lesson 3 practice test 12

Nomen ____________________________
Latin I—Lesson III Practice Test
The following list outlines all of the things you should be able to do after finishing Lesson
3. Look at the list and rate yourself for each item.
1=still don’t know/understand it
2=mostly know/understand it 3=know/understand it completely
________ all of the vocabulary and grammar from lessons 1 and 2
________ lesson 3 vocabulary (pg. 28)
________ present tense forms and translations of sum (pg. 25)
________ how to form, translate, and schematize expressions of place (pg. 26)
________ how to form, translate, and answer questions in Latin (pg. 27)
________ how to translate the passage (pg. 31)
________ the culture passage (pg. 23)
You should ask your teacher for help with anything you marked as a 1. As you study for the test,
make sure that you spend the most time on items you marked with a 1. Items that you marked
with a 2 should be reviewed thoroughly. Items that you marked with a 3 should be studied after
you study the 1s and 2s.
Conjugate and translate ‘sum.’ Write the Latin form and the English translation in each of the boxes.
Latin singular
English singular
Latin plural
English plural
I am
we are
you are
you (pl) are
he/she/it is
they are
Identify the type of prepositional phrase and then translate the prepositional phrase into good English.
Type of prepositional phrase
English Translation
1. ad villam
accusative place to which
to the farmhouse
2. in silvis
ablative place where
in the forests
3. de familiis
ablative place from which
down from the households
Identify the type of prepositional phrase and translate the following prepositional phrases into Latin.
Type of prepositional phrase
Latin Translation
1. under the road
ablative place where
sub viā
2. out of the forest
ablative place from which
e silvā
3. away from the farmhouse
ablative of place from which
a villā
4. into the farmhouse
accusative on place to which
in villam
Schematize and translate the following sentences.
1. Estne Hecuba regina Troiae? Est.
Is Hecuba the queen of Troy. She is (yes).
2. Unde poetae et nautae ambulant?
From where do the poets and sailors walk?
Passage—You should be able to schematize and translate the entire passage on page 31.
Culture—You should be able to describe how Romans used furniture.
Define mensae. mensae were Roman tables used for dining
Define sellae. sellae were Roman seats: chairs, stools, and benches
How did Romans use couches?
The Romans used couches for dining, reading/writing, and sleeping