The Roman World

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The ancient Romans truly succeeded in inventing and innovating their way to become one of the most prominent empires of the ancient world. They are known for putting fights for entertainment between people and animals. Take up the quiz and see what more you know about the roman world and history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Member of the landholding upper class.
    • A. 

      Consul

    • B. 

      Patrician

    • C. 

      Plebeian

    • D. 

      Dictator

  • 2. 
    Government with officials chosen by the people.
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Plebeian

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 3. 
    Ruler with complete governmental control.
    • A. 

      Patrician

    • B. 

      Republic

    • C. 

      Dictator

    • D. 

      Consul

  • 4. 
    People elected to supervise the business of government and command armies.
    • A. 

      Dictator

    • B. 

      Consul

    • C. 

      Patrician

    • D. 

      Plebeian

  • 5. 
    The majority of the population made up of farmers, merchants, artisans, and traders.
    • A. 

      Patricians

    • B. 

      Consul

    • C. 

      Legions

    • D. 

      Plebeians

  • 6. 
    Which of the following geographical aspects did not make it easier to unify Italy?
    • A. 

      No small, isolated valleys

    • B. 

      Thousands of rocky islands

    • C. 

      Broad, fertile plains for settlements

    • D. 

      Apennine Mountains were not very rugged

  • 7. 
    When was a dictator chosen to rule in the Roman republic?
    • A. 

      In the event of war

    • B. 

      At all times

    • C. 

      When the plebeians rioted

    • D. 

      When the senate was disbanded

  • 8. 
    Which statement does not describe how Rome treated the people it conquered?
    • A. 

      Some were granted full citizenship.

    • B. 

      They were often allowed to keep their own customs and local government.

    • C. 

      They were forced to pay taxes and acknowledge Roman leadership.

    • D. 

      All conquered people were sold into slavery.

  • 9. 
    A Roman god similar to the all-powerful Greek god Zeus was
    • A. 

      Neptune.

    • B. 

      Mars.

    • C. 

      Juno.

    • D. 

      Jupiter.

  • 10. 
    What did Rome do to protect its conquests?
    • A. 

      Posted signs at its boundaries

    • B. 

      Built roads and posted soldiers

    • C. 

      Incorporated latin language, customs, beliefs

    • D. 

      Levied taxes