← CLE level 1 part 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Campus Martius
- Adriatic Sea
- a the sea separating Italy from Greece
- b a region in Rome along the Tiber river, home of the Pantheon and Theater of Pompey. North of the Capitoline Hill, this low-lying area was used as a training ground for soldiers.
- c tall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.
- d the bundled twigs around an ax which was the symbol of military control held by a dictator. fascists derive their name from this item.
- e nymph who was caught in an argument between Cupid and Apollo. Cupid made Apollo fall in love with her (wtih a golden arrow), but caused her to flee (with a lead arrow). Just when Apollo is about to catch his fleeing lover, she prays for rescue and is turned into a laurel tree.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- another I; someone who is your exact match in thought or expresssion.
- 50 women who killed their husbands on their wedding night; depicted as being tortured in Hades as having to carry water in leaky jugs thus never completing their task into eternity.
- a large, public open-air arena where entertainment events were held, such as gladiatorial combat.
- by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
- the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
5 True/False Questions
April 21, 753 BC → legendary date for the founding of Rome
alias → a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.
Excelsior! → Latin derivative meaning "warlike, hostile"
Aesop → breastplate; currently it means a source of protection for a group, individual, or idea.
alumnus/alumni → nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.