Ancient Rome Quiz From The Perspective Of Boris Johnson!

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Ancient Rome Quiz From The Perspective Of Boris Johnson!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following classes would you belong to if you were a farmer in ancient Rome?
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Plebeians

    • D. 

      Nobles

  • 2. 
    According to Roman legend, what animal rescued and raised the twin boys, Romulus and Remus?
    • A. 

      A wolf

    • B. 

      A fox

    • C. 

      A bear

    • D. 

      A lion

  • 3. 
    Even though the Romans were famous for building many aqueducts to bring clean drinking water to their people, historians say that the first aqueduct was built by the 
    • A. 

      Egyptians

    • B. 

      Assyrians

    • C. 

      Indians

    • D. 

      Greeks

  • 4. 
    According to Roman mythology, which god or goddess ruled the ocean?
    • A. 

      Terra

    • B. 

      Apollo

    • C. 

      Neptune

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 5. 
    Which Roman emperor converted to Christianity and made it the official religion of Rome?
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar

    • B. 

      Augustus

    • C. 

      Nero

    • D. 

      Constantine

  • 6. 
    Although Julius Caesar built the largest empire in the known world, a group of patricians killed him because they were afraid that he wanted to become a(n)
    • A. 

      Dictator

    • B. 

      Emperor

    • C. 

      General

    • D. 

      King

  • 7. 
    Which emperor built a wall around northern England to mark the boundary of the Roman Empire?
    • A. 

      Caesar Augustus

    • B. 

      Hadrian

    • C. 

      Virgil

    • D. 

      Cicero

  • 8. 
    What is the number 2013 in Roman numerals?
    • A. 

      MMXIII

    • B. 

      XIIMM

    • C. 

      DDDDIIX

    • D. 

      MMML

  • 9. 
    All of the following were causes of the Roman Empire collapsing except:
    • A. 

      The size of the Roman Empire made it difficult to control.

    • B. 

      Armies were loyal to their military leader instead of the emperor.

    • C. 

      A plague killed one-tenth of the population.

    • D. 

      The armies of the Roman Empire were poorly trained and equipped.

  • 10. 
    Which Barbarian tribe had a writing system called the runic alphabet that archaeologists have found carved in wood, metal and stone in Europe.
    • A. 

      Vikings

    • B. 

      Normans

    • C. 

      Visigoths

    • D. 

      Vandals