Latin Derivatives

Words #1-60

Latin 1 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 1 Quiz 1: Derivatives #1-10

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. an underground layer of rock or sand containing water

____________ 2. set apart, detach from the rest

____________ 3. to turn aside (from); diverge; digress

____________ 4. a conduit for bringing water from afar

____________ 5. of or characteristic of the woods

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.

6. The blatantly ____________ ideas expressed by the prime minister provoked criticism from around the globe.

7. Except for a decaying____________, nothing in the vast, desolate area hinted that humans had once resided there.

8. We drove from Louisville to Chicago ____________ St. Louis.

9. Greek philosophers sang the praises of the ____________, which they considered the safest and wisest course through the world.

10. The chemistry students had to analyze several ____________ solutions.

 

insular deviate aquifer   aqueduct insulate
via media aqueous via viaduct sylvan

 

Latin 1 Quiz 2: Derivatives #11-20

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. injury to the reputation of another by means of false, malicious statements

____________ 2. to bury

____________ 3. a small piece of candy, often with a cream filling

____________ 4. a very important person, especially in business

____________ 5. having an easy and elegant manner

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

6. Tobacco, for many years a ____________ to Kentucky farmers, has been proven to be a carcinogen.

7. Inventor and entrepreneur par excellence, she turned several original ideas into ____________.

8. The Roman catacombs were ____________ passages used by early Christians for burial and, in times of persecution, as places of refuge.

9. The representatives seemed unable to appreciate the ____________ of the problem.

10. Her decision to step aside and allow a younger, more enthusiastic woman to take the reins was praised by most, even regarded as ____________ by some.

 

magnanimous inter subterranean boon bonbon
magnitude defamation bonanza magnate debonair

 

Latin 1 Quiz 3: Derivatives #21-30

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. to work together on some literary, artistic, or scientific project

____________ 2. solid ground

____________ 3. 1) of or concerned with life; 2) essential to life

____________ 4. a glass container enclosing a garden of small plants

____________ 5. 1) power to live or go on living; 2) energy

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

6. The students' improved scores ____________ not only the principal but most of the teachers as well.

7. That is a valid point; just don't ____________ it.

8. We are mere ____________ and have no idea what, if anything, may lie beyond our universe.

9. The will, written under ____________, was declared invalid.

10. His ____________ verses surprised and pleased her.

 

duress vital terrarium belabor vitality
terrestrial collaborate amatory revitalize terra firma

 

Latin 1 Quiz 4: Derivatives #31-40

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. behave oneself in a specified manner

____________ 2. new and unusual

____________ 3. 1) long life; 2) length of life

____________ 4. 1) existing in great numbers; numerous; 2) consisting of many parts

____________ 5. to bring in new ways of doing something

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

6. Louisville's ____________ in approximately 85 degrees west.

7. He may be an accomplished mathematician, but in philosophy he is apparently still a ____________.

8. The recent success of our business is attributable to a ____________ of causes, not the least of which is the industriousness of the new employees.

9. If you ____________ a rectangle by the factor x (x>1) and narrow it by the factor 1/x, the area remains unchanged.

10. Her doctoral advisor asked her to ____________ the final point of her dissertation.

 

elongate multiplicity innovate novice elaborate
longevity longitude novel multitudinous comport

 

Latin 1 Quiz 5: Derivatives #41-50

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. to praise (highly)

____________ 2. a looking back on, or contemplation, of things past

____________ 3. the carrying of boats and supplies overland from one river, lake, etc. to another

____________ 4. a person who examines a region for gold, silver, etc.

____________ 5. act of looking at an analyzing one's own thoughts and feelings

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

6. The raw power of ____________ events can not be appreciated through television.

7. Mexicans who cross the border to the United States illegally live in fear that they will be discovered and ____________.

8. At the beginning of the play, Hamlet is visited by the ____________ of his deceased father.

9. His friends called him "Hoss" because of his ____________ neck and back; he was stubborn as a mule, too.

10. The company required ____________ employees to undergo a rigorous, six-week training program.

 

specter portage prospector equestrian introspection
laud retrospect equine deport prospective

 

Latin 1 Quiz 6: Derivatives #51-60

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. sickness, illness

____________ 2. praiseworthy

____________ 3. evildoer, criminal

____________ 4. smelling bad

____________ 5. not in healthy or harmonious relation with the circumstances of one's life

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct

6. ____________ abound when uneducated people try to be orators.

7. A ____________ disposition undermines trust.

8. ____________ The principal's graduation remarks were both ____________ and congratulatory.

9. To sell a weak argument to a jury, he was not above ____________ an adversary by innuendo.

10. As a part of the interview process, tests of physical skills are used to keep ____________ applicants from being assigned to the assembly line.

 

malefactor laudable malapropism laudatory malign
malodorous maladroit malignant maladjusted malady
 

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