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Ancient Rome

Quiz by Ted Tiefel

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  • Q1

    Rome is at the center of the Apennine Peninsula in the center of this geographic feature important for trade. What is the name of the body of water that Italy is centrally located on?

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    The Atlantic Ocean

    The Mediterranean Sea

    The Sahara Desert

    The Ionian Sea

    30s
  • Q2

    What edict by Emperor Theodosius made Christianity the state religion of the Roman Empire?

    Milan

    Thessalonica

    Nantes

    Fontainebleau

    30s
  • Q3

    Romans fought three wars against Carthage.  Why?

    To control Africa.

    To control Italy.

    Because Carthage attacked them repeatedly.

    To control the Western Mediterranean and Trade.

    30s
  • Q4

    This famous Roman conquered Gaul, brought an army to Rome, declared himself dictator for life and was assassinated by the Senate in 44 BC.  He was

    Augustus Caesar

    Marcus Antonius

    Julius Caesar

    Scipio Africanus

    30s
  • Q5

    The group of people empowered to make laws were the:

    Consuls

    Senators

    Dictators

    Tribunes

    30s
  • Q6

    Which Continent did Romans NOT trade with?

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    Europe

    Australia

    Asia

    Africa

    30s
  • Q7

    One of the major effects of the Punic Wars included:

    Rome built up their legions

    Rome and Carthage were huge rivals

    Rome became poor

    Rome became the most powerful nation in the Mediterranean

    30s
  • Q8

    The Roman government ordered engineers to build roads like these in order to:

    allow the army to travel quickly to distant parts of the Empire

    Worship gods

    create work for the unemployed poor

    build lasting monuments

    30s
  • Q9

    Which group of Barbarians invaded the city of Rome from North Africa?

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    Saxons

    Huns

    Vandals

    Angles

    30s
  • Q10

    A form of government in which power rests with citizens who have the right to vote for their leaders.

    Patricians

    Republic

    12 Tables

    Pax Romana

    30s
  • Q11

    The Peace of Rome

    Republic

    12 Tables

    Pax Romana

    Patricians

    30s
  • Q12

    Body of laws

    Patricians

    Republic

    Pax Romana

    12 Tables

    30s
  • Q13

    Rich landowners

    12 Tables

    Republic

    Pax Romana

    Patricians

    30s
  • Q14

    Common people of Rome

    Plebeians

    12 Tables

    Republic

    Pax Romana

    30s

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