SAT II Latin : Using prepositions in Latin

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Using Prepositions In Latin

Choose the correct answer from the options below. 

Navigaverunt ex __________.

Possible Answers:

portu

portus

porto 

portui

portuum

Correct answer:

portu

Explanation:

The preposition "ex," "out of" takes the ablative case. The noun "portus," is a fourth-declension noun. The abaltive ending for fourth-declension nouns is a -u, so the correct answer is portu.

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