The Division Of Rome And The Fall Of The Western Roman Empire

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The Division of the Roman Empire and the Fall of the Western Roman Empire Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The period of time when the Roman Empire faced many struggles and hardships that almost lead the empire to collapse is often called:
    • A. 

      The Great Struggle

    • B. 

      The Challenge of Carthage

    • C. 

      The Crisis of the Third Century

    • D. 

      Transformation of the Third Century

  • 2. 
    After the emperor ________________ was murdered, Rome was faced with fifty years of unprecedented crisis.
    • A. 

      Constantine I

    • B. 

      Diocletian

    • C. 

      Theodosius

    • D. 

      Alexander Severus

  • 3. 
    Which is not one of the stuggles, provided in the PowerPoint, that Rome faced after the death of Alexander Severus?
    • A. 

      Invasions

    • B. 

      Plague

    • C. 

      Civil War

    • D. 

      Climate Change

    • E. 

      Economic Collapse

  • 4. 
    After ascending to power and recognizing the Roman Empire was too vast for one person to govern, ______________ split the empire in two and created the tetrarchy.
  • 5. 
    The reason provided in the PowerPoint for instituting the tetrarcy:
    • A. 

      To strengthen control of the army

    • B. 

      To fight the Persians and other invaders by creating a 150,000 manned army

    • C. 

      To provide a detailed set of laws to govern the Roman citizens

    • D. 

      To create a system of orderly succession free from assassinations, chaos, and civil war

    • E. 

      Both A and D

  • 6. 
    Constantine the Great legalized ____________ throughout the Roman Empire in 313 A.D. with the Edict of Milan
  • 7. 
    The last emperor to rule over the united Eastern and Western Roman Empires, was ____________, who ruled from 379 A.D. to his death in 395 A.D.
    • A. 

      Constantius

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Domitian I

    • D. 

      Julius Caesar

    • E. 

      Theodosius I