3rd Declension Adjective Quiz

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Declensions are used to indicate number, gender or case. The third declension adjectives indicate gender and are distinguished by the number of terminations they have. The termination doesn’t occur easily. How conversant are you with these adjectives? Take up this quiz and find out. All the best and keep revising.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which set of endings does the 3rd Declension adjectives reflect?
    • A. 

      1st Declension nouns

    • B. 

      2nd Declension nouns

    • C. 

      1st/2nd Declension nouns

    • D. 

      1st/2nd Declension adjectives

    • E. 

      3rd Declension nouns

  • 2. 
    How many "types" of 3rd declension adjectives are there?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Forty

    • E. 

      Nine

  • 3. 
    Regular 3rd Declension Adjectives follow what pattern?
    • A. 

      -us, -a, -um

    • B. 

      -is, -is, -e

    • C. 

      -i, -dont, -know

    • D. 

      -o, -are, -avi, -atus

    • E. 

      -is, -is, -ibus

  • 4. 
    Stem changing adjectives of the 3rd declension look like.show up in the form...
    • A. 

      [varies, -is]

    • B. 

      [varies, -es]

    • C. 

      [-is, -varies]

    • D. 

      [-is, -es]

    • E. 

      [-es, -es]

  • 5. 
    ALL endings for 3rd declension adjectives are the same as the noun, except for the _____ singular for masculine and feminine.
    • A. 

      Nominative

    • B. 

      Genitive

    • C. 

      Dative

    • D. 

      Accusative

    • E. 

      Ablative

  • 6. 
    The genitive plural form of ALL 3rd declension adjectives is ALWAYS...
    • A. 

      -um

    • B. 

      -is

    • C. 

      -ium

    • D. 

      -iis

    • E. 

      -entis

  • 7. 
    The neuter forms of a third declension adjective follow the regular format of adjectives (all same endings, and -i for ablative singular). They also share nom/acc endings like all neuter nouns do. However, ALL 3RD DECLENSION NEUTER PLURAL ADJECTIVES end in...
    • A. 

      -a

    • B. 

      -i

    • C. 

      -is

    • D. 

      -ia

    • E. 

      -iam

  • 8. 
    Decline the following adjective in the nominative singular feminine.similis, similis, simile - similar
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Similis

    • C. 

      Similem

    • D. 

      Similes

    • E. 

      Simili

  • 9. 
    Decline the following adjective in the accusative plural masculinetristis, -is, -e - sad
    • A. 

      Tristos

    • B. 

      Tristis

    • C. 

      Tristes

    • D. 

      Tristem

    • E. 

      Tristibus

  • 10. 
    Decline the following adjective in the ablative singular neutervehemens, vehementis - violent
    • A. 

      Vehementibus

    • B. 

      Vehemens

    • C. 

      Vehementem

    • D. 

      Vehementi

    • E. 

      Vehementis

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