Practice Paper on Prefix and Suffix for CLAT 2022
QUESTIONS ON PREFIX AND SUFFIX
Question: choose the correct prefix or suffix to fill in the blank
Prabha is thinking to go back to university and take a ____ graduation course.
Explanation: the sentence talks about going back to the university and pursue a course, so obviously a post graduation course will be done.
You should not this pasta as it is _____ cook
Explanation: the sentence talks about to not to eat the pasta depicting it to be bad thus the prefix under is used for less uncooked food.
There occurred a ___ agreement in the contract
Explanation: amongst the options only option a can be used with the word ‘agreement’ in reference to the sentence.
Ram expressed his disappoint ___ towards the performance of his employees.
Explanation: suffix ‘ment’ is used to define a state of mind thus option b will be the answer.
In India it is ____ legal to keep lion in the house
Explanation: to denote something which is not legal, prefix ‘il’ is used thus option c is the answer.
Saloni sued her __-husband for $2 million.
Explanation: prefix ‘ex’ means former, thus to represent the former husband ‘ex’ will be used.
The mental condition of the patient is ___ stable
Explanation: the prefix ‘un’ is used to represent ‘not’ with the word stable
Anil lost the competition due to his ___
Explanation: when suffix ‘ness’ is added to a word ending with the letter ‘y’ the the letter ‘y’ is replaced with ‘i’.
Amita was _____ the sweater.
Explanation: when the word is of one syllable and the last letter of the word is a consonant and letter preceding to it is a vowel then the last letter of the word is used twice. Therefore option a is the answer.
What is the prefix used in the word ‘exam’
None of the above
Explanation: exam is an independent word, if we will remove ex from it there will be no logical meaning of the remaining group letters. Thus option d is the answer.
First published on May 15, 2021.