Ancient Rome Quiz: Trivia Facts MCQ!

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Ancient Rome Quiz: Trivia Facts MCQ!

Do you know a lot about Ancient Rome? Would you like to put your knowledge to the test? In historiography, archaic Rome is Roman civilization from the discovery of Rome's Italian city in the 8th century BC to the downfall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman kingdom, Roman republic, and Roman empire. If you want to see what you know, this quiz is here waiting for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 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

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