History Quiz 1

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History Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Legionaries were resident in the country where they fought whereas auxiliaries fought all over the Empire

    • B. 

      Legionaries were paid very well for their work whereas auxiliaries weren't paid at all - even though they probably worked harder

    • C. 

      A legionary was a highly trained soldier with a wide range of skills, whereas auxiliaries were from conquered tribes and often had special skills

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The great fire of AD411, destroying buildings and forts

    • B. 

      Part of Empire expansion plans meant many soliders were required elsewhere

    • C. 

      No more pay was sent from Rome

  • 3. 
    After AD250 it became more difficult for the Romans to govern Britain - why?
    • A. 

      Raiders from outside of Roman Britain were attacking more and more often

    • B. 

      A terrible plague swept across Britain

    • C. 

      A huge growth in the population meant there were too many people

  • 4. 
    The sky is blue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The swift fox jumped over the lazy ____.