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The Fall of the Roman Empire

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  • Q1
    Who was Rome's first emperor?
    Odoacer
    Romulus Augustulus
    Constantine
    Octavian
    30s
  • Q2
    Where did Constantine move the capital of the Roman Empire to?
    Athens
    Byzantium
    Amsterdam
    Rome
    30s
  • Q3
    In 395, the Roman Empire broke into ______ sections.
    Four
    Five
    Three
    Two
    30s
  • Q4
    The city of Rome was captured and looted by the ______
    Visigoths
    Vandals
    Franks
    Ostrogoths
    30s
  • Q5
    The Eastern Empire became known as the ______
    Byzantine Empire
    German Empire
    Great Roman Empire
    Asian Empire
    30s
  • Q6
    How long did the Roman Empire experience peace?
    800 years
    35 years
    350 years
    200 years
    30s
  • Q7
    Who removed Romulus Augustulus from power?
    Odoacer
    Caesar
    Attila
    Constantine
    30s
  • Q8
    Why did the Western Empire grow weak?
    Because of constant invasion
    Because of the Eastern Empire
    Because of Britain
    Because of a food shortage
    30s
  • Q9
    Why was the Eastern Roman Empire able to stay strong?
    Because of Odoacer
    Because of trade
    Because of the Western Empire
    Because of the Huns
    30s
  • Q10
    True or False: At one time, the Roman Empire covered more than 3 million square miles
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q11
    True or False: The Eastern Roman Empire fell because of invasions by Germanic tribes
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q12
    True or False: The Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Byzantine Empire
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q13
    True or False: The capital was moved to Constantinople and renamed Byzantium
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q14
    True or False: The Roman Empire split into two sections
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q15
    The ________ Roman Empire grew weak because of constant invasions.
    Northern
    Eastern
    Western
    Southern
    30s

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