5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- errare humanum est
- ex officio
- a before the war; commonly used to describe art, culture, etc. in US before the civil war era.
- b Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
- c a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
- d by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
- e Greco-Roman spring time festivals to honor the god of wine; often accompanied by theatrical performances and became synonymous with drunken debauchery.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a fire breathing monster which was a lioness with serpent for a tail and with a goat in the mid section.
- the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
- ever upward! state motto of New York
- in good faith. means something that is done in a sincere attempt.
- a mythic creature with the torso and head of a man, but the body and legs of a horse. known for their battle with the lapiths in the attempted abduction of Hippodamia.
5 True/False Questions
bellicose → Latin derivative meaning "warlike, hostile"
Apennines → the mountain range running north to south that forms a spine in the center of the Italian peninsula.
alumnus/alumni → nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.
Danaids → 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.
alpha and omega → a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.