7.3 & 7.4 Quiz

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Daily Life in Ancient Rome and The Beginnings of Christianity


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  • 1. 
    Wealthy people in Rome had __________________ called villas.
    • A. 

      Country estates

    • B. 

      Urban apartments

  • 2. 
    In Rome,, ______________________ were known as circuses.
    • A. 

      Bakeries

    • B. 

      Arenas

  • 3. 
    The Roman Empire offered the poor free grain and __________________.
    • A. 

      Circuses

    • B. 

      Jobs

  • 4. 
    A majority of Roman citizens were
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Unemployed

    • C. 

      Lived in luxary

  • 5. 
    Which was true of the homes of most people in the city of Rome?
    • A. 

      Plumbing met the best standards of engineers

    • B. 

      Large feasts were held regularly

    • C. 

      Fires were a major danger

  • 6. 
    Wealthy Roman citizens in Rome were known for
    • A. 

      Receiving free grain from the government

    • B. 

      Refusing to attend circuses with the poor

    • C. 

      Their parties and banquets

    • D. 

      Freeing their slaves

  • 7. 
    Which was true of the slaves in the Roman Empire?
    • A. 

      Those in agriculture and mining had some of the hardest lives

    • B. 

      Their conditions were equally bad across the empire

    • C. 

      Household slaves suffered the most

  • 8. 
    During a day's events at a Roman circus
    • A. 

      Public executions were not permitted

    • B. 

      Humans fought both humans and animals

    • C. 

      Human only fought with other humans

  • 9. 
    A follower of Jesus
    • A. 

      Gospel

    • B. 

      Epistle

    • C. 

      Messiah

    • D. 

      Martyr

    • E. 

      Disciple

  • 10. 
    A person who chooses to die for a cause
    • A. 

      Gospel

    • B. 

      Epistle

    • C. 

      Martyr

    • D. 

      Messiah

    • E. 

      Disciple

  • 11. 
    A letter about Christianity
    • A. 

      Gospel

    • B. 

      Epistle

    • C. 

      Messiah

    • D. 

      Martyr

    • E. 

      Disciple

  • 12. 
    A savior who brings justice and freedom
    • A. 

      Gospel

    • B. 

      Epistle

    • C. 

      Messiah

    • D. 

      Martyr

    • E. 

      Disciple

  • 13. 
    Why did the Roman governor condemn Jesus to death?
    • A. 

      He was organizing the common people to overthrow the emperor

    • B. 

      He had been accused of teaching that God was greater than the emperor

    • C. 

      He had been accused of stealing from the rich

    • D. 

      His followers refused to work

  • 14. 
    Whose writings helped turn Christianity into an organized religion?
    • A. 

      Nero

    • B. 

      Jesus

    • C. 

      Hadrian

    • D. 

      Paul

  • 15. 
    Because Roman emperors sent many Christians to their deaths
    • A. 

      The Roman Empire was revived

    • B. 

      Many Romans admired the Christians

    • C. 

      The emperor's moral standing improved

    • D. 

      Christianity disappeared

  • 16. 
    According to the Gospels, which of the following is true about Jesus?
    • A. 

      His parables were lengthy written essays criticizing the emperor

    • B. 

      He rose from the dead and spoke to his disciples

    • C. 

      He believed there were several true gods

  • 17. 
    During the decline of Rome, the emperors
    • A. 

      Blamed Christianity for a wide variety of problems

    • B. 

      Decided to ignore Christianity

    • C. 

      Ruled that Christianity could only spread to Egypt

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