Roman Empire Quiz Questions And Answers

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Roman Empire Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following people took over the rule after Caesar was killed?
    • A. 

      Nero

    • B. 

      Marcus Aurelius

    • C. 

      Octavian

    • D. 

      Alexander the Great

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was a luxury item that the Roman acquired from trade? Give all anwsers that apply.
    • A. 

      Silk

    • B. 

      Marble

    • C. 

      Gems

    • D. 

      Spices

  • 3. 
    Who is considered to be the 1st emperor of the Roman Empire?
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Octavian

    • C. 

      Hannibal

    • D. 

      Scipio Africanus

  • 4. 
    Which of the following describes the main concern of the Roman economy?
    • A. 

      Conquering more land in order to get rare goods to trade

    • B. 

      Feeding the soldiers and city dwellers

    • C. 

      Getting ostrich eggs from Nubia

    • D. 

      Getting elephants from Africa

  • 5. 
    True or False. Britian was not considered to be very rebellious in the Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The year historians claim the Roman Empire reached it's peak is
  • 7. 
    Sicily was one of the following that provided  Rome with much needed grain. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Augustus increased taxes so that he could pay for all his improvement plans and additions to the city. Did he really do this true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The pax romana ended during the reign of
  • 10. 
    33% of the Roman's Empire consisted of slaves. T or F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Octavian was the one responsible for starting the pax romana.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which job would be occupied by a member in the elite class?
    • A. 

      Farmer

    • B. 

      Shopkeeper

    • C. 

      Judge

    • D. 

      Soldier

  • 13. 
    The Circus Maximus was a large place where Romans would go to watch and enjoy events like chariot races.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    2% of the Roman Empire consisted of the elite class.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Tiberius took over after the death of Octavian.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Amber was NOT a good that was manufactured in Italian communites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The emperor in charge at Rome's height was Julius Caesar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Augustus,Tiberius,Trajan
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Insulae is the name given to "apartment-building-like" structures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Agriculture is considered to be the backbone of the Roman economy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The pax romana was a time of peace and unity during the Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of the following pairs of items did traders bring from Africa?
    • A. 

      Ostrich eggs and Ivory

    • B. 

      Tigers and ostrich eggs

    • C. 

      Ivory and incense

    • D. 

      Incense and tigers

  • 23. 
    Silk was an item that was acquired from the Far East.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Mining was the largest industury in the Roman empire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Only a small portion of the pop. could afford to purchase  such goods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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