Ancient Rome Test

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Ancient Rome Test

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  • 1. 
    Who led Carthage's forces across the Alps in the Second Punic War??
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Hannibal

    • C. 

      Hasdrubal

    • D. 

      Scipio

  • 2. 
    ______________ became the first king of Rome after killing his brother Remus.
    • A. 

      Romulus

    • B. 

      Aeneas

    • C. 

      Tarquin

  • 3. 
    What river runs through the center of Rome?
    • A. 

      Po

    • B. 

      Tiber

    • C. 

      Arno

    • D. 

      Nile

  • 4. 
    The Romans defeated the _____________________ during the rise of the Republic.
    • A. 

      Samnites

    • B. 

      Greeks

    • C. 

      Etruscans

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    There were ______________Punic Wars.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 6. 
    Ancient Rome's ______________ consisted of _____ men who served for life and propose laws and debate on important issues.
    • A. 

      Praetors, 250

    • B. 

      Senate, 450

    • C. 

      Senate, 300

  • 7. 
    The ____________ ________________ established that all free citizens had the right to be treated equally by the legal system.
    • A. 

      Twelve Tables

    • B. 

      Ten Cincinnatus

  • 8. 
    What mountain range runs all the way from Northern Italy to Southern Italy
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Apennines

    • C. 

      Adriatic

  • 9. 
    ______________ were the wealthy landowners in Ancient Rome
    • A. 

      Plebians

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Consuls

  • 10. 
    The ____________ were the common people in ancient Rome.This group was not allowed to make decisions in the government.
    • A. 

      Plebians

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Slaves

    • D. 

      Tribunes

  • 11. 
    What factor most contributed to the early success of Roman agriculture?
    • A. 

      Mild climate and fertile lands

    • B. 

      Government run farms

    • C. 

      Rainy climate

    • D. 

      Advanced farming methods

  • 12. 
    The location of Rome made which activity an important part of its early economy?
    • A. 

      Shipbuilding

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Fishing

  • 13. 
    According to legend, who founded Rome?
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Etruscans

    • C. 

      Romulus and Remus

    • D. 

      Carthiginians

  • 14. 
    Which of these features of the Roman government is also found in the republic of the United States?
    • A. 

      Government is divided into three parts

    • B. 

      Citizens elect leaders

    • C. 

      Dictators have a limited term

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 15. 
    Why was Julius Caesar important to the history of Ancient Rome?
    • A. 

      He became the first dictator for life in Rome

    • B. 

      Won many battles granting Rome more land

    • C. 

      Changed the calendar to the one we use today

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Augustus Caesar set up a new system of government and became the first emperor of Rome?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Augustus Caesar was disliked by the people of Rome as he forced Roman to fight in many wars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Cincinnatus was a
    • A. 

      Farmer

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      Consul

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    What Animal was Roulus and Remus raised by?
    • A. 

      Chickens

    • B. 

      Wolfs

    • C. 

      Cows

    • D. 

      Monkeys

  • 20. 
    The City of Rome was founded on  ___________ hills.
    • A. 

      Twelve

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Elephant

    • D. 

      Alps

  • 21. 
    The twelve tables was Rome's written laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A republic is where the land is ruled by kings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Tripartite means to have two parts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Julius and Augustus Caesar were brothers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Hannibal is considered one of he best generals of all time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False