World History Chapter 5 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Members of the landholding upper class during the early Roman republic were called:
    • A. 

      Plebeians

    • B. 

      Tribunes

    • C. 

      Patricians

    • D. 

      Consuls

  • 2. 
    One reason why most conquered people remained loyal to Rome was:
    • A. 

      Rome didn't require them to pay taxes

    • B. 

      Rome allowed some of them to become citizens

    • C. 

      Rome allowed their leaders to become senators

    • D. 

      Rome threatened destruction if they rebelled

  • 3. 
    In the Punic Wars, Rome gained control of lands around the Mediterranean Sea by defeating:
    • A. 

      The Sicilians

    • B. 

      The Carthaginians

    • C. 

      The Persians

    • D. 

      The Greeks

  • 4. 
    What was the basic plot of the Aeneid?
    • A. 

      A hero escapes from the city of Troy to found Rome

    • B. 

      A hero escapes from fighting in Troy to go back home

    • C. 

      Roman senators rebel against the loss of liberty

    • D. 

      Roman women plot to show men the stupidity of war

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements is true about Jesus?
    • A. 

      His teachings were rooted in Jewish tradition

    • B. 

      He questioned the teachings of the Old Testament

    • C. 

      He encouraged Jews to rebel against the Romans

    • D. 

      He taught that there were many paths to God

  • 6. 
    Who was the great general that nearly defeated Rome in the Second Punic War?
    • A. 

      Mark Antony

    • B. 

      Hannibal

    • C. 

      Alexander

    • D. 

      Pompey

  • 7. 
    Julius Caesar's enemies assassinated him because:
    • A. 

      They were afraid he was setting himself up to become king

    • B. 

      They were angry about his many military failures in Gaul

    • C. 

      They were opposed to his military conquest of other lands

    • D. 

      They wanted to set up a candidate of their own as king

  • 8. 
    What was the popular Roman philosophy that focused on the importance of duty and acceptance of fate?
    • A. 

      Objectivism

    • B. 

      Stoicism

    • C. 

      Pragmatism

    • D. 

      Hellenism

  • 9. 
    Romans used their engineering skills to build:
    • A. 

      Cathedrals

    • B. 

      Printing presses

    • C. 

      Aqueducts

    • D. 

      Siege engines

  • 10. 
    What important change did Roman emperor Constantine make in 313 AD?
    • A. 

      He divided the empire into two parts

    • B. 

      He reestablished the Roman republic

    • C. 

      He granted religious toleration to Christians

    • D. 

      He moved the empire's capital to Jerusalem

  • 11. 
    Under pressure from attacks, the first land surrendered by the Roman empire was in:
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Britain