A Brief Quiz On A Few Of Catullus' Poem

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Catullus was a Roman poet whose expressions of love and hatred are generally considered the finest lyric poetry of ancient Rome. Most of them were about his love for Lesbia. What else do you know about his poems? Take this brief quiz on a few of Catullus' Poem and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Catullus' invitation to Fabullus (poem 13), when will Fabullus dine well?
    • A. 

      Tonight

    • B. 

      Tomorrow

    • C. 

      In a few days

    • D. 

      Never

  • 2. 
    What is Fabullus asked to bring to the dinner?
    • A. 

      The dinner

    • B. 

      A napkin

    • C. 

      A girl

    • D. 

      Wine

    • E. 

      Salt

    • F. 

      Poetry

  • 3. 
    What case and number is "di"?
    • A. 

      Nominative plural

    • B. 

      Nominative singular

    • C. 

      Dative singular

    • D. 

      Vocative plural

  • 4. 
    What is the tense and mood of "attuleris"?
    • A. 

      Future indicative

    • B. 

      Future subjunctive

    • C. 

      Perfect subjunctive

    • D. 

      Future perfect indicative

  • 5. 
    What is Catullus' purse full of?
    • A. 

      Spiders

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Dust

    • D. 

      Cob-webs

  • 6. 
    The form "donarunt" is an example of what literary device?
    • A. 

      Onomatopoia

    • B. 

      Syncope

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Litotes

  • 7. 
    When does Egnatius NOT grin?
    • A. 

      At a funeral

    • B. 

      At a trial

    • C. 

      At a tragedy

    • D. 

      At any opportunity

  • 8. 
    What word does Catullus use to describe Egnatius?
    • A. 

      Morbum

    • B. 

      Elegantem

    • C. 

      Urbanum

    • D. 

      Bone

  • 9. 
    What people are Egnatius compared to?
    • A. 

      Romans

    • B. 

      Sabines

    • C. 

      Etruscans

    • D. 

      Spaniards

    • E. 

      Pompeians

    • F. 

      Umbrians

  • 10. 
    What is the Latin word for urine?
    • A. 

      Lotium

    • B. 

      Lotio

    • C. 

      Gingiva

    • D. 

      Mane

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