Ancient Civilizations Chapter 9 Lesson 1

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Chapter 9: "Ancient Rome and Byzantium" (pages 224 to 251) Chapter 9 Lesson 1: "The History of Ancient Rome" (pages 224 to 229)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What area or specialty did the god Mars have?
    • A. 

      God of Art

    • B. 

      God of Water

    • C. 

      God of War

    • D. 

      God of Love

  • 2. 
    Who is said to have rescued Mars sons, Romulus and Remus, FIRST?
    • A. 

      A shepherd

    • B. 

      A wolf

    • C. 

      They were not rescued at all

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 3. 
    Who is Rome probably named after... Romulus or Remus?
  • 4. 
    Which peninsula is best associated with the Roman empire?
    • A. 

      Italian Peninsula

    • B. 

      Iberian Peninsula

    • C. 

      Balkan Peninsula

    • D. 

      Roman Peninsula

  • 5. 
    What was the predominant language used in ancient Rome?
  • 6. 
    Who or what type of people originally ruled ancient Rome?
    • A. 

      Noblemen

    • B. 

      Democracies

    • C. 

      Citizens

    • D. 

      Kings

  • 7. 
    The Roman Empire was the truest form of democracy, "people rule", the world has ever seen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    This was the only type of Roman citizen permitted to vote in Romes government.
  • 9. 
    This is the highest level of Roman government and is equivalent to what we call today in the United States, Congress.
  • 10. 
    Which of the following was not a class that made up the Roman Empire?
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Peasants

    • C. 

      Patricians

    • D. 

      Plebians

  • 11. 
    Which Roman class was known as the wealthiest and had ancestors who go all the way back to the creation of Rome?
  • 12. 
    Even the enslaved Romans had some rights in their form of democracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Punic Wars were fought between the Romans and the __________________________.
  • 14. 
    What piece of land, predominantly, were the Punic Wars fought over? 
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Crete

    • D. 

      Sicily

  • 15. 
    Today the country of Gaul is known as ____________________.
  • 16. 
    Which of the following countries did the Roman Empire not spread into?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Macedonia

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 17. 
    "Mare nostrum" refers to "our sea" according to the Latin, which sea does this term refer to?
  • 18. 
    Julius Caesar was actually a Roman dictator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which social class did Julius Caesar anger most during his 10 years of leadership?
  • 20. 
    After Julius Caesar's death, who became Rome's next leader? (choose the best answer)
    • A. 

      Imperator

    • B. 

      Augustus

    • C. 

      Octavian Augustus

    • D. 

      Pompey

  • 21. 
    Octavian Augustus also ruled ancient Rome as a dictator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    According to the Latin, "pax Romana" refers to ___________  ________________.
  • 23. 
    Approximately how long did the Pax Romana last?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      20 years

    • C. 

      100 years

    • D. 

      200 years

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