NJCL Exams

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NJCL NATIONAL LATIN VOCABULARY EXAM (NLVE)

Deadline: PASSED

  • This exam is open to Latin Club members only
  • This exam will be administered during Latin class on Tuesday, March 10 or Wednesday, March 11
  • Cost: $4.00
  • Format:
    • online
    • 70 multiple choice questions (45 minutes)
      • 1/3 relate to nouns; 1/3 relate to verbs; 1/3 address other parts of speech
      • will test meaning, ID of declension, gender, and nom./gen. forms for nouns
      • will test meaning, ID of conjugation, and principal parts of verbs
      • approximately 20 easy questions, 35 medium, and 15 difficult
  • Levels: 1/2, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5+ with awards on each
  • Online Preparation Page (vocabulary lists and practice exams per level)
  • 20 point assignment for those who make an honest effort at taking the test; significantly more points available for those who place in the contest

NJCL NATIONAL ROMAN CIVILIZATION EXAM (NRCE)

Deadline: PASSED

  • This exam is open to Latin Club members only
  • This exam will be given on Friday, March 6 after school (during Certamen practice)
  • Cost: $4.00
  • Format:
    • online
    • 50 multiple choice questions (45 minutes)
      • approximately 25 questions on Roman history:
        • 5 monarchy, 10 republic, 10 empire
      • approximately 25 on Roman civilization
        • no more than two questions per clothing, housing, food & meals, Roman theater, gladiatorial games, chariot racing, religion, holidays & festivals, political and public career, roads, military, baths, geography, Roman slavery, and travel & communication
      • 10 easy questions, 10 medium, and 5 difficult in each category
  • Levels: 8th grade and below, 9th-10th grade, and 11th-12th grade with awards on each
  • Last year's exam for practice
  • 20 point assignment for those who make an honest effort at taking the test; significantly more points available for those who place in the contest