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Certamen L1 - 1

A set of level 1 Certamen questions

QuestionAnswer
What does the Latin word certamen mean? contest or game
In what building in Rome did the gladatorial contests take place? colosseum
What is another event besides gladiator fights that took place in the colosseum? mock naval battles / beast fights
Translate into English “Puella laborat in casa” The girl works in the house
From what Latin word and its English meaning do we derive our English word amorous? AMO, AMARE meaning “to love”
Say in Latin “we love” AMAMUS
Say in Latin “I love” AMO
Using only one word, say in Latin, “she is.” EST
Using only one word say in Latin “I am.” SUM
Using only one word, say in Latin “you (plural) are.” ESTIS
I have the peacock as my symbol, and I watch over marriage and childbirth. I am the Queen of the Gods. Juno
Who is Juno’s husband? JUPITER
Why is the peacock Juno’s symbol? ARGUS, 100 EYES
Say in Latin, “the angry horse.” EQUUS IRATUS
If Gaius Julius Caesar were to have a daughter, according to Roman tradition what would she be named? JULIA
What is the genitive singular of Julia? JULIAE
What is the accusative singular of Julia? JULIAM
Which two Greek gods and goddesses competed to name the city that is now the capital of Greece? POSEIDON AND ATHENA
Say in Latin, “Flaccus is a Roman boy.” FLACCUS EST PUER ROMANUS
Why is this incorrect, “Flaccus est puer Romana”? BECAUSE THE NOUN PUER IS MASCULINE AND THE ADJECTIVE ROMANUS MUST AGREE WITH IT
Nouns and the adjectives that describe them must agree in what three things CASE, NUMBER, GENDER
Which monster am I? I was killed by Perseus. I have snakes for hair. MEDUSA
Of what mythological group was Medusa a member? GORGONS
What happened to anyone who looked upon the face of Medusa? WOULD TURN TO STONE
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