SAT II Latin : Latin Adjectives

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Latin

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Using First Declension Adjectives In Latin

Translate the quoted English words into the correct answer.

"The good farmers" work in the fields

Possible Answers:

Agricola bonus

Agricoli boni

Agricolae bonae

Agricolae boni

Agricola bona

Correct answer:

Agricolae boni

Explanation:

Agricola is one of the few nouns in the first declension that is masculine and not feminine. The adjective then must be in the masculine gender to agree with agricola. The correct nominative plural of agricola is agricolae, and the correct nominative plural masculine adjective is boni; agricolae boni

Example Question #1 : Using Second Declension Adjectives In Latin

Choose the correct answers from the options below

Video __________ saxa

Possible Answers:

tribus

tres

tria

tresia

trium

Correct answer:

tria

Explanation:

The number three, "tres," declined like an adjective. The noun "saxa" is the accusative plural of "saxum" a neuter noun. The correct neuter accusative plural of "tres" is "tria."

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