5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the mountain range running north to south that forms a spine in the center of the Italian peninsula.
- b 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.
- c the bundled twigs around an ax which was the symbol of military control held by a dictator. fascists derive their name from this item.
- d 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.
- e nourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.
5 Multiple choice questions
- by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
- legendary date for the founding of Rome
- the people who inhabited central Italy before and during the early history of Rome.
- the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
- a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
5 True/False questions
errare humanum est → Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
Archimedes → 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!)"
alter ego → another I; someone who is your exact match in thought or expresssion.
bona fide → 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.
amphitheater → nourishing mother; an institution of learning