Hannibal of Carthage Quiz

Question 1 of 9

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What were the reasons for the Second Punic War? (Tick 4 Boxes)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Conflict over Saguntum

  • Hamilcar made Hannibal promise to always hate Rome

  • Carthage still owed money to Rome

  • Hannibal wanted a fight with Rome

  • Carthage wanted revenge

  • Carthage refused to pay Rome

  • Cato the Elder wanted Carthage destroyed

  • Conflict over Sicily

Question 2 of 9

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When was Hannibal born?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 247BC

  • 258BC

  • 269BC

  • 257BC

  • 248BC

Question 3 of 9

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Hannibal was the son of Hasdrubal Barca.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 9

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When did Hannibal die?

Select one of the following:

  • 202BC

  • 201BC

  • 183BC

Question 5 of 9

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The Battle of Trebia was led by Scipio (the elder) and Longus.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 9

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Livy was a primary source.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 9

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What was the weather like at Trasimene?

Select one of the following:

  • Very hot and sunny

  • Blizzard

  • Hail storm

  • Foggy

  • Relatively mild

Question 8 of 9

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Hannibal faced a mount of boulders while crossing the Alps. To overcome this, he set the boulders on fire.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 9

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Who were the leaders at the Battle of Cannae?

Select one of the following:

  • Scipio and Geminius

  • Varro and Longus

  • Fabius and Varro

  • Flaminius and Geminius

  • Flaminius and Fabius

  • Varro and Paulus

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Hannibal of Carthage Quiz

Timelord Spacemonkey
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A general quiz to test your basic knowledge of Hannibal's invasion and defeat.

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