← CLE level 1 part 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- alpha and omega
- a 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!)"
- b a large, public open-air arena where entertainment events were held, such as gladiatorial combat.
- c the people who inhabited central Italy before and during the early history of Rome.
- d breastplate; currently it means a source of protection for a group, individual, or idea.
- e the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the bundled twigs around an ax which was the symbol of military control held by a dictator. fascists derive their name from this item.
- the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
- 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.
- ever upward! state motto of New York
- another I; someone who is your exact match in thought or expresssion.
5 True/False Questions
centaur → large island to the south of Greece. Home of the Minoan civilization (early wealthy kingdom in early Greek history), known in myth as the home of King Minos's labyrinth and the Minotaur.
alumna/alumnae → nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.
Capitoline Hill → one of the 7 hills of Rome. It was the religious and governing center of the city.
amor omnia vincit → love conquers all; phrase from Vergil's poem Eclogue 10.
et al. / et alii → Latin for "and the others" often used to shorten a list of many names.