Latin Derivatives

Words #121-180

Latin 2 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 2 Quiz 13: Derivatives #121-130

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. having definable or measurable limits or bounds

____________ 2. a verb form having no person or number and preceded by "to"

____________ 3. politeness, courtesy

____________ 4. candy and other sweets; a candy store

____________ 5. extremely small

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

6. The principal issued a challenge to ____________ students to channel their anger productively by taking an active part in school functions.

7. This time her voice had an undertone of ____________; she would make no additional concessions, and we knew it.

8. ____________ farm workers toil long hours for little money.

9. Believing that her ____________ had been violated, she sought a lawyer.

10. He chose to study geology, a discipline in which he would be able to take advantage of his ____________ for nature and wilderness.

 

confectionery finite hostile civility affinity
infinitesimal itinerant civil rights finality infinitive

 

Latin 2 Quiz 14: Derivatives #131-140

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. that cannot be overcome or passed

____________ 2. make easy

____________ 3. a personal strength

____________ 4. to compel a spirit to appear by using magic words

____________ 5. above others in importance; chief; supreme

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

6. It took ____________ to approach the neighbors, admit having dented their car, and offer to pay for the damages.

7. Our European friend speaks five languages with ____________ and enthusiasm.

8. We've come up with an exciting ____________ that takes us from London to Rome via Munich, Innsbruck, and Florence.

9. "To require the working poor to pay huge sums of money for indispensable services is ____________ to robbery," she said; "we need to change the system to stop the crime."

10. ____________ provinces often depend on the sea for food and income.

 

facility conjure insurmountable tantamount itinerary
facilitate maritime forte paramount fortitude

 

Latin 2 Quiz 15: Derivatives #141-150

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. lying under oath; swearing falsely

____________ 2. a false claim of some distinction or accomplishment

____________ 3. the science or philosophy of law

____________ 4. making claims of excellence or importance; doing things for show

____________ 5. knowing all things

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

6. A child with a ____________ stomach may be severely malnourished.

7. Pacifists can find no ____________ for war, period.

8. Specialists concentrate most of their reading on one or several topics, whereas generalists tend to be ____________ readers.

9. Among the ancient Romans, certain celestial signs were thought to bode success, others to ____________ disaster.

10. Because of the lack of ____________ between the Japanese and American currencies, Japan can import inexpensively from America, and Japanese tourists can travel inexpensively in this country.

 

portend jurisprudence omniscience distend pretentious
perjury parity pretense justification omnivorous

 

Latin 2 Quiz 16: Derivatives #151-160

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. having to do with, derived from, or on the side of the father

____________ 2. to treat in a condescending manner

____________ 3. a father who rules a tribe or family

____________ 4. in ancient Rome, a member of the nobility

____________ 5. the killing of one's father

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

6. The keynote speaker gave ____________ reasons for active, thoughtful participation in government.

7. The strike was ____________ by the union members, who voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job at midnight.

8. ____________ workers, i.e., workaholics, are well advised to remember the old adage: "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."

9. Kafka wrote that the greatest thing a man can attain is ____________, although he himself never became a father.

10. An absolute ruler can ____________ obedience but not gratitude, trust, and love.

 

compel patrician paternal compelling patricide
paternity compulsive patronize patriarch authorize

 

Latin 2 Quiz 17: Derivatives #161-170

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. obligatory; required

____________ 2. that cannot be overcome

____________ 3. to cause to move forward; to drive; to force

____________ 4. quickness

____________ 5. published after the death of the author

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words from the box below. Change them, if necessary, to make them grammatically correct.

6. The principal wanted to ____________ the misconception that year-round school necessarily meant more school days.

7. The economic productivity of ____________ countries has been unimpressive; on the other hand, their athletes have been among the best in the world.

8. He ____________ the check so that it could not be cashed before his next deposit.

9. You need to think before you act; ____________ behavior can get you in trouble.

10. The gala event featured solo performances by eight of the world's greatest ____________.

 

celerity postdate insuperable impel virtuoso
impulsive compulsory posthumous authoritarian dispel

 

Latin 2 Quiz 18: Derivatives #171-180

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. a mother who rules a tribe or family

____________ 2. done hastily and superficially without attention to detail

____________ 3. a mature, older wife or widow, usually a mother

____________ 4. formal speech or writing; conversation

____________ 5. to be of the same opinion; to agree

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

6.The German city of Koblenz is situated at the ___________ of two rivers, the Rhine and the Moselle.

7. The ____________ devaluation of stocks at the end of 1929 led to the Great Depression.

8. In borrowing money for college, the woman had ____________ a debt that she now found onerous.

9. One should not assume that ____________ historical events have the same cause.

10. The doctor insisted that the condition would ____________ if the patient did not continue to exercise and to avoid fatty foods.

 

cursory matron precipitous recur concourse
concurrent matriarch incur discourse concur

 

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