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Chapter

2 Quiz 6) At its height, the Roman Empire


The Rise and Fall of Rome included (DO NOW 09/14/2017,
Key Version B page 34)
a) Most of Africa, Asia, and Europe.
1) What is the key version for the quiz? b) Western Europe and the
a) A Mediterranean regions.
b) B c) Germany and nearby regions.
d) The regions east of the Caspian Sea.
2) Which event marked the beginning
of the Roman Republic? (DO NOW 7) What did the end of Pax Romana
09/11/2017, page 30) mean for the empire? (DO NOW
a) The assassination of Julius Caesar 09/18/2017, page 34)
b) The overthrow of Etruscan rule a) An economic boom
c) Established the Twelve Tables b) A rise in the number of practicing
d) The rise of Augustus Christians
c) A time of great achievements in the
3) Why was the consuls term of office arts and sciences
limited to one year? (DO NOW d) An increasing struggles to maintain
09/11/2017, page 30) stable borders and internal peace
a) To allow as many people as possible
to be consuls 8) Why was the military less effective
b) To prevent them from gaining too after the second century? (DO NOW
much power 09/19/2017, page 32)
c) Because the first consuls only served a) The draft ended, and fewer men
a year wanted to be soldiers.
d) Because the consuls then became the b) The army was scattered across a
commanders-in-chief of the army very wide area.
c) The troops were needed to maintain
4) In what way were Augustus and control in newly conquered
Julius Caesar similar? (DO NOW territories.
09/11/2017, page 30) d) Soldiers no longer were loyal to the
a) Both upheld republican ideals. emperor.
b) Both held the title of emperor.
c) Both had absolute power. 9) An important principle of Roman
d) Both expanded the government. law was that (DO NOW 09/19/2017,
page 32)
5) The growing gap between the rich a) Citizens had freedom of speech.
and poor in Rome (DO NOW b) Property could not be taken without
09/14/2017, page 34) just cause.
a) Threatened Romes stability. c) All citizens had freedom of religion.
b) Led to the start of Pax Romana. d) A person was innocent until proven
c) Had little effect on the empire. guilty.
d) Was the direct result of the policies
of Augustus.







10) According to the map, which of the 15)Who were the brothers that were
following statements about the raised by a wolf, and later became
Byzantine Empire under Justinian is the founders of Ancient Rome?
accurate? (DO NOW 09/20/2017, a) Abel and Cain
page 36) b) Abraham and Jesus
a) Justinian reconquered many of the c) Augustus and Julius Caesar
areas held by the Franks. d) Augustus and Romulus
b) Under Justinian, the Byzantine e) Romulus and Remus
Empire grew larger.
c) Justinian kept the borders of the 16)What is NOT in Rome?
Byzantine Empire stable. a) Coliseum
d) Justinian reduced the size of the b) Christ Redeemer Statue
Byzantine Empire. c) Pantheon
d) Trevi Foundation
11) As shown on the map, e) Vatican
Constantinoples location (DO NOW
09/20/2017, page 36) 17)Who was the last Etruscan king to
a) Meant it could not be reached by rule Rome?
traders. a) Augustus
b) Was impossible to defend from b) Diocletian
attacks by land. c) Julius Caesar
c) Was on major trade routes between d) Justinian
Europe and Asia. e) Tarquin
d) Had no effect on its military or
economic situation. 18)What is a form of government in
which citizens vote to elect leaders?
12)From 700 to 500 B.C., what 3 groups a) Aqueduct
lived on the Italian peninsula? b) Civil War
a) Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks c) Emperor
b) Chinese, Latins, Greeks d) Mosaic
c) Egyptians, Jews, Huns e) Republic
d) Latins, Greeks, and Etruscans
e) Latins, Egyptians, Germans 19)In the Roman, who could vote?
a) All free-born females
13)The first Roman settlements were b) All free-born males
built near what river? c) All free-born males and females
a) Euphrates River d) All Romans
b) Indus River e) All slaves
c) Nile River
d) Tiber River 20) In the Roman Republic, there are
e) Tigris River how many consuls?
a) 1
14)The Romans traded throughout what b) 2
sea? c) 10
a) Atlantic Sea d) 100
b) Baltic Sea e) 300
c) Caribbean Sea
d) Coral Sea
e) Mediterranean Sea
21) In the Punic Wars, whom did the 27) Christianity is a religion based on
Romans fight? the teachings and life of whom?
a) Christians a) Abraham
b) Carthage b) Augustus
c) Greeks c) Buddha
d) Other Romans d) Jesus
e) Senate e) Julius Caesar

22) Who killed Julius Caesar, and were 28) What Roman province was Jesus
named Liberators? born?
a) Disease a) Carthage
b) Enemy Soldiers b) Egypt
c) Roman Slaves c) Gaul
d) Roman Generals d) Judea
e) Roman Senate e) Rome

23) Who became the leader of Rome 29) Who was the Roman emperor who
after Julius Caesar? divided Rome into east and west?
a) Abraham a) Augustus
b) Augustus b) Clovis
c) Clovis c) Diocletian
d) Jesus d) Julius Caesar
e) Nero e) Tarquin

24) What was a long period of peace and 30) Who was the Roman emperor that
prosperity in Rome? ended all attacks on Christians and
a) Civil War allowed Christians to worship freely?
b) Consuls a) Augustus
c) Gladiator b) Constantine
d) Pax Romana c) Jesus
e) Tribunes d) Julius Caesar
e) Justinian
25) Who was NOT part of the Roman
population? 31)After the capital of Rome was moved,
a) Celts what was it renamed?
b) Chinese a) Alexandria
c) Egyptians b) Carthage
d) Jews c) Constantinople
e) North Africans d) Octavian
e) New Rome
26) What was NOT a weakness that
threatened Rome? 32) What year did Germanic tribes
a) Decline in agriculture conquer Rome, and is marked as the
b) Everyone was educated fall of Western Rome?
c) Growth of slavery a) 284
d) Heavy taxation b) 330
e) Military disloyalty c) 356
d) 476
e) 500

33) Who was the leader of a Germanic 38) The pope claims authority over all
group known as the Franks? kings and emperors. The description
a) Augustus matches what answer?
b) Clovis a) Eastern Orthodox
c) Jesus b) Roman Catholic
d) Julius Caesar c) Both
e) Marcus Brutus d) None

34) What did Eastern Rome become 39) Services are in Greek or local
known as? languages. The description matches
a) Byzantine Empire what answer?
b) Christianity a) Eastern Orthodox
c) Clovis b) Roman Catholic
d) Roman Republic c) Both
e) Roman Catholic d) None

35) What were laws that regulated 40) Based on the gospels of Jesus and
much of the Eastern Roman Empire Bible. The description matches what
for 900 years? answer?
a) Constitution a) Eastern Orthodox
b) Declaration of Independence b) Roman Catholic
c) Hammurabi Codes c) Both
d) Justinian Codes d) None
e) Ten Commandments

36) Ideas and goods from what
continents influenced the Byzantine
Empire?
a) Australia and Antarctica
b) Asia and Australia
c) Asia and Europe
d) Europe and North America
e) North America and South America

37) What is a vocabulary word for an
official split between two groups?
This happened to the Christian
religion creating Roman Catholic and
Eastern Orthodox.
a) Aqueduct
b) Emperor
c) Mosaic
d) Republic
e) Schism