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6th Grade History Chapter 9-Ancient Rome

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  • Q1
    Who were the earliest inhabitants of Italy?
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  • Q2
    Ways the Etruscans improved the Roman way of life:

    wrote the Law of Twelve Tables

    built walled cities

    constructed a sewage system, paved roads

    developed a Latin alphabet

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  • Q3

    Match the branch of the Roman republic to its description.

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  • Q4
    Which social class struggled to gain social and political equality?
    plebeians

    priests

    outcastes

    patricians

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  • Q5
    What was the importance of the Law of the Twelve Tables?
    The written law could be understood by all and equally applied to all.

    It forced the Senate to give the Tribal Assembly the veto power.

    It provided Romans with a way to distribute money.

    More people could fit at the emperor's feasts.

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  • Q6
    What were the two Roman social classes?

    First Estate and Second Estate

    patricians and plebeians

    Dalits and Brahmans

    proletariat and bourgeoisie

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  • Q7
    What is the common name of the emperor whose birth name was Octavian? He was the emperor when Jesus was born.

    Julius Caesar

    Theodosius I

    Caesar Augustus

    Diocletian

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  • Q8

    Match the Roman with his description.

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  • Q9
    Who was the Roman emperor who blamed Christians for a fire that destroyed nearly two-thirds of Rome and ordered them to be put to death by crucifixion or burning?

    Theodosius I

    Nero

    Julius Caesar

    Diocletian
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  • Q10
    Who was born during the pax Romana reign of Caesar Augustus and died by a Roman crucifixion death?
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  • Q11
    What group of people followed Jesus Christ and were hated by both the Romans and the Jews?

    Greek philosophers

    Arians

    Christians

    pagans

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  • Q12
    A loose, one-piece robe, the official garment of a Roman citizen.
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  • Q13
    A man who fought animals and other men to death in large arenas.
    gladiator

    messenger

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  • Q14
    The DATE historians give for the fall of the Roman Empire due to barbarian invasions and the decline of the government, economy, and society?

    AD 1492

    63 BC

    AD 1818

    AD 476
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  • Q15

    Starting with the reign of Octavian (Caesar Augustus), the Roman Empire experienced a time of prosperity and peace. What was the name of this era?

    Pax Romana

    Golden Age of Rome

    Dark Ages of Rome

    Punic Wars

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