Not So Easy Ancient Rome Quiz!

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Not So Easy Ancient Rome Quiz!

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