Rome Early Settlers

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Rome Early Settlers

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  • 1. 
    From which city did the Romans believe their mythical founder, Aeneas, came?
    • A. 

      Byzantium

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Troy

    • D. 

      Corinth

    • E. 

      Latium

  • 2. 
    What was early Rome's first type of government?
    • A. 

      Monarchy.

    • B. 

      Parliamentary.

    • C. 

      Praetorian.

    • D. 

      Romulan.

  • 3. 
    Why does much about the Etruscans remain a mystery?
    • A. 

      We can't understand their language.

    • B. 

      They are considered a “mythical” people.

    • C. 

      They left very few artifacts behind.

    • D. 

      So far, we’ve found no writing

  • 4. 
    Most early Romans were _____________ .
    • A. 

      Etruscans.

    • B. 

      Farmers.

    • C. 

      Greeks.

    • D. 

      Slaves.

  • 5. 
    Who were Romulus and Remus?       
    • A. 

      Poets who wrote about early Rome .

    • B. 

      The two hills that early Rome was built on .

    • C. 

      Mythological twins who founded the city of Rome.

    • D. 

      The first two Roman historians.

  • 6. 
    Who were the first people to settle Rome? 
    • A. 

      The Latins.

    • B. 

      The Patricians.

    • C. 

      The Plebians.

    • D. 

      The Aeneans.

  • 7. 
    Why do Romans like to date the founding of their city to 753 BCE?
    • A. 

      That is when the last of the Etruscans left the city.

    • B. 

      According to myth, that is when a legendary hero named Romulus opened the first pizzeria.

    • C. 

      According to myth, that is when a legendary hero named Romulus founded the city.

    • D. 

      According to myth, that is when the gods created the seven hills on which Rome was built.

  • 8. 
    Where did the first settlers on the Italian peninsula probably come from?
    • A. 

      Spain, France, and Germany.

    • B. 

      Greece, Carthage, and Turkey.

    • C. 

      Romania, Iberia, and Liguria.

    • D. 

      Thor, Odin, and Loki.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following things did the Romans learn from the Etruscans? 
    • A. 

      ​How to pave roads and drain swamps.

    • B. 

      How to build temples and public squares.

    • C. 

      How to build a strong military ad wear a toga.

    • D. 

      How to speak Latin and write poetry.

  • 10. 
    Etruscans were one people unified by a shared history.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False