Latin Derivatives

Words #1-60

Latin 3 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 3 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. to make unnecessary

____________ 2. grandiose in speech or style of expression, using big or unusual words

____________ 3. of, belonging to, or found in the woods; 2) affecting the animals in the woods

____________ 4. wrongdoing by a public official

____________ 5. bearing more than one offspring at a time

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

6. An ____________ felon is not likely to receive judicial clemency.

7. There were still a few seats available in the ____________ and in the second balcony.

8. Some, impressed by the beauty of the world around them, see in nature a manifestation of the ____________ kindness of an all-powerful creator, while others, distressed by human and animal suffering, read from nature an expression of ultimate weakness or unconcern.

9. Unlike ____________, emerald is bright green.

10. In obvious jest he retorted, "May your speeches be interrupted by the ____________ of a thousand malicious misogynists."

 

parterre malfeasance aquamarine magniloquent bounteous
obviate sylvatic multiparous obdurate malediction

 

Latin 3 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. a collection of formulas

____________ 2. a dry red wine made in Bordeaux, France

____________ 3. the art of riding horseback; horseback riding

____________ 4. wedge-shaped characters used by the ancient Babylonians

____________ 5. a printed statement, often in the form of a brochure, describing and advertising an investment opportunity, a university, a residential area, etc.

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

6. War is characterized not only by killing and ____________, but also by courage and selflessness.

7. In the cities along the French Riviera, as in popular resorts everywhere, the best hotels are occupied by the wealthy and their ____________.

8. Scores of ____________ rulers imposed untold hardships on their subjects.

9. Braces were prescribed to correct a(n) ____________.

10. The famous Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany, lasts eight hours and includes hundreds of ____________.

 

supernumerary malocclusion claret formulary malevolent
prospectus cuneiform depredation equitation servitor
 
Latin 3 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. in the Catholic Church, a receptacle in which the consecrated host is carried in processions or shown for adoration

____________ 2. 1) to establish the validity of a will; 2) the act or process of proving the validity of a will

____________ 3. everlasting, eternal

____________ 4. boxer

____________ 5. the angel Gabriel's announcement to the Virgin Mary that she was to give birth to Jesus

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

6. At the foot of the Capitol stood a young man ____________ against congressional insensitivity.

7. Executed as godless ____________ by their Puritan townsmen in 1692 and 1693, the 19 "witches" of Salem, Massachusetts, would probably not even raise an eyebrow today.

8. The manager steadfastly refused to advance any employee whose ____________ had not been thoroughly tested.

9. Not wishing to ____________ the veracity of the headmistress, the girls attributed her statement to misinformation and misunderstanding.

10. The runaway youngster was ____________ to the custody of his parents.

 

pugilist monstrance reprobate impugn Annunciation
remand probity sempiternal remonstrate probate
 
Latin 3 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. face

____________ 2. giving offense because unjust or unfair; unjustly discriminating

____________ 3. to belong to as a part

____________ 4. a flashy attractiveness, alluring by false charms

____________ 5. 1) a teacher not on the regular faculty; 2) guide at a museum or gallery

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

6. ____________, rather than teamwork, seems to characterize many professional athletes of the 90s.

7. Slowly she ____________ herself to the people, the sights, and the weather of costal Maine.

8. As a ______________, she opposes censorship of every kind.

9. His arrogant question ____________ an angry response.

10. Surely ants are among the most ____________ of creatures, putting to shame, at least in that respect, many a human being.

 

meretriciousness pertinacious evoke docent vainglory
libertarian appertain habituate invidious visage

 

Latin 3 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. not insisting on strict adherence to particular creeds and forms of worship

____________ 2. traveling from place to place; wandering

____________ 3. to declare to be true; affirm

____________ 4. in ancient Rome, a collector of taxes, tolls, etc.

____________ 5. (n.) in politics, an extreme conservative; (adv.) extremely conservative

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

6. A manager who eschews long-range planning and reacts simply to the ____________ of the day will soon have no business left to manage

7. In the spring of 1995 there was concern that the Ebola virus that sprang up in a remote area of Zaire might spread and ____________ towns, cities, and even countries.

8. ____________ politicians are particularly unpopular today because of the perceived urgent need to cut heavily into the federal deficit.

9. The ____________ qualities of tragedy have been written about for over two thousand years.

10. Although fairy tales contain much material that is highly fanciful, they must nevertheless have a degree of ____________ in order to attract and hold the interest of readers.

 

dispeople aver verisimilitude publican exigency
reactionary peregrination emotive latitudinarian prodigal

 

Latin 3 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. appropriate; relevant

____________ 2. an act, statement, case, etc. that may serve as an example for a later one

____________ 3. to put forward for consideration; to propose

____________ 4. someone sent on a specific mission

____________ 5. 1) to put between; to insert between; 2) to interject

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

6. The doctor called the ____________ of symptoms spontaneous, which probably meant that he did not have an explanation for their disappearance.

7. At the last moment, the labor union ____________ to the wishes of the majority of the workers, and a strike was averted.

8. One photographic negative can be ____________ on another and the two printed as one mysterious, "supernatural" picture.

9. In French, unlike English, most adjectives are ____________.

10. By ____________ two things, you may become aware of hitherto unnoticed similarities and differences.

 

postpositive remission juxtapose emissary interpose
propound apposite superpose accede precedent

 

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