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Quiz about The Big Latin Quiz
Quiz about The Big Latin Quiz

The Big Latin Quiz


Translate Latin into English and vice versa!

A multiple-choice quiz by jvannouhuys. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
jvannouhuys
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
26,908
Updated
Dec 02 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
2506
Last 3 plays: Guest 94 (8/10), Guest 71 (10/10), Guest 131 (8/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Alea iacta est Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. I came, I saw, I conquered. Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Aut Caesar aut nihil. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Delenda Carthago est. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Si vis pacem, para bellum. Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. May he (or she) rest in peace. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Lord direct us. Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Quod erat demonstrandum. Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Pereant qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Quos deus vult perdere prius dementat. Hint



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Most Recent Scores
Jun 10 2024 : Guest 94: 8/10
Jun 07 2024 : Guest 71: 10/10
Jun 05 2024 : Guest 131: 8/10
May 29 2024 : Guest 172: 7/10
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May 19 2024 : Kemelinho: 8/10
May 12 2024 : Guest 73: 5/10
May 12 2024 : Scottie2306: 8/10
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Alea iacta est

Answer: The die has been cast

Attributed to Julius Caesar.
2. I came, I saw, I conquered.

Answer: Veni, vidi, vici.

3. Aut Caesar aut nihil.

Answer: Either a Caesar or nothing.

'Either a Caesar or a nobody' would be 'Aut Caesar aut nullus'.
4. Delenda Carthago est.

Answer: Carthage must be destroyed.

5. Si vis pacem, para bellum.

Answer: If you wish peace, prepare for war.

6. May he (or she) rest in peace.

Answer: Requiescat in pace

'Dies Irae': day of wrath, used of the Judgement Day. 'Morituri te salutamus': we who are about to die salute thee. 'Siste viator': stop traveller, used on Roman roadside tombs. It is coincidence that both the Latin 'Requisceat in pace' and the English 'Rest in peace' can both be abbreviated R.I.P
7. Lord direct us.

Answer: Domine dirige nos

'Dominus vobiscum': the Lord be with you. 'Deus vult': God wills it. 'Laus Deo': praise be to God.
8. Quod erat demonstrandum.

Answer: Which was to be shown.

9. Pereant qui ante nos nostra dixerunt.

Answer: May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.

10. Quos deus vult perdere prius dementat.

Answer: A god first drives mad those he wishes to destroy.

Source: Author jvannouhuys

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