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ology & phobia Quiz


What does inter mean?

A. go inside

B. into

C. to be

D. between

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 -ology mean?

A. one

B. study of

C. fear of

D. life

the study of handwriting and how it relates to a person’s character

A. graphology

B. sociology

C. cardiology

D. dermatology

The study of living things is called _________.

A. biodegradable

B. claustrophobe

C. hydrophobic

D. biology

the study of life and living things

A. biology

B. dermatology

C. ecology

D. geology

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

What does the suffix -phobia mean?

A. study of

B. life

C. hundred

D. fear

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 light

A. photophobia

B. arachnophobia

C. acrophobia

D. xenophobia

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

the study of humans

A. anthropology

B. dermatology

C. graphology

D. sociology

What does the root bio mean?

A. life

B. one

C. heat

D. thousandth

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 environment

A. ecology

B. geology

C. anthropology

D. biology

Which is a synonym for “Phobia”?
A. Fear
B. Brave
C. Fast
D. Loud

the study of the skin

A. dermatology

B. graphology

C. psychology

D. sociology

What does circum mean?

A. circumference

B. into

C. around

D. same

fear of animals

A. zoophobia

B. ailurophobia

C. ornithophobia

D. arachnophobia

fear of birds

A. ornithophobia

B. hydrophobia

C. ailurophobia

D. photophobia

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

An abnormal fear of water is called _____________.

A. hydrophobia

B. acrophobia

C. psychology

D. arachnophobia

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

A. dermatology

B. psychology

C. sociology

D. zoology


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