What Do You Know About Pompeii And Herculaneum?

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What Do You Know About Pompeii And Herculaneum?

What do you know about Pompeii and Herculaneum? These two towns have a lot in common not just they are in Italy but also because they met their end thanks to volcano eruptions that wiped out and preserved them. What more can you tell us about the two places? Take up the quiz below and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The feature in the source is called?
    • A. 

      A thermapolium

    • B. 

      A Triclinium

    • C. 

      A peristilium

    • D. 

      A tablinum

  • 2. 
    What house is the source from?
    • A. 

      House of Menander

    • B. 

      House of the Tragic poet

    • C. 

      House of the Faun

    • D. 

      Villa Regina Boscoreale

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the archaeologist who was chief archaeologist of Pompeii during the second world war?
    • A. 

      Maiuri

    • B. 

      Spinazolla

    • C. 

      Fiorelli

    • D. 

      Mau

  • 4. 
    What is the style of column which frames the Eastern side of the Pompeiian forum?
    • A. 

      Corinthian

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Doric

    • D. 

      Ptolemaic

  • 5. 
    What was one impact of the WW2 bombing of Pompeii?
    • A. 

      The buildings at the southern end of the forum were damaged

    • B. 

      The Triclinium in the House of the Faun was destroyed

    • C. 

      The mantic hands were uncovered during repair efforts

    • D. 

      The temple of Jupiter was damaged

  • 6. 
    According to August Mau's work, what is the art style of the source?
    • A. 

      Style I

    • B. 

      Style II

    • C. 

      Style III

    • D. 

      Style IV

  • 7. 
    Where in Pompeii is the source located
    • A. 

      Eastern side of the forum

    • B. 

      Western side of the forum

    • C. 

      The suburban baths

    • D. 

      The central baths

  • 8. 
    An archaeologist would use this mosaic as evidence of what?
    • A. 

      Pompeii was in a wealthy food producing area

    • B. 

      That the Pompeiians enjoyed a very varied diet

    • C. 

      That wealthy pompeiians enjoyed art on everyday subjects

    • D. 

      That wealthy Pompeiians ate local produce in their diet

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Ancient Pompeiian punishments for slaves

    • B. 

      Methods of cleaning clothes in Pompeii

    • C. 

      Social status within Pompeiian society

    • D. 

      Gender inequality in Pompeii