Yr 7 Latin Vocabulary

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Testing the Latin vocabulary for the end of year examination


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ad

    • A.

      To, towards

    • B.

      And

    • C.

      In, into

    Correct Answer
    A. To, towards
    Explanation
    The given answer "to, towards" is correct because "ad" is a Latin preposition that means "to" or "towards" in English. It indicates movement or direction towards a specific location or goal. This preposition is commonly used in phrases like "ad infinitum" (to infinity) or "ad hoc" (towards a specific purpose). Therefore, "to, towards" accurately captures the meaning of "ad" in English.

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  • 2. 

    Ambulo

    • A.

      To shout

    • B.

      To call

    • C.

      To walk

    Correct Answer
    C. To walk
  • 3. 

    Amicus

    • A.

      Slave-girl

    • B.

      Friend

    • C.

      Love

    Correct Answer
    B. Friend
    Explanation
    The word "amicus" is a Latin term that translates to "friend" in English. In the given options, "slave-girl," "love," and "friend," the correct answer is "friend" because it directly corresponds to the meaning of "amicus."

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  • 4. 

    Amo

    • A.

      Love

    • B.

      Friend

    • C.

      Slave-girl

    Correct Answer
    A. Love
    Explanation
    The word "amo" is Latin for "I love." In this context, "amo" is being used as a noun, representing the concept or feeling of love. The other options, "friend" and "slave-girl," do not accurately represent the meaning of "amo" in this case. Therefore, the correct answer is "love."

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  • 5. 

    Ancilla

    • A.

      Friend

    • B.

      Slave-girl

    • C.

      Girl

    Correct Answer
    B. Slave-girl
    Explanation
    The word "ancilla" is Latin for "slave-girl." Therefore, the correct answer is "slave-girl."

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  • 6. 

    Aqua

    • A.

      Sea

    • B.

      Life

    • C.

      Water

    Correct Answer
    C. Water
    Explanation
    The word "aqua" is often used as a synonym for water. "Sea" and "life" are related to water as well, but they do not directly match the given word. Therefore, the correct answer is "water."

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  • 7. 

    Bellum

    • A.

      War

    • B.

      Fight

    • C.

      Good

    Correct Answer
    A. War
    Explanation
    The word "bellum" is Latin for "war". It is a noun that refers to a state of armed conflict between two or more groups or nations. The word "war" is a suitable translation for "bellum" as it accurately captures the meaning and essence of the original word. In the context of the given words "fight" and "good", "war" fits in as a logical and appropriate choice.

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  • 8. 

    Bonus

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Sad

    • C.

      Good

    Correct Answer
    C. Good
    Explanation
    The word "good" can be interpreted as a positive or favorable attribute. It can be used to describe something that is of high quality, satisfactory, or beneficial. In this context, "good" can be seen as the most appropriate answer among the given options, as both "bonus" and "happy" can be positive, but they do not necessarily imply the same level of favorability or desirability as "good". "Sad" is the opposite of "good" and represents a negative or unfavorable state. Therefore, "good" is the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Cena

    • A.

      Eat

    • B.

      Dinner

    • C.

      Play

    Correct Answer
    B. Dinner
    Explanation
    The word "cena" is likely to be a noun, and the options "eat" and "play" are verbs. Since "dinner" is a noun that matches the category of "cena," it is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 10. 

    Clamo

    • A.

      Claim

    • B.

      Shout

    • C.

      Hear

    Correct Answer
    B. Shout
    Explanation
    The word "clamo" is similar in sound to the word "shout," suggesting that they may be related. "Claim" and "hear" do not have a similar sound or meaning to "clamo," making them less likely to be the correct answer. Therefore, "shout" is the most suitable option.

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  • 11. 

    Cum

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      With

    • C.

      And

    Correct Answer
    B. With
  • 12. 

    De

    • A.

      From, down from, about

    • B.

      To, toward

    • C.

      In, into

    Correct Answer
    A. From, down from, about
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "from, down from, about". These prepositions indicate movement or direction. "From" indicates the starting point or origin, "down from" suggests movement from a higher position to a lower one, and "about" implies movement or direction in a general or approximate manner.

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  • 13. 

    Dea

    • A.

      God

    • B.

      Day

    • C.

      Goddess

    Correct Answer
    C. Goddess
  • 14. 

    Deus

    • A.

      God

    • B.

      Day

    • C.

      Goddess

    Correct Answer
    A. God
    Explanation
    The word "deus" refers to the Latin term for "god." In Latin, "deus" is used to describe a divine being or a supreme deity. It is a gender-neutral term and does not specify whether it refers to a male or female god. Therefore, "god" is the correct answer as it accurately translates the meaning of "deus" in English.

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  • 15. 

    Do

    • A.

      Gift

    • B.

      To give

    • C.

      To do

    Correct Answer
    B. To give
    Explanation
    The word "do" is a verb that means to perform an action or carry out a task. However, in the given options, the word "do" does not make sense in the context of the other words. On the other hand, the word "gift" is a noun that refers to something given to someone as a present. The phrase "to give" is a verb phrase that indicates the action of presenting something to someone. Therefore, "to give" is the correct answer as it is the only option that is grammatically correct and makes sense in the given context.

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  • 16. 

    Doceo

    • A.

      Give

    • B.

      Teach

    • C.

      Doctor

    Correct Answer
    B. Teach
    Explanation
    The word "doceo" is a Latin verb that means "to teach." This is the correct answer because it is the translation of the word "doceo" into English. The other options, "give" and "doctor," do not accurately represent the meaning of the Latin word.

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  • 17. 

    Dominus

    • A.

      Master

    • B.

      Teacher

    • C.

      King

    Correct Answer
    A. Master
    Explanation
    The word "dominus" is a Latin term that translates to "master" in English. In this context, it refers to someone who has authority, control, or superior knowledge in a particular field or over others. "Master" is the most appropriate and accurate translation of "dominus" in this case, as it conveys the idea of someone who is skilled, knowledgeable, and has control or authority over others.

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  • 18. 

    Donum

    • A.

      Give

    • B.

      Master

    • C.

      Gift

    Correct Answer
    C. Gift
  • 19. 

    Epistula

    • A.

      Story

    • B.

      Letter

    • C.

      Book

    Correct Answer
    B. Letter
    Explanation
    The word "epistula" is a Latin term that translates to "letter" in English. In this context, it refers to a written message or communication sent from one person to another. Therefore, "letter" is the correct answer as it accurately represents the meaning of "epistula".

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  • 20. 

    Equus

    • A.

      Horse

    • B.

      Equal

    • C.

      Equator

    Correct Answer
    A. Horse
    Explanation
    The word "equus" is Latin for "horse." Therefore, the correct answer is "horse."

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  • 21. 

    Et

    • A.

      In, into

    • B.

      Eat

    • C.

      And

    Correct Answer
    C. And
  • 22. 

    Femina

    • A.

      Slave-girl

    • B.

      Female

    • C.

      Woman

    Correct Answer
    C. Woman
  • 23. 

    Filia

    • A.

      Son

    • B.

      Woman

    • C.

      Daughter

    Correct Answer
    C. Daughter
    Explanation
    The word "filia" is a Latin word that means "daughter." Therefore, when translated into English, the correct answer for the word "filia" would be "daughter."

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  • 24. 

    Filius

    • A.

      Son

    • B.

      Woman

    • C.

      Daughter

    Correct Answer
    A. Son
    Explanation
    The Latin word "filius" translates to "son" in English. This word refers to a male child or offspring. It is the masculine form of the word "daughter" and is used to specifically indicate a male child in contrast to a female child.

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  • 25. 

    Gladius

    • A.

      Gladiator

    • B.

      Sword

    • C.

      Happy

    Correct Answer
    B. Sword
    Explanation
    The word "gladius" is associated with the word "sword" in this question. A gladius is a type of sword that was used by Roman gladiators. Therefore, the correct answer is "sword".

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  • 26. 

    Habeo

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Happy

    • C.

      Live

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
  • 27. 

    Habito

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Happy

    • C.

      Live

    Correct Answer
    C. Live
    Explanation
    The word "live" is the correct answer because it is the only word in the given list that is a verb. "Habito," "have," and "happy" are all either nouns or adjectives, but "live" is the only word that can be used as a verb to describe the action of being alive or existing.

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  • 28. 

    Ianua

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      Door

    • C.

      January

    Correct Answer
    B. Door
    Explanation
    The word "door" is the correct answer because it is the only word in the given list that is a synonym for "ianua." The other options, "in" and "january," do not have the same meaning as "ianua," which means "door" in Latin. Therefore, "door" is the only logical choice.

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  • 29. 

    In + ablative

    • A.

      In, on

    • B.

      Into, onto

    • C.

      With

    Correct Answer
    A. In, on
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in, on". This is because the preposition "in" is used to indicate location or position within a certain space, while "on" is used to indicate location or position on a surface. Therefore, "in" can be used to describe being inside something or within a certain area, while "on" can be used to describe being physically on top of something.

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  • 30. 

    In + accusative

    • A.

      In, on

    • B.

      Into, onto

    • C.

      With

    Correct Answer
    B. Into, onto
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "into, onto". The preposition "in" is used to indicate location or position, while the accusative case is used to show motion towards a destination. Therefore, when combined with the accusative case, "in" can mean "into" or "onto", indicating movement or direction towards a specific place or surface.

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  • 31. 

    Inquit

    • A.

      He, she shouts

    • B.

      He, she says/ said

    • C.

      He, she laughs

    Correct Answer
    B. He, she says/ said
    Explanation
    The word "inquit" is a Latin verb that means "he, she says/ said." It is commonly used in Latin texts to introduce direct speech or quotations. Therefore, the correct answer is "he, she says/ said" because "inquit" is a verb that indicates someone speaking or expressing themselves.

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  • 32. 

    Insula

    • A.

      Door

    • B.

      Angry

    • C.

      Island, block of flats

    Correct Answer
    C. Island, block of flats
    Explanation
    The word "insula" is a Latin word that means "island" or "block of flats". This word has two different meanings depending on the context. In one sense, it refers to a landmass surrounded by water, typically smaller than a continent. In another sense, it refers to a large building or group of buildings containing apartments or offices. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "island, block of flats".

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  • 33. 

    Intro

    • A.

      To enter

    • B.

      To tell

    • C.

      To cry

    Correct Answer
    A. To enter
    Explanation
    The given words "intro, to tell, to cry" do not make sense in the context of the question. However, the word "to enter" fits logically as an action that can be performed.

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  • 34. 

    Iratus

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Sad

    • C.

      Angry

    Correct Answer
    C. Angry
  • 35. 

    Iubeo

    • A.

      Enter

    • B.

      Cry

    • C.

      Order

    Correct Answer
    C. Order
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "order" because the word "iubeo" is a Latin verb that means "to order" or "to command." The other words "enter" and "cry" do not have the same meaning as "iubeo," so they are not the correct answer.

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  • 36. 

    Laboro

    • A.

      To work

    • B.

      To order

    • C.

      To cry

    Correct Answer
    A. To work
    Explanation
    The word "laboro" is a verb in Latin that means "to work". This is the correct answer because the other options, "to order" and "to cry", do not accurately translate the word "laboro".

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  • 37. 

    Lacrimo

    • A.

      To smile, laugh

    • B.

      To work

    • C.

      To cry, weep

    Correct Answer
    C. To cry, weep
    Explanation
    The word "lacrimo" is derived from the Latin word "lacrima" which means tear. Therefore, "lacrimo" is likely to have a similar meaning related to tears. Among the given options, "to cry, weep" is the most suitable interpretation as it directly relates to the act of shedding tears. "To smile, laugh" and "to work" do not align with the concept of tears.

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  • 38. 

    Laetus

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Sad

    • C.

      Good

    Correct Answer
    A. Happy
    Explanation
    The word "laetus" is a Latin word that translates to "happy" in English. Therefore, the correct answer is "happy".

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  • 39. 

    Laudo

    • A.

      To cry

    • B.

      To praise

    • C.

      To shout

    Correct Answer
    B. To praise
    Explanation
    The word "laudo" in Latin means "to praise". It does not mean "to cry" or "to shout". Therefore, the correct answer is "to praise".

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  • 40. 

    Libertus

    • A.

      Slave

    • B.

      Freedman, ex-slave

    • C.

      To cry, weep

    Correct Answer
    B. Freedman, ex-slave
    Explanation
    The word "libertus" is derived from the Latin word "liber" which means "free". In ancient Rome, a "libertus" referred to a former slave who had been granted freedom. Therefore, the correct answer "freedman, ex-slave" accurately reflects the meaning of the word "libertus" in Latin.

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  • 41. 

    Magnus

    • A.

      Big, large, great

    • B.

      Happy

    • C.

      Sad

    Correct Answer
    A. Big, large, great
    Explanation
    The word "magnus" is synonymous with the words "big," "large," and "great." It does not have any association with the word "happy" or "sad." Therefore, the correct answer is "big, large, great."

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  • 42. 

    Malus

    • A.

      Good

    • B.

      Big, large, great

    • C.

      Bad, wicked

    Correct Answer
    C. Bad, wicked
    Explanation
    The word "malus" is given, and it is followed by two sets of words: "good" and "bad, wicked". The words in the second set are antonyms of each other, meaning they have opposite meanings. Since "malus" is a Latin word that translates to "bad" or "wicked" in English, the correct answer is "bad, wicked".

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  • 43. 

    Moneo

    • A.

      To remain

    • B.

      To smile, laugh

    • C.

      To warn, advise

    Correct Answer
    C. To warn, advise
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to warn, advise" because the verb "moneo" in Latin means "to warn" or "to advise." This verb is commonly used in contexts where someone is giving advice or cautioning someone else about a potential danger or problem. It does not mean "to remain" or "to smile, laugh," so those options can be ruled out.

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  • 44. 

    Maneo

    • A.

      To remain, stay

    • B.

      To warn, advise

    • C.

      To build

    Correct Answer
    A. To remain, stay
    Explanation
    The word "maneo" means "to remain" or "to stay" in Latin. This can be inferred from the given options, as "to warn" and "to advise" do not align with the meaning of the word. "To build" is also unrelated to the given word. Therefore, the correct answer is "to remain, stay."

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  • 45. 

    Multus

    • A.

      Many

    • B.

      Big, large, great

    • C.

      Happy

    Correct Answer
    A. Many
    Explanation
    The word "multus" is translated as "many" in English. This means that it refers to a large quantity or a large number of something. The other options provided, such as "big, large, great" and "happy," do not accurately capture the meaning of "multus" and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 46. 

    Narro

    • A.

      To tell, narrate

    • B.

      To shout

    • C.

      To cry, weep

    Correct Answer
    A. To tell, narrate
    Explanation
    The word "narro" in Latin means "to tell" or "to narrate." It does not mean "to shout" or "to cry, weep." This word is used to describe the act of recounting or describing events or stories verbally. Therefore, the correct answer is "to tell, narrate."

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  • 47. 

    Nauta

    • A.

      Sailor

    • B.

      Bad, wicked

    • C.

      Girl

    Correct Answer
    A. Sailor
    Explanation
    The word "nauta" is a Latin word that translates to "sailor" in English. The other options provided, such as "bad, wicked" and "girl," do not accurately represent the meaning of the word "nauta." Therefore, the correct answer is "sailor."

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  • 48. 

    Navigo

    • A.

      Sailor

    • B.

      To tell, narrate

    • C.

      To sail

    Correct Answer
    C. To sail
    Explanation
    The word "navigo" is related to the word "sailor" and the meaning "to sail". This suggests that "navigo" is likely a verb that describes the action of sailing. Therefore, the correct answer is "to sail".

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  • 49. 

    Neco

    • A.

      To tell, narrate

    • B.

      To kill

    • C.

      To sail

    Correct Answer
    B. To kill
  • 50. 

    Non

    • A.

      Not

    • B.

      In, on

    • C.

      And

    Correct Answer
    A. Not

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