Catullus 70: Elegiac Couplet Quiz

Short-answer quiz

Provide the correct scansion for each of the following lines of Catullus's poetry. Use the special buttons as directed: long [₋], short [◡], elision [∤], division between the feet [ǀ], and the caesura [║]. Click the "Hint" button for the next correct symbol, but you will lose points if you do.

  1. Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle

  2. quam mihi, non si se Iuppiter ipse petat.

  3. dicit: sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti,

  4. in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.