MS Marina - Grade 9 Quiz - Section 1 - Geography And The Rise Of Rome

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  • 1. 

    LEGENDARY MEANS:

    • A.

      MYTHICAL AND IMAGINARY

    • B.

      ONLY MYTHICAL

    • C.

      ONLY IMAGINARY

    • D.

      ONLY IN CINEMA

    Correct Answer
    A. MYTHICAL AND IMAGINARY
    Explanation
    The term "legendary" refers to something that is both mythical and imaginary. It implies that the subject or concept being described is not real or based in reality, but rather exists in the realm of myths and imagination. This term is often used to describe stories, characters, or events that have become iconic or famous through storytelling and folklore.

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  • 2. 

    THE pHYSICAL FEATURES OF ITALY ENABLED THE ROMANS TO GROW

    • A.

      GRAINS, CITRUS FRUITS, GRAPES AND OLIVES

    • B.

      ONLY TREES FOR WOOD AND GRAINS

    • C.

      ONLY CITRUS FRUITS AND GRAPES

    • D.

      ONLY OLIVES AND GRAPES

    Correct Answer
    A. GRAINS, CITRUS FRUITS, GRAPES AND OLIVES
    Explanation
    The physical features of Italy, such as its fertile soil, mild climate, and access to water sources like rivers and the Mediterranean Sea, provided favorable conditions for the Romans to grow a variety of crops. Grains, such as wheat and barley, could be cultivated in the fertile plains, while citrus fruits like oranges and lemons, grapes for wine production, and olive trees for olive oil could thrive in the Mediterranean climate. This diverse range of crops allowed the Romans to have a stable food supply and engage in trade and commerce.

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  • 3. 

    THE NAMES OF THE MOUNTAINS OF ITALY ARE

    • A.

      THE ALPS AND THE CARPATHIANS

    • B.

      THE ALPS AND THE PYRANNES

    • C.

      THE APPENNINES AND THE ALPS

    • D.

      THE APPENNINES AND THE PYRANNES

    Correct Answer
    C. THE APPENNINES AND THE ALPS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is THE APPENNINES AND THE ALPS. The Appennines and the Alps are both mountain ranges in Italy. The Appennines run the entire length of the Italian peninsula, while the Alps are located in the northern part of Italy, forming a natural border with countries like France and Switzerland. Both mountain ranges are known for their stunning landscapes and offer opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing.

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  • 4. 

    THE LEGEND OF AENEAS IS ABOUT

    • A.

      AENEAS HAVING 2 BABY BOYS

    • B.

      AENAES FIGHTING AND WINNING THE WAR OF TROY

    • C.

      AENAES COMING FROM TROY AND STARTING ROME

    • D.

      AENAES COMING FROM TROY AND MARRYING A PRINCESS IN ITALY

    Correct Answer
    C. AENAES COMING FROM TROY AND STARTING ROME
    Explanation
    The legend of Aeneas is about him coming from Troy and starting Rome. This is a significant part of the mythological story of Aeneas, as he is believed to be the founder of the Roman civilization. After the fall of Troy, Aeneas embarked on a journey that eventually led him to Italy, where he settled and established the city of Rome. This narrative is described in Virgil's epic poem, the Aeneid, and is considered a crucial foundation myth for the Roman people.

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  • 5. 

    ROME'S EARLY KINGS WERE

    • A.

      ROMANS

    • B.

      GREEK

    • C.

      LATINS

    • D.

      ETRUSCANS

    Correct Answer
    D. ETRUSCANS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ETRUSCANS. The Etruscans were a civilization that inhabited the region of Etruria, which is modern-day Tuscany in Italy. They played a significant role in the early history of Rome, particularly during the period of the Roman Kingdom. The Etruscans influenced Roman culture, architecture, and political institutions. They introduced the Romans to various aspects of civilization, including writing, religion, and the arts. The Etruscans ruled over Rome as kings before the establishment of the Roman Republic. Their influence on early Roman society was profound and laid the foundation for the development of the Roman Empire.

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  • 6. 

    THE OTHER LEGEND OF ROME INVOLVES TWO YOUNG BROTHERS BY THE NAMES OF :

    Correct Answer
    ROMULUS AND REMUS
    REMUS AND ROMULUS
    ROMULUS & REMUS
    REMUS & ROMULUS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ROMULUS AND REMUS. The question is asking for the names of two young brothers in the legend of Rome. The names ROMULUS AND REMUS are commonly associated with the founding of Rome, as they were said to be the twin brothers who were raised by a she-wolf and eventually went on to establish the city. The other options simply rearrange the order of the names but still refer to the same brothers.

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  • 7. 

    RULERS WITH ABSOLUTE POWER ARE: 

    Correct Answer
    DICTATORS
    Explanation
    Rulers with absolute power are referred to as dictators. Dictators have complete control over the government and the people, with no limitations or checks on their authority. They exercise their power without any accountability or democratic processes. Dictators often seize power through force or manipulation and maintain their control through repression and suppression of opposition. They make all major decisions and have the final say in all matters, without any regard for the will or rights of the people.

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  • 8. 

    THE COMMON PEOPLE OF ROME WERE CALLED

    • A.

      PLEBEIANS

    • B.

      ROMANS

    • C.

      PATRICIANS

    • D.

      LATINS

    • E.

      ETRUSCANS

    Correct Answer
    A. PLEBEIANS
    Explanation
    The common people of Rome were called Plebeians. This term refers to the lower class citizens who were not part of the aristocracy or the ruling class. The Plebeians made up the majority of the Roman population and were typically engaged in farming, trade, and other common occupations. They had limited political rights and were often at odds with the Patricians, the upper class citizens who held most of the power and privilege in Roman society. The Plebeians played a significant role in the struggle for political and social rights in ancient Rome.

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  • 9. 

    THEN NOBLES WHO HAD THE POWER AND CAME FROM OLD , RICH AND FAMOUS FAMILIES OF ROME WERE CALLED

    Correct Answer
    PATRICIANS
    THE PATRICIANS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Patricians, the Patricians." In ancient Rome, the term "Patricians" referred to the nobles who held power and came from old, wealthy, and well-known families. The repetition of "the Patricians" emphasizes the specific group being described.

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  • 10. 

    LEGEND SAYS THAT THE TWO TWIN BROTHERS WERE SAVED AND TAKEN CARE OF BY A:

    Correct Answer
    WOLF
    FEMALE WOLF
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "FEMALE WOLF" because the question states that the twin brothers were saved and taken care of by someone. Since a female wolf is mentioned as an option, it can be inferred that the female wolf is the one who saved and took care of the twin brothers.

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