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Quiz: Are you fluent in Latin?

Questions

1. Hoc erat in votis: What does it mean?

Α. This was my vote

Β. This was my wish

C. This was my promise

2. Hoc erat in votis: Who said this?

Α. Horace

Β. Ovid

C. Virgil

3.Audaces fortuna juvat: What does it mean?

Α. Luck helps the impertinent

Β. Luck helps the sly ones

C. Luck helps the bold ones

4.Audaces fortuna juvat: Who said this?

Α. It can be found in Virgil’s Aenead

Β. It can be found in a latin translation of the Odyssey

C. It can be found in a latin translation of the Iliad

5.Carpe diem-seize the day. Who said this?

Α. It can be found in a play by Plautus

Β. It can be found in a play by Terence

C. It can be found in Horace’s Odes

6.Hic manebimus optime. What does it mean?

Α. Here one eats excellently

Β. Here one can remain excellently

C. Here one sleeps excellent

7.Hic manebimus optime. Who said this?

Α. It was supposedly said by Titus Livius

Β. It was supposedly said by Julius Caesar

C. It was supposedly said by Juvenal

8.Omnia vincit amor. What does it mean?

Α. Love fights all

Β. Love forgets all

C. Love conquers all

9.Omnia vincit amor. Who said this?

Α. Virgil

Β. Nero

C. Tiberius

10.Veni, vidi, vici! I came, I saw, I conquered! Who said this?

Α. Caligula

Β. Julius Caesar

C. Claudius

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