Social Studies Chapter 8

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Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A human-made channel for carrying water long distances...
    • A. 

      Cicero

    • B. 

      Aqueduct

    • C. 

      Latifundia

    • D. 

      Pax Romana

  • 2. 
    Artisans, shopkeepers, and owners of small farms...
    • A. 

      Veto

    • B. 

      Apennines

    • C. 

      Aqueduct

    • D. 

      Piebeians

  • 3. 
    A large farming estate
    • A. 

      Dictator

    • B. 

      Latifundia

    • C. 

      Scipto

    • D. 

      Triumvirate

  • 4. 
    A ruler with complete control of the state
    • A. 

      Dictator

    • B. 

      Republic

    • C. 

      Handrian

    • D. 

      Patricians

  • 5. 
    A form of government in which the citizens vote for its leader
    • A. 

      Patricians

    • B. 

      Republic

    • C. 

      Aeneas

    • D. 

      Praetors

  • 6. 
    A "good emperor" who built a wall in Britain
    • A. 

      Praetors

    • B. 

      Aeneas

    • C. 

      Patricians

    • D. 

      Handrian

  • 7. 
    Means "Romas Peace"
    • A. 

      Cicero

    • B. 

      Latifundia

    • C. 

      Pax Romana

    • D. 

      Veto

  • 8. 
    The Trojan hero of the epic the Aeneid
    • A. 

      Aeneas

    • B. 

      Praetors

    • C. 

      Patricians

    • D. 

      Handrian

  • 9. 
    The Latin word that menas "I forbid"
    • A. 

      Appennines

    • B. 

      Aqueduct

    • C. 

      Piebeians

    • D. 

      Veto

  • 10. 
    The mountain range that runs the length of Italy
    • A. 

      Pax Pomana

    • B. 

      Apennines

    • C. 

      Scipio

    • D. 

      Aeneas

  • 11. 
    Interpreted laws and acted as judges
    • A. 

      Praetors

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Republic

    • D. 

      Triumvirate

  • 12. 
    Roman general who helped win the Second Punic War
    • A. 

      Scipio

    • B. 

      Handrian

    • C. 

      Aeneas

    • D. 

      Cicero

  • 13. 
    Rome's greatest public speaker
    • A. 

      Scipio

    • B. 

      Handrian

    • C. 

      Aeneas

    • D. 

      Ciero

  • 14. 
    Wealthy landowners / ruling class
    • A. 

      Latifundia

    • B. 

      Piebeians

    • C. 

      Patricians

    • D. 

      Praetors

  • 15. 
    Political alliance of 3 people
    • A. 

      Director

    • B. 

      Triumvirate

    • C. 

      Patricians

    • D. 

      Plebeians

  • 16. 
    What were the Twelve Tables?
    • A. 

      Rome's first written laws

    • B. 

      The tables in the Senate

    • C. 

      The seats in the courtroom

    • D. 

      The leaders of the Senate

  • 17. 
    Who was Cincinnatus?
    • A. 

      A dictator who served 16 days

    • B. 

      A dictator in power until his death

    • C. 

      A plebeian

    • D. 

      A member of the Senate

  • 18. 
    Tiberius and Galus Gracchus wanted to
    • A. 

      Give women the right to vote

    • B. 

      Give land to the poor

    • C. 

      Take over Roman government

    • D. 

      Free all enslaved people

  • 19. 
    Rome fought ________ in the Punic Wars for control of the Mediterranean regions.
    • A. 

      Sicity

    • B. 

      Phoenicia

    • C. 

      Carthage

    • D. 

      Greece

  • 20. 
    According to traditional legend, who founded the city of Rome?
    • A. 

      Helen of Troy

    • B. 

      Romulus & Remus

    • C. 

      Aristotle & Plato

    • D. 

      Juilus Caesar

  • 21. 
    At the Battle of Atcium, Antony and Cieopatra
    • A. 

      Were killed

    • B. 

      Defeated Octavian

    • C. 

      Killed themselves

    • D. 

      Surrendered

  • 22. 
    The Romans reorganized their soldiers into groups called ______ of about 6000 men.
    • A. 

      Legions

    • B. 

      Leaders

    • C. 

      Battle men

    • D. 

      Soldier legions

  • 23. 
    The Romans overthrew the _________ and set up the republican form of government where people were treated fairly.
    • A. 

      Tarquins

    • B. 

      Latins

    • C. 

      Greeks

    • D. 

      Romans

  • 24. 
    What title did Octavian take?
    • A. 

      Cicero

    • B. 

      Antony

    • C. 

      King

    • D. 

      Augustus

  • 25. 
    The emperor _________ gave his favorite horse the position as consul.
    • A. 

      Caliguia

    • B. 

      Ciaudius

    • C. 

      Antony

    • D. 

      Nero

  • 26. 
    Crassus, Julius Caesar, and ________ were part of the First triumvirate.
    • A. 

      Antony

    • B. 

      Pompey

    • C. 

      Nero

    • D. 

      Octavian

  • 27. 
    In 494BC, many Roman piebeians ______ to protest for equal rights.
    • A. 

      Moved to another country

    • B. 

      Cried

    • C. 

      Went on strike

    • D. 

      Burned buildings

  • 28. 
    What happened in March 15 44BC?
    • A. 

      Ceaser began a civil war

    • B. 

      Ceasar's enemies killed him

    • C. 

      The Council of Piebs met

    • D. 

      All slaved people were free