Quiz Over The Ancient Roman Republic!

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Quiz Over The Ancient Roman Republic!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The story of Romulus and Remus showed that the Romans valued.
    • A. 

      Loyalty and justice

    • B. 

      Cities in low, flat areas

    • C. 

      People that were not favored by the gods

    • D. 

      Lawbreakers who don't get punished

  • 2. 
    Rome was located at the center of a long
    • A. 

      Pennisula

    • B. 

      Island

    • C. 

      Subcontinent

    • D. 

      Continent

  • 3. 
    Why did the Romans create a republic?
    • A. 

      To limit the powers of any king

    • B. 

      To defend themselves from the Etruscans

    • C. 

      So that judges could make laws

  • 4. 
    The main reason many Plebeians were out of work in Rome was that
    • A. 

      Patricians worked on the land

    • B. 

      Huge farms had been broken up into small farms

    • C. 

      Much of the work was done by the conquered slaves

    • D. 

      Roman laws required it

  • 5. 
    Who killed Julius Caesar?
    • A. 

      A Carthaginian soldier

    • B. 

      His adopted son Octavian (Augustus)

    • C. 

      His wife

    • D. 

      A group of senators

  • 6. 
    Who temporarily had all the powers of a king?
    • A. 

      Consul

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      Patrician

    • D. 

      Senate

  • 7. 
    A republic form of government is where citizens get to vote for their leaders
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Patricians treated the Plebeians with respect by electing them into the senate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The last Etruscan king was driven out of Rome in 509 B.C.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    After  Caesar died in 44 B.C., his adopted son Octavian (Augustus) became emperor of the Roman Empire after 17 years of civil war.
    • A. 

      200 B.C.

    • B. 

      44 B.C.

    • C. 

      230 A.D.

    • D. 

      27 B.C.

  • 11. 
    How many Punic Wars were there?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      A lot

  • 12. 
    This leader of the Carthaginians defeated the Romans in the 2nd Punic War
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Hamilicar

    • C. 

      Augustus

    • D. 

      Hannibal

  • 13. 
    Where is Carthage?
    • A. 

      Gaul

    • B. 

      Northen Africa

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Brittania

  • 14. 
    At the height of the Roman Empire, how many present day countries made up the empire?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      35

  • 15. 
    What did a "veto" mean in the Roman Republic
    • A. 

      "throw away"

    • B. 

      "I forbide it"

    • C. 

      "kill it"