World History Quiz: The Rise Of Rome

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World History Quiz: The Rise Of Rome

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Italian Peninsula is shaped like what?
    • A. 

      A boot/bone

    • B. 

      A star/flower

    • C. 

      A fish/shark

  • 2. 
    What is not a benefit of Rome's Apennines Mountain range?
    • A. 

      A natural defense

    • B. 

      A popular tourist attraction back in the 1500 B.C.E

    • C. 

      Easy to cross because it is not very rugged

    • D. 

      Support a larger population

  • 3. 
    Which of these groups were not known to inhabit Italy?
    • A. 

      Etruscans

    • B. 

      Greek Colonies

    • C. 

      Puritans

    • D. 

      Indo-Europeans

  • 4. 
    Established by Romulus & Remus, the Roman government was once what? What government was later established by Tarquinuis Superbus?
    • A. 

      Monarchy; Republic

    • B. 

      Oligarchy; Democracy

    • C. 

      Dictatorship; Aristocracy

    • D. 

      Republic; Monarchy

  • 5. 
    What did the Roman Confederation allow?
    • A. 

      Full Citizenship

    • B. 

      Money & Riches

    • C. 

      Marriage

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 6. 
    Livy was a historian that provided stories to teach Romans virtues?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The two classes of people in the Roman State were Patricians & the Plebeians. Which best describes the Patricians?
    • A. 

      Great Landowners

    • B. 

      The Masses

  • 8. 
     Which best describes the Plebeians?
    • A. 

      Great Landowners

    • B. 

      The Masses

  • 9. 
    What were the roles between the Roman consuls, practors and senate?
  • 10. 
    The following words can represent what war? Naval Power Vs. Land Power Sicily Carthage Defeat
    • A. 

      1st Punic War

    • B. 

      2nd Punic War

    • C. 

      3rd Punic War

  • 11. 
    The following words can represent what war? "Bye, Bye Carthage!!" "Hello, Pergamum!!"
    • A. 

      1st Punic War

    • B. 

      2nd Punic War

    • C. 

      3rd Punic War

  • 12. 
    The following words can represent what war? Elephants Scipio Africanas (Roman) No Supply Lines Carthage loses Spain
    • A. 

      1st Punic War

    • B. 

      2nd Punic War

    • C. 

      3rd Punic War

  • 13. 
    Who were Tiberius & Gaius, and how have their actions affected Rome and themselves?
  • 14. 
    Which of the following did General Marius not do?
    • A. 

      Recruited an army from urban and rural poor areas

    • B. 

      Made his soldiers swore an oath of loyalty

    • C. 

      Believed that the new system of military recruitment gave more power

    • D. 

      Was overthrown by his own soldiers

  • 15. 
    Who was Sulla?
  • 16. 
    Which of these men did not rise up to rule for power after Sulla?
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar

    • B. 

      Marcus Crassus

    • C. 

      Gaius Pompey

    • D. 

      Octavian Caesar

  • 17. 
    What was a triumvirate?
  • 18. 
    Who did senators vote to rule solely after the death of Crassus?
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Pompey

  • 19. 
    Who won the civil war between Caesar & Pompey?
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Pompey

  • 20. 
    After the death of Caesar, who were not one of the three men that formed the 2nd triumvirate to replace him?
    • A. 

      Mark Antony

    • B. 

      Octavian Caesar

    • C. 

      Lepidus

    • D. 

      Brutus

  • 21. 
    List the facts about the Age of Augustus.
    • A. 

      Claimed a restoration to the republic

    • B. 

      Gave some power to the senate

    • C. 

      Augustus was known as the "revered one"

    • D. 

      Set up a system of selecting own successor

    • E. 

      Dealt in another war with Carthage

  • 22. 
    Who did Caligula make a senator?
    • A. 

      A horse

    • B. 

      A donkey

    • C. 

      Octavian Caesar

  • 23. 
    Which is not true about Nero?
    • A. 

      Nero killed his mother

    • B. 

      Nero led the battle at Actium

    • C. 

      Nero set Rome on fire while he played the fiddle

  • 24. 
    He withdrew forces and built defensive structures. He was also named after a wall in Britain that prevented invaders from Scotland.
    • A. 

      Hadrian

    • B. 

      Trajan

  • 25. 
    He extended the Roman empire into Romania, Mesopotamia, and the Sinai Peninsula.
    • A. 

      Hadrian

    • B. 

      Trajan

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