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Did you know that Rome had Kings long before it started having emperors? The Ancient Romans were very good when it came to architecture, such that most of their buildings are still standing tall. Tourists have traveled far and wide to get a glimpse of how the Romans lived. See how much you know about this great empire by taking the interesting trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Ancient Romans used horses and chariots? 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Ancient Romans did indeed use horses and chariots. Horses were an essential part of Roman society and were used for transportation, agriculture, and warfare. Chariots, on the other hand, were primarily used in races and military campaigns. They were also used for ceremonial purposes and were associated with the Roman gladiatorial games. Therefore, the statement "The Ancient Romans used horses and chariots" is true.

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  • 2. 

    Ancient Romans wore Clothing called a Toga or a Tunic.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Ancient Romans indeed wore clothing called a toga or a tunic. The toga was a large, loose-fitting garment made of wool and was worn by Roman citizens for formal occasions. On the other hand, the tunic was a simpler, shorter garment that was worn by both men and women on a daily basis. These clothing items were an integral part of Roman culture and were used to denote social status and identity.

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  • 3. 

    The ancient Romans ate Almonds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True the Ancient Romans ate many foods such as almonds, Beef, pork, fish, carrots, pears, apples and mushrooms.

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  • 4. 

    Ancient Romans didn't have a hierarchy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Ancient Romans didn't have a hierarchy" is false. The ancient Roman society had a well-defined hierarchical structure. At the top of the hierarchy were the emperor and the ruling elite, followed by the senatorial class, equestrians, and common citizens. Slaves occupied the lowest position in the social hierarchy. This hierarchical structure was essential for maintaining social order and control in ancient Rome.

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  • 5. 

    Apollo was the messenger of the gods.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False Mercury was the messenger of the gods

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  • 6. 

    All Roman gods have the same names as planets.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False Juno is not a planet nor is Dianna, Minerva, Vista, Bacchus, Vulcan, Cupid, Orpheus, or Hercules.

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  • 7. 

    Pegasus was a god.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Pegasus was the winged horse that could fly. He helped Hercules on his many deadly adventures.

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  • 8. 

    Poor Romans lived in tiny huts with no more than 2 rooms.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that poor Romans lived in small huts with a maximum of 2 rooms. This implies that their living conditions were cramped and lacked space. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 9. 

    The Roman army used bronze for only their weapons and army.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Romans used bronze extensively for everything from statues to pots and piping and everything in between.

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  • 10. 

     Powerful kings of Ancient Rome had many wives.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Kings could have as many wives as they wished as long as he treated them equally

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