SAT II Latin : Using imperative mood in Latin

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Latin

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Example Questions

Example Question #3 : Mood In Latin Verbs

Marce, __________!

Possible Answers:

venit

veniat

venite

veni

venti

Correct answer:

veni

Explanation:

The correct answer is veni. The name Marce is the vocative form of the name Marcus. This, coupled with the exclamation mark, lets us know that this is a command. The correct singular imperative of venire is veni. 

Example Question #4 : Mood In Latin Verbs

Choose the correct answer from the choices below. 

Servilia, __________ in villam!

Possible Answers:

veni

venerunt

venitur

ventum sum

venite

Correct answer:

veni

Explanation:

The comma after the name spoken signifies that she is being addressed directly, so the imperative mood is needed. The singular imperative of Venire, to come is "veni."

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