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Ancient Rome - Geography & The Rise of the Roman Republic

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  • Q1
    Define Greco-Roman:
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    Having characteristics of Roman culture with no Greek influence.
    Having characteristics of Indian culture with a strong Greek influence.
    Having characteristics of Roman culture with a strong Greek influence.
    120s
  • Q2
    Rome is located in modern day _______.
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    Egypt
    Italy
    Spain
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  • Q3
    Italy is a peninsula meaning it is ____________.
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    covered by mountains
    landlocked
    surrounded by water
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  • Q4
    The Roman's copied Greek _______ in many of their buildings.
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    roofs
    paintings
    columns
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  • Q5
    Roman architecture borrowed a lot from ancient Greece, but the Romans eventually invented ______ as a building material.
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    marble
    wood
    concrete
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  • Q6
    The Romans adapted the Greek alphabet. The Romans wrote their inscriptions on _____.
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    sand
    walls
    paper
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  • Q7
    Roman sculptors became especially skilled in creating lifelike portraits such as realistic _______, or statues showing the subject's head and shoulders.
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    pottery
    busts
    figurine
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  • Q8
    When the Romans encountered a similar god from another culture, they ______ that god's characteristics with those of their own.
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    blended
    subtracted
    rejected
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  • Q9
    The Roman equivalent of Zeus was _________.
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    Athena
    Mars
    Jupiter
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  • Q10
    ____________ kings from northern Italy ruled early Rome.
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    Greek
    Etruscan
    Latinum
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  • Q11
    Define patrician:
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    in the Roman Republic, a member of the upper, ruling class
    in the Roman Republic, one of the common people
    120s
  • Q12
    Define plebeian:
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    in the Roman Republic, a member of the upper, ruling class
    in the Roman Republic, one of the common people
    120s
  • Q13
    In the early Roman Republic, who had more power?
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    patricians
    plebeians
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  • Q14
    What is a republic?
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    a form of government in which leaders are kings
    a form of government in which leaders oligarchs
    a form of government in which leaders are elected to represent the people
    120s
  • Q15
    What does the word senator mean?
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    voter
    old man
    old woman
    120s

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