Social Studies Test: Roman Republic And Empire

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Roman Republic Quizzes & Trivia

This is a test i made to help study for the rome test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the story of Cincinnatus? Summarize the story in four bullet points. The last bullet should explain why he is considered to be a "hero and role model".
  • 2. 
    The mix of Roman and Greek traditions is called ________.
  • 3. 
    What was the Roman road system like?
  • 4. 
    The road system was originally used for _________ ___________.
  • 5. 
    The road system in Rome was also useful for ________, _____, and it  _______________________________.
  • 6. 
    In it's very early years, Rome was what type of government?
  • 7. 
    How was class determined in ancient Rome?
  • 8. 
    What were the three things that the plebeians demanded early in the Roman Republic and what do we have as proof that these demands were met?
  • 9. 
    How did the plebeians achieve these goals?
  • 10. 
    How does the plebeians walking out of the city relate to our world today?
  • 11. 
    What is the Romulus and Remus myth? Be able to summarize it in four bullet points.
  • 12. 
    What branch do the consuls and president of the United States represent?
  • 13. 
    Which of these are public servants?
    • A. 

      The mayor of Cincinnati

    • B. 

      The Indian Hill Rangers

    • C. 

      Architect

    • D. 

      The President

    • E. 

      Bill Gates

  • 14. 
    Which of these are private workers?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs (CEO of Apple Inc.)

    • B. 

      The New York Police Department

    • C. 

      The owner of McDonald's

    • D. 

      A physician

  • 15. 
    President _________ started our modern highway system.
  • 16. 
    What are the three legislative bodies of Rome?
  • 17. 
    Check those that are true about consuls:
    • A. 

      There were 2 consuls

    • B. 

      Both were patrician

    • C. 

      They represented the judicial branch

    • D. 

      They were apart of the executive branch

    • E. 

      They served 4 years

    • F. 

      Served only one year

    • G. 

      They had the power to veto

    • H. 

      One consul was patrician and one was plebeian

  • 18. 
    Check those that are true about senators:
    • A. 

      There were 500 senators (250 patrician, 250 plebeian)

    • B. 

      There were 300 senators (150 patrician, 150 plebiean)

    • C. 

      Served for life

    • D. 

      Served for 3 years

    • E. 

      Controlled foreign policies and treasury

    • F. 

      Were almost insignificant in the Roman republic system

    • G. 

      Most powerful group in Roman republican government

  • 19. 
    Check those that are true about the tribunes:
    • A. 

      There were 80 tribunes

    • B. 

      There were 10 tribunes (5 patrician, 5 plebeian)

    • C. 

      There were 10 tribunes (all plebeian)

    • D. 

      Protected rights for plebeians

    • E. 

      Had no say whatsoever

    • F. 

      Could veto a piece of legislation as a group

    • G. 

      Served for life

    • H. 

      Served for 4 years

  • 20. 
    Check those that are true about the citizen's assembly:
    • A. 

      Composed of EVERYBODY that lived in Rome

    • B. 

      Only composed of adult male citizens

    • C. 

      The ratio of patricians to plebeians in the city had nothing to do with the numbers of each group in the citizen's assembly

    • D. 

      The ratio of patrician to plebeian citizens assemblies reflected their numbers in the population

    • E. 

      Nominated senators

    • F. 

      Nominated consuls

    • G. 

      Could veto a piece of legislation

    • H. 

      Could reject or approve, but their choice didn't count

  • 21. 
    In a democratic republic, who had the power?
  • 22. 
    What is one advantage and disadvantage of living in a democratic republic?
  • 23. 
    In the dictatorship, who has the power?
  • 24. 
    What are an advantage and disadvantage to a dictatorship?
  • 25. 
    Explain the words "Roman" and "Italy".
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