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ology & phobia Quiz


What is an antonym of “phobia”?
A. Brave
B. Congregate
C. Hiatus
D. Lollygag

The student was very interested in studying the environment, so the teacher recommended that she check out books in ____________ section of the library.
A. ecology
B. sociology
C. cardiology
D. dermatology

the study of the skin

A. dermatology

B. graphology

C. psychology

D. sociology

fear of birds

A. ornithophobia

B. hydrophobia

C. ailurophobia

D. photophobia

What does the suffix “-ology” mean?
A. fear of
B. study of
C. love of
D. after

What does circum mean?

A. circumference

B. into

C. around

D. same

What does the suffix -ology mean?

A. one

B. study of

C. fear of

D. life

the study of humans

A. anthropology

B. dermatology

C. graphology

D. sociology

fear of strangers or foreigners

A. xenophobia

B. acrophobia

C. zoophobia

D. hydrophobia

The book titled “The Earth Explored” would probably be interesting to a person who studies what?
A. graphology
B. psychology
C. sociology
D. ecology

What does the suffix -ologist mean?

A. person who studies

B. life

C. fear of

D. nine

A biohazard is good for the environment and humans. True or false?



What does the root bio mean?

A. life

B. one

C. heat

D. thousandth

What is Arachnophobia the fear of?
A. Spiders
B. Water
C. Fire
D. Snakes

fear of animals

A. zoophobia

B. ailurophobia

C. ornithophobia

D. arachnophobia

A sociology student will typically study what?
A. the study of humans
B. the study of life and living things
C. the study of how people interact
D. the study of the mind

fear of blood

A. hemophobia

B. acrophobia

C. ornithophobia

D. ailurophobia

What does “graph” most likely mean in the word “graphology?”
A. to write
B. to read
C. to think
D. to speak

An _______________ professor from a local college spoke to my middle school students about the dating practices of ancient civilizations.
A. sociology
B. geology
C. zoology
D. anthropology

What does inter mean?

A. go inside

B. into

C. to be

D. between

the study of the physical nature, structure, and history of the earth

A. geology

B. zoology

C. biology

D. cardiology

fear of cats

A. ailurophobia

B. acrophobia

C. hydrophobia

D. zoophobia

What does the suffix -phobia mean?

A. study of

B. life

C. hundred

D. fear

A psychologist is someone who studies _______.

A. the mind

B. the environment

C. the students

D. the plants

An abnormal fear of water is called _____________.

A. hydrophobia

B. acrophobia

C. psychology

D. arachnophobia


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