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Social Studies Mid-term Review

Quiz by Melissa Cahill

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  • Q1
    What happened to the Eastern Roman Empire as the Western Roman Empire fell?
    they also began to decline
    gained the western territory
    the ruler got overthrown
    grew rich and prospered
    30s
  • Q2
    What was the Pax Romana?
    Building in Rome
    Roman holiday
    Agreement between Rome and Greece
    Era of peace and safety in Rome beginning with Augustus
    30s
  • Q3
    Octavian took the title of __________________________ after becoming the first Roman emperor.
    Augustus
    Caesar
    Dictator
    King
    30s
  • Q4
    Who did Octavian battle for control of Rome?
    Alexander the Great
    Julius
    Octavius
    Antony
    30s
  • Q5
    Roman writers often based their work on the writings of the __________________________.
    plebians
    Egyptians
    Greek writings
    religious ceremonies
    30s
  • Q6
    Who were full citizens in the Roman Republic?
    people born in Rome
    the wealthy
    Patricians & Plebeians
    men
    30s
  • Q7
    Where was the city of Rome located?
    in a mountainous region of Greece
    along the Indus River
    between the Tigris and Euphrates
    up the Tiber River
    30s
  • Q8
    Why did the people choose to settle in the physical location of Rome?
    all of the choices
    fertile soil and fresh water
    beautiful beaches and fishing
    source of water and travel, safety and protection and crossroads of trade
    30s
  • Q9
    Besides the Phoenicians, what other cultures influence the development of the English alphabet?
    Chinese
    Greeks
    Egyptians
    Romans
    30s
  • Q10
    Where was the earliest democracy?
    Athens
    Rome
    China
    Egypt
    30s
  • Q11
    Which Greek scientist said the Earth was round?
    Eratosthenes
    Sophicles
    Herodotus
    Theocydides
    30s
  • Q12
    _______________________________________ was a Macedonian ruler who conquered much of Asia minor and spread Greek art, ideas, language and architecture into SW Asia & N. Africa
    King Phillip
    Alexander the Great
    Julius Caesar
    Augustus Caesar
    45s
  • Q13
    ______________________________ was a Macedonian King who admired everything about the Greeks. He wanted to defeat the Persians and unite the Greek city-states but did not live to do so.
    Phillip
    Octavius
    Alexander the Great
    Mark Antony
    45s
  • Q14
    The Delian League.......
    protected the Greeks from the Persians
    formed to overthrow Alexander the Great
    was a secret society in Ancient Greece
    was a group of merchants and artisans
    30s
  • Q15
    Which book(s) taught courage and honor, loyalty, valued marriage, and told about heroes striving to be their best and protect their honor and family?
    the Torah
    the Homer
    the Iliad and the Odyssey
    the Odyssey
    30s

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