Greek And Roman Legacy Quiz

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 56

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This Roman building is probably the most significant building because it's huge dome and pediment have been copied throughout history.  What is it?
  • 2. 
    In Athens, Greece atop the Acropolis sits the Parthenon which is adorned with three types of columns. What are the three column type names? (use commas and spaces to separate your list)
  • 3. 
    This building is the home of the legislative branch of the United State's government and serves as a legacy to Greek and Roman architecture and democracy.  What is it?
  • 4. 
    This invention's purpose was to deliver fresh water from remote (rural) areas to central (urban) areas.  What were they called?
  • 5. 
    Count to 10 using Roman Numerals.  (Use commas and spaces on your list)
  • 6. 
    Today's stadiums (like Great American Ballpark and Paul Brown Stadium) are all created because of the legacy of what significant building in Rome.
  • 7. 
    This monument was built as a tribute to the accomplishments of the French leader who crowned himself Holy Roman Emperor which shows the legacy of Roman Culture.  Who was it?
  • 8. 
    The Romans were famous for engineering these structures and did so well many are still in use today.  We use many of the same techniques they developed 2,000 years ago!  Lastly, an age old axiom states the importance of Rome and these stuctures.  It goes like this:  "All ________ lead to Rome."  What fills in the blank.
  • 9. 
    Greek and Roman demoncracy differed in one main way.  Greece citizens voted to influence government while Rome citizens elected people to run goverment.  Greece had a _________ democracy and Rome had a _________ democracy. 
  • 10. 
    In Washington D.C., the Lincoln Memorial looks most like which ancient structure?
  • 11. 
    In Washington D.C., the Jefferson Memorial looks most like which ancient structure?
  • 12. 
    The Sistine Chapel famously displays this method of artwork in depicting scenes from the Bible.  This method was developed by ancient Greeks and Romans to paint surfaces of buildings.  What is the method called?
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