Latin Derivatives

Words #301-360

Latin 2 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 2 Quiz 31: Derivatives #301-310

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ a point in time

2. ____________ rhythmic flow; the beat of marching or dancing

3. ____________ anyone hurt or killed in an accident

4. ____________ to set aside for a specific use; to take possession of; to take as oneís own

5. ____________ the western hemisphere; the part of the world west of Asia, including especially Europe and the Americas

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. An innocent gesture in one society can be a(n) ____________ in another.

7. For the state meet, each athlete was given $50 to cover food and ____________ expenses.

8. A pump forces the water up to a height of three feet, whence it flows in __________ back into the pond.

9. In south Germany and Austria, many people ____________ the exterior walls of their houses with window boxes full of bright flowers.

10. The teacher ____________ the two sentences to demonstrate that the same idea can be expressed effectively in more than one way.

 

cadence casualty Occident juxtapose impropriety
vivify cascade incidental juncture appropriate
 
Latin 2 Quiz 32: Derivatives #311-320

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ kindly disposition; graciousness

2. ____________ a figure of speech in which one thing is compared to something different by the use of "like" or "as"

3. ____________ nearness in space, time, etc.

4. ____________ a blessing

5. ____________ beyond what is evident or openly stated; lying beyond

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. The orphans of St. Vincentís prayed daily for their ____________.

7. The ____________ cause of World War II was the German invasion of poland; one of the remote causes was the Treaty of Versailles at the end of WWI.

8. A disgruntled customer stormed in and demanded to see the ____________.

9. If all monarchs were ____________, monarchy would be a highly tolerable form of government.

10. The great American experiment involves the attempt of a single society to ____________ a vast number of immigrants from all around the world.

 

benefactor ulterior simile benevolent proximity
assimilate benediction benignity proprietor proximate
 
Latin 2 Quiz 33: Derivatives #321-330

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ believing too readily; easily deceived

2. ____________ to make a certain treatment inadvisable

3. ____________ to attribute credit

4. ____________ deserving or bringing praise; respectable

5. ____________ believable

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. The employees were advised to investigate important matters thoroughly and not to give ____________ to rumors.

7. Before Copernicus, almost everyone subscribed to the ____________ that the sun goes around the earth.

8. The prosecuting attorney attempted to ____________ the testimony of the star witness for the defense.

9. Stop signs must be ____________, not partially hidden by bushes or trees.

10.Quacks of all kinds use unreliable data and ____________ reasoning to convince credulous listeners.

 

discredit contraindicate conspicuous credence fallacious
credulous accredit fallacy creditable credible
 
Latin 2 Quiz 34: Derivatives #331-340

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ very expensive; lavish; rich; splendid

2. ____________ a person who is at least 100 years old

3. ____________ liable to err

4. ____________ representative, envoy, ambassador

5. ____________ based on probability; giving reason for belief

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. Under feudalism, a lord exacted from his vassals support in battle, a portion of the crop, ____________, and miscellaneous labor.

7. Despite requests from publishers around the world for an autobiography, the ____________ Einstein wrote only a few pages, entitled "Autobiographical Notes," for which he accepted no reimbursement.

8. The candidates agreed on one thing: they would bring their disagreements before the ____________ of the people; and the people would deliver the verdict on election day.

9. The 1994 caning in Singapore served as a reminder, in case we had forgotten, that not all countries agree on what constitutes just ____________ for offenses against the state.

10. The Green River is a(n) ____________ of the Ohio.

 

tribute retribution presumptive centenarian tribunal
sumptuous fallible tributary unassuming legate
 
Latin 2 Quiz 35: Derivatives #341-350

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ a roundabout way of expressing something

2. ____________ a period of 1000 years

3. ____________ a 100th anniversary

4. ____________ to walk around

5. ____________ the practice of extending the authority of one country over other countries

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. People earning less than a specified amount of money in a given year are ____________ from income taxes for that year.

7. Angered by the encroachment of his neighbors, the farmer climbed onto his tractor and ____________ his field with furrows.

8. Charlemagne, who was crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire in the year 800, had his ____________ in Aachen.

9. Magellan was not the first person to ____________ the earth; he was killed while fighting in the Philippines.

10. Is it possible for a country to be on friendly terms with another country and nevertheless refuse to ____________ that countryís fugitive criminals?

 

imperial extradite circumnavigate exempt millennium
circumlocution centennial imperialism circumambulate circumscribe
 
Latin 2 Quiz 36: Derivatives #351-360

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ having to do with the home or with housekeeping; having to do with or made in oneís own country; tame

2. ____________ able to be understood; comprehensible

3. ____________ home; residence; place of permanent residence

4. ____________ to give an intellectual quality to

5. ____________ careful to consider all circumstances before acting or judging; cautious; prudent

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. She imagined that on her deathbed she would say to her ____________ son what she had said to him a hundred times already, "Donít drop the anchor until you know the chain has been secured."

7. For centuries the ____________ have disagreed among themselves about basic philosophical questions; today the world is no closer to the answers than it was a thousand years ago.

8. The derogatory quotation in the morning newspaper gave the team the ____________ it needed to rise to the next level.

9. Stealing is wrong, but stealing from the poor is ____________.

10. NBA coaches sometimes try to ____________ officials by complaining vigorously about correct calls.

 

domicile intelligible circumspect impetuous despicable
impetus domestic intellectualize intelligentsia manipulate
 
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