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5 Matching questions

  1. alter ego
  2. antebellum
  3. errare humanum est
  4. alumnus/alumni
  5. Excelsior!
  1. a ever upward! state motto of New York
  2. b Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
  3. c another I; someone who is your exact match in thought or expresssion.
  4. d nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.
  5. e before the war; commonly used to describe art, culture, etc. in US before the civil war era.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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!)"
  2. the mountain range running north to south that forms a spine in the center of the Italian peninsula.
  3. a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
  4. 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.
  5. a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.

5 True/False questions

  1. alumna/alumnaenourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.

          

  2. alpha and omegaa tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.

          

  3. etymologya tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.

          

  4. ex officioby virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office

          

  5. bacchanalialegendary "city in/under the sea" referenced by Plato, it is a metaphor for a city-state of great power, technological advancement.