Hannibal And The Second Punic War

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  • 1. 
    Numidian calvary troops defected from Hannibal's army and joined the Roman forces against Carthage.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    Hannibal was victorious at the Battle of Cannae.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    Hannibal was victorious at the Battle of Zama
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    The Battle of Zama ended the Second Punic War.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    The Romans parted their troops to allow Hannibal's elephants to charge straight through their lines of defense. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    Hannibal was killed by Scipio at the Battle of Zama
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    Carthage is located in central Africa near Ethiopia.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    Scipio was appointed to lead the Roman forces following the Battle of Zama.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 9. 
    In order to defeat Hannibal, Scipio initially faced his Carthaginian troops in northern Italy and then turned to follow Hannibal back to Carthage. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 10. 
    Following the Battle of Cannae, many believed that Hannibal would take over Rome itself.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 11. 
    What changes did Marius bring to the Roman military?
    • A. 

      He created new sources of food for his troops so they would never go hungry

    • B. 

      He created new armor that could repel traditional bows and arrows

    • C. 

      He began to recruit troops who would be paid for their service and devote themselves to the military as a career, instead of serving voluntarily as a sideline to another profession

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