AP Latin : Using prepositions in Latin

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP Latin

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Latin Prepositions

Which noun case best completes the sentence?

Viri ab __________ ad urbem eunt.

Possible Answers:

silva

silvae

silvam

silve

Correct answer:

silva

Explanation:

The preposition "ab" requires the ablative case.

Example Question #2 : Latin Prepositions

Which noun case best completes the sentence?

Romani per __________ navigant.

Possible Answers:

mara

mare

marem

maris

Correct answer:

mare

Explanation:

"Mare," as a neuter singular i-stem noun, has an accusative form of "mare"; the preposition "per" requires the accusative form.

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