5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- alpha and omega
- Adriatic Sea
- a Latin derivative meaning "warlike, hostile"
- b the sea separating Italy from Greece
- c 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.
- d the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
- e the bundled twigs around an ax which was the symbol of military control held by a dictator. fascists derive their name from this item.
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.
- 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!)"
- before the war; commonly used to describe art, culture, etc. in US before the civil war era.
- the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
- a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.
5 True/False Questions
Atlantis → 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.
ex officio → ever upward! state motto of New York
Alps → tall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.
et al. / et alii → Latin for "and the others" often used to shorten a list of many names.
amphora → tall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.