How Well Do You Know About Ancient Rome?

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How Well Do You Know About Ancient Rome?

In Ancient Rome the people were allowed to express their opinion in public gatherings. The ancient Romans were inventors and are credited for devises that have been modified through time. Give the quiz below a try and see if you are ready for the test on them. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which empire did Rome fight in the Punic Wars?
    • A. 

      Visigoths

    • B. 

      Carthage

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Mesopotamia

  • 2. 
    What conclusion can you make about the map below?
    • A. 

      Wars had very little influence on the lands Rome conquered.

    • B. 

      None of the Roman Empire was located on the Mediterranean Sea.

    • C. 

      Many wars were fought over a period of hundreds of years which resulted in expansion of the Roman Republic.

    • D. 

      Greece was not apart of the Roman Empire.

  • 3. 
    What is this political cartoon referring to?
    • A. 

      The senators love for arts and crafts

    • B. 

      Caesars love for democracy

    • C. 

      Julius Caesar's murder by the Roman senate

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    How was the Roman Republic's government similar to that of Athens?
    • A. 

      They both had a monarch that was in complete control of its people.

    • B. 

      Its citizens had very little say in government affairs.

    • C. 

      An oligarchy was set up that allowed the well connected and wealthy citizens runt he government.

    • D. 

      They Both had some form of democracy which allowed the citizens to vote on laws and its leaders.

  • 5. 
    In this cartoon the man is confused by the arrows. What is the cartoon referring to?
    • A. 

      Rome was so big that it seemed to encompass the entire globe.

    • B. 

      Rome seemed to take up much of Europe.

    • C. 

      A citizen of the Roman Empire could be far away from a relative and still actually be in the Roman Empire.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Caesar defeated this area (black) when he was heavily outnumbered what is now called France. What was the area in the black called. Julius Caesar defeated this city and become famous for it. 
  • 7. 
    Which branch of the Roman Republic's government represented the poor farmers or Plebians?
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      Consul

    • C. 

      Tribune

    • D. 

      Emperor

  • 8. 
    What event led to the defeat of Pompey?
    • A. 

      Rome elected a new President.

    • B. 

      Caesar become the supreme dictator of Rome.

    • C. 

      Rome became a Republic

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    What conclusion can you make from the picture of Julius Caesar getting murdered by the Senate?
    • A. 

      Rome was in total chaos

    • B. 

      The senate believed in the death penalty

    • C. 

      A dictatorship was not welcomed in the Roman Republic

    • D. 

      Romans were so mean

  • 10. 
    After Julius Caesar was murdered the civil war ended and there was "peace in Rome". This era is called
    • A. 

      The end of the world

    • B. 

      HufflePuff

    • C. 

      Pax Romana

    • D. 

      Carpe Diem

  • 11. 
    Which important river flows through Italy?
    • A. 

      Euphrates

    • B. 

      Tigris River

    • C. 

      Tiber River

    • D. 

      Hudson

  • 12. 
    One way in which the Middle Ages was different from the era of Ancient Rome was that. 
    • A. 

      The church was in control of the government instead of its citizens.

    • B. 

      There was a loss of ancient culture and art.

    • C. 

      The Middle Ages lacked Democracy

    • D. 

      All of the above answers are correct

  • 13. 
    Which religion spread very rapidly through Rome and its empire?
    • A. 

      Buddishm

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 14. 
    Which branch of government made all the laws in the Roman Republic?
    • A. 

      Tribune

    • B. 

      Senate

    • C. 

      Consul

    • D. 

      Judicial

  • 15. 
    A noble would often give a peasant piece of land called a _______ which the peasant would have to work on. 
    • A. 

      Hectare

    • B. 

      Acre

    • C. 

      Fief

    • D. 

      Manor

  • 16. 
    Which branch of government represented the common citizens and poor farmers in the Roman Republic?
    • A. 

      Tribune

    • B. 

      Consul

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which two brothers were believed to be responsible for founding Rome?
    • A. 

      Johnson and Johnson

    • B. 

      Romulus and Remus

    • C. 

      Kato and Marelius

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 18. 
    Pompeii was a major city in the Roman Republic until:
    • A. 

      The Gooligans invaded and conquered the city

    • B. 

      A huge bomb went off and blew up the city

    • C. 

      A volcano on Mount Vesuvius exploded and collapsed roof-lines and buried Pompeii under 60 feet of ash

    • D. 

      There is no recorded history of this event

    • E. 

      Is it lunch time yet?

  • 19. 
    The greatest evil that Romans saw in government was
    • A. 

      Free speech

    • B. 

      Freedom of religion

    • C. 

      Power concentrated in the hands of one man or woman

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not true of Gladiators?
    • A. 

      They were military soldiers in training

    • B. 

      They were people who would hire themselves out in order to receive food and shelter in exchange for fighting in the arena and possible winning their owner some money..

    • C. 

      They were slaves that would fight for their eventual freedom.

    • D. 

      They were normally fed to the lions after each bout