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Roman Roads Quiz

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1. Why were Roman roads straight?

a. To make them less muddy
b. It was a quicker and safer way to get to where you were going.
c. Romans thought they looked better that way.

2. In the beginning Roman Roads were primarily built to

a. to speed up the travel of tourists
b. to move trade goods from one place to another
c. quickly move Roman soldiers (troops) from 1 part of the Empire to another

3. Romans found it was quicker to move Roman troops quicker over long distance by
a. chariots
b. ships
c. roads

2. ______
3. ________
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