Forum Romanum #4 Vesuvius Erupit!

  1. About whom is the quaestio hodierna?
  2. What news does Favonius say has just been received in Rome?
  3. Who is on the scene?
  4. What does she say is happening?
  5. What are the people doing?
  6. Is Julia Pauli in Pompeii?
  7. Whom does Julia Pauli interview?
  8. Where is his uncle?
  9. Did his uncle ask him to go with him?
  10. Why didnít he go?
  11. Who does Julia think was afraid?
  12. About what time of day did Vesuvius start to erupt?
  13. How does the uncle travel closer?
  14. What is the weather in Rome today?
  15. Which god does Serenus say is angry with the Pompeians?
  16. What is the weather in Britain today?
  17. What is the weather in Spain?
  18. What is the Latin answer for the quaestio hodierna? What does this mean in English?
  19. What is the dictum hodiernum? What does it mean in English?
  20. Map work: Find the following places. Pompeii, Campania, Mons Vesuvium.

These questions for the National Latin Exam Forum Romanum Series were prepared by Tom Sienkewicz of Monmouth College.