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-logy: Quiz


Question 1: In words of the type trilogy, the "-logy" element is derived from the Greek noun λόγος (________, "speech").
DemiurgeChristian apologeticsTrinityLogos

Question 2: This usage is particularly widespread in medicine; for example, ________ is often used simply to refer to "the disease" itself (e.g.
Pathology as a medical specialtyInfectious diseasePathologyInfection

Question 3: In words of the type ________, the suffix is derived originally from -λογ- (-log-) (a variant of -λεγ-, -leg-), from the Greek verb λέγειν (legein, "to speak").

Question 4: -logy is a suffix in the English language, used with words originally adapted from ________ language ending in -λογία (-logia).
Doric GreekAttic GreekAncient GreekAeolic Greek

Question 5: Per ________, words ending in -logy are sometimes used to describe a subject rather than the study of it (e.g.
Washington, D.C.MetonymyUnited StatesMaryland


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