Latin GCSE Vocab (A402) - 3

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Latin GCSE Vocab (A402) - 3 - Quiz


LATIN TO ENGLISH. Letters G-I. Test your knowledge of Latin Vocabulary for unseen translation papers (A401/2). Alternatively, use the CLC vocab tester!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ipse

    • A.

      Self

    • B.

      This

    • C.

      Inside

    Correct Answer
    A. Self
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "self". "Self" refers to the current instance of a class in object-oriented programming. It is used to access the attributes and methods of the class within the class itself.

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  • 2. 

    Gaudium

    • A.

      Sword

    • B.

      Guard

    • C.

      Joy, delight

    Correct Answer
    C. Joy, delight
  • 3. 

    Idem

    • A.

      The same

    • B.

      There

    • C.

      Without

    Correct Answer
    A. The same
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because "idem" is a Latin word that means "the same." It is often used to refer to something that has already been mentioned or is identical to something else. In this context, "the same" is the most appropriate and concise interpretation of "idem."

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  • 4. 

    Incendo

    • A.

      Enter

    • B.

      Burn, set on fire

    • C.

      Try

    Correct Answer
    B. Burn, set on fire
    Explanation
    The word "incendo" is a Latin verb that translates to "burn" or "set on fire". This means that when someone uses the word "incendo", they are referring to the act of causing something to ignite or be engulfed in flames.

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  • 5. 

    Iaceo

    • A.

      Lie

    • B.

      Throw

    • C.

      Hide

    Correct Answer
    A. Lie
    Explanation
    Don't confuse with iacio (4th conj.), to throw

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  • 6. 

    Ille

    • A.

      That

    • B.

      There

    • C.

      Then

    Correct Answer
    A. That
    Explanation
    The word "that" is the correct answer because it is used to introduce a subordinate clause and can function as a pronoun, adjective, or adverb. It is commonly used to connect ideas or provide additional information. In the given context, "that" could be used to introduce a clause that clarifies or explains something mentioned before.

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  • 7. 

    Interea

    • A.

      Between

    • B.

      Meanwhile

    • C.

      Inside

    Correct Answer
    B. Meanwhile
    Explanation
    The word "interea" is a Latin adverb that means "meanwhile" or "in the meantime." It is used to indicate an action or event that occurs during a period of time when something else is happening. In this context, "meanwhile" is the most appropriate translation for "interea" as it conveys the sense of something happening concurrently or in the interim.

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  • 8. 

    Inimicus

    • A.

      Enemy

    • B.

      Dissimilar

    • C.

      Harmless

    Correct Answer
    A. Enemy
    Explanation
    As in 'in-amicus': 'un-friendly'

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  • 9. 

    Gens

    • A.

      Gentle, soft

    • B.

      Face

    • C.

      Race, tribe, family

    Correct Answer
    C. Race, tribe, family
    Explanation
    The word "gens" can refer to a race, tribe, or family. In this context, it is used to describe a group of people who share a common ancestry or heritage. It can also imply a sense of belonging and kinship within this group.

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  • 10. 

    Heri

    • A.

      Yesterday

    • B.

      Today

    • C.

      Tomorrow

    Correct Answer
    A. Yesterday
  • 11. 

    Hortor

    • A.

      Garden

    • B.

      Encourage

    • C.

      Criticise

    Correct Answer
    B. Encourage
  • 12. 

    Iacio

    • A.

      Lie

    • B.

      Throw

    • C.

      Fall

    Correct Answer
    B. Throw
    Explanation
    The word "iacio" is a Latin verb that means "to throw." This verb implies the action of forcefully propelling an object through the air. Therefore, "throw" is the correct answer as it accurately captures the meaning of the word.

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  • 13. 

    Interficio

    • A.

      Enter

    • B.

      Continue

    • C.

      Kill

    Correct Answer
    C. Kill
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "kill" because "interficio" is a Latin verb that means "to kill" or "to destroy". Therefore, "kill" is the most appropriate translation for this word.

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  • 14. 

    Igitur

    • A.

      Again

    • B.

      Therefore

    • C.

      That

    Correct Answer
    B. Therefore
    Explanation
    The word "igitur" is a Latin conjunction that is commonly translated as "therefore" in English. It is used to indicate a logical consequence or conclusion based on the preceding information or argument. In this context, "igitur" suggests that the statement or action that follows is a result or consequence of what has been previously stated.

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  • 15. 

    Impero

    • A.

      Prepare

    • B.

      Order

    • C.

      Enter

    Correct Answer
    B. Order
    Explanation
    The word "impero" is an Italian verb meaning "I order" or "I command." Therefore, the correct answer is "order."

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  • 16. 

    Ita

    • A.

      In this way, thus

    • B.

      Journey

    • C.

      Again

    Correct Answer
    A. In this way, thus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in this way, thus". This phrase is used to indicate a cause-and-effect relationship or to show that something is being done in a particular manner. It suggests that the previous statement or action has led to the current situation or outcome.

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  • 17. 

    Iter

    • A.

      Journey

    • B.

      Therefore

    • C.

      Again

    Correct Answer
    A. Journey
    Explanation
    The Genitive is 'itineris' - hence one's journey plan is an 'itinerary'

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  • 18. 

    iuvo (also commonly 'adiuvo')

    • A.

      Help

    • B.

      Order

    • C.

      Please

    Correct Answer
    A. Help
    Explanation
    The word "iuvo" is a Latin verb that means "to help." It is also commonly used as "adiuvo." Therefore, the correct answer is "help."

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  • 19. 

    Iussum

    • A.

      Instruction, order

    • B.

      Young man

    • C.

      Danger

    Correct Answer
    A. Instruction, order
    Explanation
    Actually the Past Participle of the verb 'iubeo', 'I order'

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  • 20. 

    Hic

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      Then

    • C.

      That

    Correct Answer
    A. This

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