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5 Matching questions

  1. ex officio
  2. bona fide
  3. alma mater
  4. amor omnia vincit
  5. et al. / et alii
  1. a by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
  2. b in good faith. means something that is done in a sincere attempt.
  3. c Latin for "and the others" often used to shorten a list of many names.
  4. d nourishing mother; an institution of learning
  5. e love conquers all; phrase from Vergil's poem Eclogue 10.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. the people who inhabited central Italy before and during the early history of Rome.
  3. breastplate; currently it means a source of protection for a group, individual, or idea.
  4. the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
  5. legendary date for the founding of Rome

5 True/False questions

  1. alibiin 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.


  2. aliasa false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.


  3. Aeneas/Aeneidthe mountain range running north to south that forms a spine in the center of the Italian peninsula.


  4. alumnus/alumninourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.


  5. alumna/alumnaenourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.


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