Latin I- Story Question Examples                                            Nomen___________________

Answer the questions from the story on pg. 97 Hora____ Dies______________


___1. In line 1, erat is what kind of verb?

            a. a present verb   b. a linking verb   c. a perfect verb   d. a future verb

___2. In line 1, “bonus” describes what word?

            a. multorum   b. virorum   c. philosophiam   d. magister

___3. Aristotle was a…

            a. scientist   b. king of Macedonia   c. famous teacher   d. good man

___4. In line 3, what is the meaning of the verb?

            a. you carry   b. he tests   c. they carried   d. he approved

___5. Who was the son of Philip?

            a. Aristotle   b. Alexander   c. unnamed boy   d. Macedoniae

___6. In line 5, what case are the words “claro magistro”?

            a. dative   b. ablative   c. accusative   d. nominative

___7. In line 6, what is the form of the verb?

            a. 2nd person singular   b. infinitive   c. 1st person singular   d. imperative

___8. In line 6, what case is “philosophe”?

            a. nominative   b. vocative   c. ablative   d. accusative

___9. In line 7, who is the friend?

            a. Alexander   b. semper   c. Philip   d. Aristotle

___10. What tense is the verb terruit?

            a. future   b. present   c. perfect   d. vocative

___11. What is the meaning of “de philosophia” in line 8?

            a. about philosophy   b. to philosophy   c. out of philosophy   d. and philosophy

___12. How did Alexander feel about philosophy?

            a. loved it   b. it was famous   c. praised it   d. it was hard and long

___13. “In agro Alexander equum novum habuit,” is best translated:

a.       Alexander rode his horse into the new field

b.      The new horse lived in Alexander’s field

c.       In the new field Alexander has a horse

d.      Alexander had a new horse in the field

___14. “Alexander agrum et equum spectavit,” is best translated:

            a.  Alexander sees the field and the horses

            b.  Alexander saw the fields and horses

            c.  Alexander watches the field and horse

            d.  Alexander looked at the field and horse

___15. “Vide, magister, agrum gratum,” is best translated:

a.       You look at the teacher in the great field

b.      Everyone look and teach the grateful fields

c.       See, teachers are grateful fields

d.      See, teacher, the pleasing field

___16. “In agro Homerum et gloriam viri magni Achillis memoriae mandabo.”

a. In the fields, I entrust Homer and the glory of the great man Achilles to memory

b. In the field, I entrusted the memory of Homer and the glory of Achilles to the man

c. In the field, I shall entrust Homer and the glory of the great man Achilles to memory

d. In memory of the great man and Homer, Achilles will entrust the field


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