Latin Questions

Age Range: 7 - 11

The worksheet below contains some questions relating to the meanings of different Latin words.

Here are the answers...

1) a.m. - We use this today when telling the time. It is short for ante meridiem, but what does it mean? BEFORE NOON

2) p.m. - We also use this when telling the time. It is short for post meridiem. What does it mean? AFTER NOON

3) Caesar once said "veni, vidi, vici". What does it mean? I CAME, I SAW, I CONQUERED

4) One famous Latin phrase is "cogito ergo sum". What does it mean? I THINK, THEREFORE I AM

5) If a schoolmaster said "tace" to you, what does he mean? BE SILENT

6) What is the Latin name for a circle? CIRCUS

7) What is the Latin name for the sea? MARE

8) If a Roman person said to you "Marcus est in horto", where could you find Marcus? IN THE GARDEN

9) If a schoolmaster wrote "bonus" on you work, would your work be good or bad? GOOD

10) Write the Latin names for two different animals. DOG = CANIS, HORSE = EQUUS

11) Translate the following sentences:

sum sanus - I AM HEALTHY
sum solus - I AM ALONE
vidi aquam in horto - I SAW WATER IN THE GARDEN
vidi Marcum in urbe - I SAW MARCUS IN THE CITY

12) Translate the following sentences into Latin:

I am great - SUM MAGNUS
I conquered the world - VICI ORBEM

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