q 3: The horse is quadruped. It has ___ legs.
1
3
2
4

Q 4: Ron put the camera on a tripod stand to get a family picture. A tripod has ___ legs.
4
2
1
3

Q 5: A tricolor is a flag with ___ colors.
2
4
1
3

Q 6: Bob drew a ten sided shape called a decagon. The prefix deca means ____.
10
15
4
5

Q 7: A unicorn has ___ horn(s).
3
4
1
2

Q 8: A vehicle that has just one wheel is called a ______.
onecycle
unicycle
bicycle

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