5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- ex officio
- bona fide
- alma mater
- amor omnia vincit
- et al. / et alii
- a by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
- b in good faith. means something that is done in a sincere attempt.
- c Latin for "and the others" often used to shorten a list of many names.
- d nourishing mother; an institution of learning
- e love conquers all; phrase from Vergil's poem Eclogue 10.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- the people who inhabited central Italy before and during the early history of Rome.
- breastplate; currently it means a source of protection for a group, individual, or idea.
- the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
- legendary date for the founding of Rome
5 True/False questions
alibi → in legal terms, it is the attempt to show that a defendant was not present at a crime location because others can place him/her at that time in a different place. From the Latin that means somewhere else.
alias → a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.
Aeneas/Aeneid → 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.
alumna/alumnae → nourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.