Latin GCSE Vocab Test

A quick multiple choice quiz testing your Latin Vocabulary needed for GCSE Latin Language papers.

Taken from the OCR J281 Defined Vocabulary List. Lower and Higher Tier Vocab.


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  • Created by: latinian
  • Created on: 15-06-11 13:20

1. abesse

  • to be absent
  • from, by
  • to be here
  • among
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2. coepi

  • begin
  • capture
  • the others
  • head

3. auferre

  • to dare
  • to take away
  • however
  • to carry

4. exercitus

  • army
  • river
  • wait for
  • also

5. iter

  • order
  • island
  • journey
  • again



A concise, yet tricky test which can catch you out. Be on your gaurd!

Puella Callidissima

Really liked this test! Woww I'm gonna have to be on my guard tomorrow x

hiuu billy

Great test:)


Good luck!


wow! Awesome test. Some sneaky Qs in there! Thanks.

Elizabeth Scott

Very useful and great fun too

Alexandra Back

Some tricky words, but useful.  Thanks :)




I love latin! Its so fun! U are all geeks

Mami Emore

Great test, it makes you stop and think about the word :)


ugh, gonna fail tomorrow :( the test was great though, thanks

James Phillips

Great test, nearly as sneaky as my teacher's questions. One spelling mistake in 11. the verb is "proficiscor" as opposed to "profiscior". Just thought I'd point it out. Got my Paper 1 tomorrow morning, good luck to everyone!


Got a mock exam soon, this was very helpful! Thanks :)

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