Ancient Rome Quiz: What Do You Know About Ancient Rome?

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What do you know about ancient Rome and The Roman Empire? Check your knowledge with this Ancient Rome test. Ancient Rome refers to the Roman civilization from the rising of Rome city to the downfall of the Western Roman Empire. The ancient Romans conquered the major parts of Europe and northern Africa. If you know a lot about ancient Rome, the quiz below will not be challenging for you. You can easily secure more than 80% marks on this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What Animal was Roulus and Remus raised by?
    • A. 

      Chickens

    • B. 

      Wolfs

    • C. 

      Cows

    • D. 

      Monkeys

  • 2. 
    Who led Carthage's forces across the Alps in the Second Punic War??
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Hannibal

    • C. 

      Hasdrubal

    • D. 

      Scipio

  • 3. 
    ______________ became the first king of Rome after killing his brother Remus.
    • A. 

      Romulus

    • B. 

      Aeneas

    • C. 

      Tarquin

    • D. 

      Lucius

  • 4. 
    What river runs through the center of Rome?
    • A. 

      Po

    • B. 

      Tiber

    • C. 

      Arno

    • D. 

      Nile

  • 5. 
    The Romans defeated the _____________________ during the rise of the Republic.
    • A. 

      Samnites

    • B. 

      Greeks

    • C. 

      Etruscans

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    There were ______________Punic Wars.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 7. 
    Ancient Rome's ______________ consisted of _____ men who served for life and propose laws and debate on important issues.
    • A. 

      Senate, 450

    • B. 

      Senate, 300

    • C. 

      Praetors, 250

    • D. 

      Senate, 250

  • 8. 
    The ____________ ________________ established that all free citizens had the right to be treated equally by the legal system.
    • A. 

      Twelve Tables

    • B. 

      Ten Cincinnatus

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    What mountain range runs all the way from Northern Italy to Southern Italy.
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Apennines

    • C. 

      Adriatic

    • D. 

      Corscica

  • 10. 
    ______________ were the wealthy landowners in Ancient Rome
    • A. 

      Plebians

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Consuls

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    The location of Rome made which activity an important part of its early economy?
    • A. 

      Shipbuilding

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Building

  • 14. 
    According to legend, who founded Rome?
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Etruscans

    • C. 

      Romulus and Remus

    • D. 

      Carthiginians

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    Augustus Caesar set up a new system of government and became the first emperor of Rome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Augustus Caesar was disliked by the people of Rome as he forced Roman to fight in many wars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Cincinnatus was a
    • A. 

      Farmer

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      Consul

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 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

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