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ology & phobia Quiz


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 circum mean?

A. circumference

B. into

C. around

D. same

The study of living things is called _________.

A. biodegradable

B. claustrophobe

C. hydrophobic

D. biology

A nurse in the cardiology department is typically very knowledgeable about what organ in the body?
A. the brain
B. the liver
C. the heart
D. the spleen

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

fear of cats

A. ailurophobia

B. acrophobia

C. hydrophobia

D. zoophobia

People who donate money to an animal shelter probably took at least one class in which area of study?
A. graphology
B. dermatology
C. zoology
D. geology

What does the root bio mean?

A. life

B. one

C. heat

D. thousandth

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

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 humans

A. anthropology

B. dermatology

C. graphology

D. sociology

fear of birds

A. ornithophobia

B. hydrophobia

C. ailurophobia

D. photophobia

fear of light

A. photophobia

B. arachnophobia

C. acrophobia

D. xenophobia

A psychologist is someone who studies _______.

A. the mind

B. the environment

C. the students

D. the plants

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



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

A. geology

B. zoology

C. biology

D. cardiology

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

the study of the skin

A. dermatology

B. graphology

C. psychology

D. sociology

What does “derma” mean in the word “dermatology?”
A. bones
B. teeth
C. heart
D. skin

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

What does syn/sym mean?

A. same

B. study of

C. to be

D. into

fear of strangers or foreigners

A. xenophobia

B. acrophobia

C. zoophobia

D. hydrophobia

fear of blood

A. hemophobia

B. acrophobia

C. ornithophobia

D. ailurophobia

What word means “the study of the mind or behavior”?

A. dermatology

B. psychology

C. sociology

D. zoology

A person who studies geology would have a hard time if he or she had a fear of what?
A. rocks
B. airplanes
C. blood
D. heights


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