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Question 1: By its broadest definition it is dated from about 200 AD to about 900 AD when it was replaced by written ________.
French languageRomance languagesPortuguese languageSpanish language

Question 2: Latin vocabulary continued to be used by the creators of ________, but extensive discourses on contemporary subjects gradually ceased to be written in Latin during this period.
Contemporary LatinRenaissance LatinNew LatinVulgar Latin

Question 3: Latin is a member of the broad family of ________.
Germanic peoplesItalic languagesRomance languagesArmenian language

Question 4: Some Old Latin texts preserve /s/ in this position, such as the Carmen Arvale's lases for ________.
LaresVulcan (mythology)Imperial cult (ancient Rome)Apollo

Question 5: New Latin (or Neo-Latin) is a post-medieval version of Latin, now used primarily in international scientific vocabulary ________ and systematics.
Computational phylogeneticsCladisticsPhylogeneticsClade

Question 6: Medieval Latin refers to the literary and administrative Latin used in the ________.
High Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesMiddle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 7: Renaissance Latin is a name given to the Latin written during the European ________ in the 14th-16th centuries, particularly distinguished by the distinctive Latin style developed by the humanist movement.
Italian RenaissanceRenaissanceWestern art historyBaroque

Question 8: It includes a polished and sometimes highly stylized ________ sometimes termed Golden Latin, which spans the 1st century BC and the early years of the 1st century AD.
Literary languageDiglossiaRoman EmpireVulgar Latin

Question 9: All Romance languages descend from Vulgar Latin, the language of soldiers, settlers, and slaves of the ________, which was substantially different from that of the Roman literati.
Byzantine EmpireRoman EmpireRoman RepublicWestern Roman Empire

Question 10: This spoken Latin differed from the ________ of Classical Latin in its grammar and vocabulary.
DiglossiaLiterary languageVulgar LatinRoman Empire







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