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Ancient Rome

Quiz by Shelly Sorenson

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32 questions
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  • Q1
    What ruling tribe conquered Ancient Rome before it was a republic?
    Remusian
    Etruscan
    Latin
    Greek
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  • Q2
    The Roman society was divided into two classes. What were these two classes?
    Mamas & Papas
    Patricians & Spartans
    Patricians & Plebians
    Spartan & Athenians
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  • Q3
    Patricians made up what % of the Roman society?
    50%
    10%
    95%
    5%
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  • Q4
    Which group had the most power? They controlled land, chose advisors to the king, & held religious posts.
    Plebians
    Spartans
    Romans
    Patricians
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  • Q5
    Patricians became annoyed with Etruscan rule and formed a new form of government called . . .
    Democracy
    Dictatorship
    Oligarchy
    Republic
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  • Q6
    Instead of having a king a republic had an elected body of 300 men called a . . .
    Court
    Senate
    House of Representatives
    Jury
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  • Q7
    Senators served a term that lasted . . .
    10 years
    4 years
    a lifetime
    2 years
    20s
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  • Q8
    Who was the last Etruscan monarch that was overthrown to form the Roman Republic?
    Julius Ceasear
    Augustus
    Trump
    Targuarius Superbus
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  • Q9
    Instead of a king, the senate chose two ____ to run the army and day to day affairs of the Roman Republic.
    Presidents
    Generals
    Oligarchs
    Consuls
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  • Q10
    How did the Plebeians protest the unfair rule of the Patricians?
    They had a hunger strike.
    They led a military revolt.
    They vandalized Rome.
    They simply left Rome.
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  • Q11
    How did the patricians allow plebeians to have more control in the government?
    Plebeians held half of the senate seats.
    Plebeians controlled all the $$.
    Plebeians held both consul seats.
    One of the consuls had to be Plebeian.
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  • Q12
    The laws of the Roman Republic were not written down until they wrote the ____.
    The Constitution.
    The Law of the Land.
    The Ten Commandments
    Twelve Tables
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  • Q13
    Woman were treated fairly after the Twelve Tables were written.
    True
    False
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  • Q14
    Patricians & Plebeians were allowed to marry each other.
    True
    False
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  • Q15
    A dispute over control of Sicily & trade routes in the Mediterranean brought Roman Republic into conflict with what African city-state?
    Rome
    Carthage
    Tangier
    Sicily
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  • Q16
    How many Punic Wars were there?
    4
    2
    3
    1
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  • Q17
    What was the name of the general that battled against the Roman Republic during the Punic Wars?
    Trajan
    Cato
    Nero
    Hannibal
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  • Q18
    The first Punic War was primarily a ___ war.
    Land
    Air
    Naval
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  • Q19
    Who won all the Punic Wars?
    Sicily
    Greece
    Carthage
    Rome
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  • Q20
    Why did Plebeians love Julius Caesar so much?
    All are true.
    He gave them powerful positions in the military.
    He gave the $$ & valuable gifts.
    He let them serve in the government.
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