A Little Quiz On The Roman History

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 39

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Roman History Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What two things did the Romans get from the Etruscans?
    • A. 

      War tactics and supplies

    • B. 

      Alphabet and religious ideas

    • C. 

      Food and clothing

  • 2. 
    What is a republic?
    • A. 

      A group or nation that belongs to a king.

    • B. 

      A free nation.

    • C. 

      A form of government in which power rests with citizens who have the right to vote to select their leaders.

  • 3. 
    Who were the aristocratic landowners who held the most of the power?
    • A. 

      Patricians

    • B. 

      Plebeians

    • C. 

      All citizens

  • 4. 
    What were the plebeians made up of?
    • A. 

      Kings and their family

    • B. 

      Slaves and women

    • C. 

      The common farmers, artisans, and merchants

  • 5. 
    What idea did The Twelve Tables bring across?
    • A. 

      All slaves should have the right to vote.

    • B. 

      The king should not have more the 20 slaves.

    • C. 

      All free citizens, patricians and plebeians, had a right to be protected by the law.

  • 6. 
    The two consuls are in which branch of government?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the aristocratic branch of Rome's government?
    • A. 

      The Citizens Union

    • B. 

      The Senate

    • C. 

      The Republic

  • 8. 
    What is a dictator?
    • A. 

      A king who has lost power over 3 years

    • B. 

      A slave who has a child

    • C. 

      A leader who had absolute power to make laws and command an army

  • 9. 
    Who was the general and mastermind behind The Second Punic War?
    • A. 

      Atticus

    • B. 

      Hannibal

    • C. 

      Scipio

  • 10. 
    Who devised a plan to attack Carthage?
    • A. 

      Cannibal

    • B. 

      Fannae

    • C. 

      Scipio

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