Ancient Rome Quiz: Trivia Facts MCQ!

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  • 1. 
    A human-made channel for carrying water long distances 
    • A. 

      Aqueduct

    • B. 

      Ditch

    • C. 

      Water line

    • D. 

      Colosseum

  • 2. 
    A stadium built for entertainment such as gladiator fights.
    • A. 

      Amphitheater

    • B. 

      Colosseum

    • C. 

      Aqueduct

    • D. 

      Arena

  • 3. 
    Upper-class citizen of Rome.
    • A. 

      Plebeian

    • B. 

      Sudra

    • C. 

      Patrician

    • D. 

      Brahmin

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the social class that contained the common people of Rome such as artisans, shopkeepers, and owners of small farms?
    • A. 

      Plebeian

    • B. 

      Sudra

    • C. 

      Brahmin

    • D. 

      Patrician

  • 5. 
    A political alliance of three people.
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Treaty

    • C. 

      Patrician

    • D. 

      Triumvirate

  • 6. 
    Which of the following rulers was NOT a member of the 1st Triumvirate?
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Pompey

    • C. 

      Crassus

    • D. 

      Octavian Augustus

  • 7. 
    Which of the following rulers was NOT a member of the 2nd Triumvirate?
    • A. 

      Antony

    • B. 

      Lepidus

    • C. 

      Caesar

    • D. 

      Octavian Augustus

  • 8. 
    A type of government in which the citizens elect their leader.
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Republic

    • D. 

      Anarchy

  • 9. 
    Declared himself Roman Dictator for life in 44 BC.
    • A. 

      Octavian Augustus

    • B. 

      Romulus

    • C. 

      Julius Caesar

    • D. 

      Remus

  • 10. 
    The first Emperor of Rome.
    • A. 

      Octavian Augustus

    • B. 

      Romulus

    • C. 

      Julius Caesar

    • D. 

      Antony

  • 11. 
    Who did the Romans go to war with in the Punic Wars?
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Carthaginians

    • C. 

      Etruscans

    • D. 

      Egyptians

  • 12. 
    Their duties included heading the army and running the government.
    • A. 

      Consuls

    • B. 

      Praetors

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct

  • 13. 
    Their duties included interpreting the laws and acting as judges.
    • A. 

      Consuls

    • B. 

      Praetors

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct

  • 14. 
    The law-making body of Ancient Rome's government.
    • A. 

      Consuls

    • B. 

      Praetors

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct

  • 15. 
    What land was gained after the 1st Punic War?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Sicily

  • 16. 
    What land was gained after the 2nd Punic War?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Sicily

  • 17. 
    Romulus and Remus were twin brothers who founded the city of Rome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Remus killed Romulus and named the city after himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What was the major religion that originated in Rome?
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Buddhism

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 20. 
    The Roman gods/goddesses and myths were very similar to the Ancient Greeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False