5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Adriatic Sea
- a the sea separating Italy from Greece
- b a mythic creature with the torso and head of a man, but the body and legs of a horse. known for their battle with the lapiths in the attempted abduction of Hippodamia.
- c a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.
- d the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- ever upward! state motto of New York
- Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
- the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
- a fire breathing monster which was a lioness with serpent for a tail and with a goat in the mid section.
- nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.
5 True/False questions
aegis → breastplate; currently it means a source of protection for a group, individual, or idea.
ex officio → ever upward! state motto of New York
Crete → tall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.
Atlantis → legendary "city in/under the sea" referenced by Plato, it is a metaphor for a city-state of great power, technological advancement.
Capitoline Hill → one of the 7 hills of Rome. It was the religious and governing center of the city.