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Can You Tell Which Words Are Greek And Which Are Latin?

You might consider yourself a true language connoisseur, but are you really? Do you think you can tell which words are Greek and which are Latin? Take these 12 questions and see just how language savvy you are!

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What is the origin of the word 'monolith?'
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What is the origin of the word 'acerbic?'
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What is the origin of the word 'suture?'
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What is the origin of the word polygamy?
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What is the origin of the word 'ergonomics?'
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What is the origin of the word 'reside?'
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What is the origin of the word 'moron?'
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What is the origin of the word podiatry?
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What is the origin of the word 'sentiment?'
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What is the origin of the word 'sequence?'
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What is the origin of the word 'agoraphobia?'
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What is the origin of the word 'infant?'
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C+, Language Smart

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Well done! Based on the results of this quiz, it's clear that you are language smart. You didn't answer every question correctly; however, you still demonstrated a strong aptitude for these two tricky languages.

B+, Language Ace

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Based on the results of this quiz, it's clear to us that you are a true language ace! Not only did you easily decipher which words were of Latin origin and which of Greek, but you did so with skill and ease. We couldn't be more impressed with your language talents!

A+, Language Master

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Based on the results of this quiz, it's clear to us that you are the language master! When it comes to Latin and Greek, it can be difficult to decipher which words originated with each. They share so many similarities, that breaking down the words to their roots is often the only real way to choose the correct language. You proved yourself as a true language savant!
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What is the origin of the word 'monolith?'
Greek
Latin
2
What is the origin of the word 'acerbic?'
Greek
Latin
3
What is the origin of the word 'suture?'
Greek
Latin
4
What is the origin of the word polygamy?
Greek
Latin
5
What is the origin of the word 'ergonomics?'
Greek
Latin
6
What is the origin of the word 'reside?'
Greek
Latin
7
What is the origin of the word 'moron?'
Greek
Latin
8
What is the origin of the word podiatry?
Greek
Latin
9
What is the origin of the word 'sentiment?'
Greek
Latin
10
What is the origin of the word 'sequence?'
Greek
Latin
11
What is the origin of the word 'agoraphobia?'
Greek
Latin
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What is the origin of the word 'infant?'
Greek
Latin

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