Not So Easy Ancient Rome Quiz!

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For each statement or question, select the letter of the word or expression that, of those given, best completes the statement or answers the question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did ancient Romans build their village on the seven hills on the Tiber? (3.1c) Section 1
    • A. 

      For easy access to food

    • B. 

      For protection

    • C. 

      For easy access to water

    • D. 

      For trade

  • 2. 
    What is the significance of the story Romulus and Remus to ancient Romans? (2.1a) Section 2
    • A. 

      It helped to unite them

    • B. 

      It explained how the ancient Roman Republic began

    • C. 

      It explained how the ancient Roman Empire began

    • D. 

      It helped to separate them

  • 3. 
    What is the opposite/antonym of ancient Roman religious beliefs? (2.1a) Section 3
    • A. 

      Polytheism

    • B. 

      Pantheism

    • C. 

      Henotheism

    • D. 

      Monotheism

  • 4. 
    How could you explain why Romans resisted having a king after King Tarquin? (2.2c) Section 4
    • A. 

      Wanted a more powerful government

    • B. 

      Wanted a bigger government

    • C. 

      Wanted a more fair government

    • D. 

      Wanted a smaller government

  • 5. 
    What would have happened if there were no laws in ancient Rome? (5.1a) Section 4 
    • A. 

      Equal treatment of Roman Citizens

    • B. 

      Inequitable treatment of Roman Citizens

    • C. 

      Just treatment of Roman Citizens

    • D. 

      Reasonable treatment of Roman Citizens

  • 6. 
    Should a simple majority make a law legal? (5.1a) Section 4
    • A. 

      No, the minority has certain rights

    • B. 

      Yes, the minority voted no

    • C. 

      Yes, the majority voted yes

    • D. 

      No, the majority has certain rights

  • 7. 
    How could you describe the system of education during the Roman Republic? (2.1a) Section 5
    • A. 

      Initially home based, not accessible to everyone, focus on becoming an orator

    • B. 

      Grammar school, not accessible to everyone, focus on writing and arithmetic

    • C. 

      Initially home based, accessible to everyone, focus on writing and arithmetic

    • D. 

      Grammar school, accessible to everyone, focus on becoming an orator

  • 8. 
    What conclusions can you draw from the existence of patricians, plebeians, and slaves in ancient Rome? (2.1a) Section 5
    • A. 

      A class structure existed based on economic status and religious beliefs

    • B. 

      A class structure existed based on economic status and government power

    • C. 

      A class structure existed based on economic status and military might

    • D. 

      A class structure existed based on economic status and heredity rights

  • 9. 
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of a Roman Wedding? (2.1a) Section 5
    • A. 

      Answer

    • B. 

      Valid Distractor

    • C. 

      Valid Distractor

    • D. 

      Valid Distractor

  • 10. 
    How is our government like ancient Rome's government under the Republic? (5.1c) Section 6
    • A. 

      Separation of powers, President/Consuls selects the senators

    • B. 

      Separation of powers, Elected government officials

    • C. 

      Separation of powers, Life term for senators

    • D. 

      Separation of powers, Can select a dictator in times of an emergency

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