5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- alter ego
- errare humanum est
- a ever upward! state motto of New York
- b Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
- c another I; someone who is your exact match in thought or expresssion.
- d nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.
- e before the war; commonly used to describe art, culture, etc. in US before the civil war era.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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!)"
- the mountain range running north to south that forms a spine in the center of the Italian peninsula.
- a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
- 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.
- a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.
5 True/False questions
alumna/alumnae → nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.
alpha and omega → a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
etymology → a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
ex officio → by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
bacchanalia → legendary "city in/under the sea" referenced by Plato, it is a metaphor for a city-state of great power, technological advancement.