Latin Honors Assessment Test

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Latin Honors Assessment Test

In the US, Latin honors — not quite the same as honors degrees — are Latin expressions used to show the level of qualification with which a scholastic degree has been earned. Take this assessment test to assess your insight into Latin honors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these countries uses the Latin honors?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      United States of America

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 2. 
    Which of the following countries does not use the Latin honors system?
    • A. 

      Indonesia

    • B. 

      Philippines

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

  • 3. 
    There are how many awards usually conferred using Latin honors?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 4. 
    Which type of undergraduate programs mostly use Latin honors?
    • A. 

      Double Degree

    • B. 

      Bachelor Degree

    • C. 

      Bachelor Degree (Specialist)

    • D. 

      Diploma

  • 5. 
    Magna cum laude is usually awarded to graduates who finish...
    • A. 

      In the top 50% (or 55%) of their class

    • B. 

      In the top 30% (or 35%) of their class

    • C. 

      In the top 20% (or 25%) of their class

    • D. 

      In the top 10% (or 15%) of their class

  • 6. 
    Which type of undergraduate programs mostly use Latin honors?
    • A. 

      Diploma

    • B. 

      Bachelor Degree

    • C. 

      Double Degree

    • D. 

      Bachelor Degree (Specialist)

  • 7. 
    "Summa cum laude" is typically awarded to graduate in...
    • A. 

      The top 1-5% of their class

    • B. 

      The top 1-10% of their class

    • C. 

      The top 1-15% of their class

    • D. 

      The top 1-25% of their class

  • 8. 
    "Maxima cum laude" means...
    • A. 

      "with average honor"

    • B. 

      "with good honor"

    • C. 

      "with very great honor"

    • D. 

      "with great honor"

  • 9. 
    Which of these is used as an intermediate between the magna and the summa honors?
    • A. 

      Maxima cum laude

    • B. 

      Cum laude

    • C. 

      Minima cum laude

    • D. 

      Latina laude

  • 10. 
    "Magna cum laude" means...
    • A. 

      "with highest honor"

    • B. 

      "with very great honors"

    • C. 

      "with maxima honor"

    • D. 

      "with great honor"