Julio-Claudian Emperors Of Rome

10 Questions
Julio-claudian Emperors Of Rome

A quick quiz on the Julio Claudian Roman emperors

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which emperor's favourite saying was "Hurry slowly" (festina lente)
    • A. 

      Tiberius

    • B. 

      Augustus

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Caligula

  • 2. 
    Which of these women was NOT one of Claudius' wives?
    • A. 

      Messallina

    • B. 

      Agrippina

    • C. 

      Antonia

    • D. 

      Aelia Paetina

  • 3. 
    Which emperor added three letters to the Latin alphabet?
    • A. 

      Augustus

    • B. 

      Tiberius

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Neros

  • 4. 
    Another of Augustus' favourite expressions was "quick as boiled _______".
  • 5. 
    Which was NOT a name that Augustus had at some point in his life?
    • A. 

      Valerius

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Octavius

    • D. 

      Octavianus

  • 6. 
    Match the emperor to his wife
    • A. Augustus
    • A.
    • B. Claudius
    • B.
    • C. Nero
    • C.
    • D. Tiberius
    • D.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following was NOT chosen as heir apparent by Augustus?
    • A. 

      Germanicus

    • B. 

      Tiberius

    • C. 

      Gaius

    • D. 

      Maecenas

  • 8. 
    Who was Nero's 'arbiter elegentiae' (judge of good taste)?
    • A. 

      Petronius

    • B. 

      Tigellinus

    • C. 

      Ephaphroditus

    • D. 

      Seneca

  • 9. 
    Which of these provinces did Claudius personally visit?
    • A. 

      Gallia

    • B. 

      Hispania

    • C. 

      Britannia

    • D. 

      Graecia

    • E. 

      Germania

  • 10. 
    Which empeor(s) exiled the Roman senator and philosopher Seneca?
    • A. 

      Nero

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Caligula

    • D. 

      Tiberius