Retake Ancient Rome Vocabulary Test

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Retake Ancient Rome Vocabulary Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Large estates that replaced small farms in Rome
  • 2. 
    A ruler who has complete power over a country
  • 3. 
    A vote that blocks a decision; to refuse to approve
  • 4. 
    A moveable bridge on the front of a ship, used to make battle at sea more like battle on land 
  • 5. 
    In ancient Rome, a group of three leaders sharing control of the government.
  • 6. 
    Ancient Roman tax collectors
  • 7. 
    Soldiers in the Roman army
  • 8. 
    Members of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers,merchants, artisan and traders 
    • A. 

      Publicans

    • B. 

      Plebeians

    • C. 

      Patricians

    • D. 

      Legion

  • 9. 
    A military unit of the ancient Roman army, made up of about 5,000 foot soldiers and a group of soldiers on horseback.
    • A. 

      Plebeians

    • B. 

      Legion

    • C. 

      Veto

    • D. 

      Rubicon

  • 10. 
    An ancient city-state in N Africa, near modern Tunis founded by the Phoenicians, destroyed in 146 b.c. in the last Punic War. 
    • A. 

      Tariffs

    • B. 

      Consuls

    • C. 

      Carthage

    • D. 

      Corvus

  • 11. 
    Two officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies.
    • A. 

      Tribunes

    • B. 

      Consuls

    • C. 

      Corvus

    • D. 

      Tariffs

  • 12. 
    The wealthy class in Roman society;landowners
    • A. 

      Patricians

    • B. 

      Plebeians

    • C. 

      Publicans

    • D. 

      Tribunes

  • 13. 
    A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting.
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Rubicon

    • D. 

      Communism

  • 14. 
    The ruler of an empire is an emperor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A rubicon is line that when crossed permits no return-to late to change your mind
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A military unit of the ancient Roman army is a legionaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A corvus is officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Roman laws written down and placed in forum were known as Twelve Books.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The wars between Rome and Carthage fought in 200'sB.C. was known as the Persian Wars. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False