5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- ex officio
- alma mater
- a by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
- b the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
- c 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.
- d Greco-Roman spring time festivals to honor the god of wine; often accompanied by theatrical performances and became synonymous with drunken debauchery.
- e nourishing mother; an institution of learning
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
- the mountain range running north to south that forms a spine in the center of the Italian peninsula.
- Latin for "and the others" often used to shorten a list of many names.
- nourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.
- Latin derivative meaning "warlike, hostile"
5 True/False Questions
Capitoline Hill → legendary "city in/under the sea" referenced by Plato, it is a metaphor for a city-state of great power, technological advancement.
errare humanum est → Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
alibi → a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.
Archimedes → Greek scientist/philosopher who is credited with discovering water displacement to find the volume/density of objects as well as many other scientific and mathematic discoveries. Famously associated with the exclamation "Eureka" (I found it!)"
Daphne → a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.