Roman Culture 7 Practice Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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Roman Culture 7 Practice Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In ancient Rome, mothers were more powerful than fathers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Roman term for "head of the household" is:
    • A. 

      Paternitas

    • B. 

      Paterfamilias

    • C. 

      Patria

    • D. 

      Pater noster

  • 3. 
    A Roman father had control over his children
    • A. 

      Until the children turned 18

    • B. 

      As long as he was alive

    • C. 

      Until the children left home

    • D. 

      Until the children got married

  • 4. 
    A matrona had no real duties in a household. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Latin term for children is:
    • A. 

      Discipuli

    • B. 

      Adulescentes

    • C. 

      Puerilitas

    • D. 

      Liberi

  • 6. 
    A Roman slave who ran away was considered guilty of theft.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The word "ancilla" means"
    • A. 

      Handmaiden

    • B. 

      Serf

    • C. 

      Mistress

    • D. 

      Girl

  • 8. 
    The Latin word "familia" means the exact same thing as "family" in English.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Latin word for freed slave is:
    • A. 

      Dominus

    • B. 

      Patronus

    • C. 

      Libertus

    • D. 

      Cliens

  • 10. 
    A freed slave usually received his former master's family name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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