Pompeii and Herculaneum: Sources Quiz

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Secondary Ancient History (I - Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius) Quiz on Pompeii and Herculaneum: Sources Quiz, created by Hunter Lynch on 06/26/2014.

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Question 1

Question
Which public activity occurs in this location?
Answer
  • Bathing
  • Theatrical Performances
  • Exercising
  • Worshipping the gods

Question 2

Question
Which temple is this?
Answer
  • The Temple of Jupiter
  • The Temple of Isis
  • The Temple of Apollo
  • The Temple of Vespasian

Question 3

Question
What is this structure, and where is it located?
Answer
  • An altar in the Temple of Vespasian
  • An altar in the Temple of Apollo
  • A thermopolium in Pompeii
  • An altar outside of a Pompeiian palaestra

Question 4

Question
What is the name given to this structure?
Answer
  • Atrium
  • Lararium
  • Caldarium
  • Triclinium

Question 5

Question
What activity most commonly occurred at the previous structure in Question 4?
Answer
  • Rituals involving household gods
  • Worship of the reigning Roman Emperor
  • Storage of valuables belonging to the family
  • Ceremonies involving only women of the household

Question 6

Question
What feature of this figure suggests that this may be the body cast of a slave?
Answer
  • The figure has been left unburied
  • The figure is in a position of submission
  • The figure is lying face down in the debris.
  • The figure is chained at the ankles

Question 7

Question
Which archaeologist developed the technique that created the plaster casts seen in Question 6?
Answer
  • August Mau
  • Giuseppe Fiorelli
  • Vittorio Spinazzola
  • Amedeo Maiuri

Question 8

Question
What were the responsibilities of the position of aedile?
Answer
  • The administration of the city in an emergency situation
  • The holding of the census and the overseeing of public morality
  • The regulation of markets and the maintenance of the roads
  • The administration of justice and the overseeing of public funds

Question 9

Question
By  which  process  was  this  food preserved?
Answer
  • Carbonisation
  • Desiccation
  • Oxidation
  • Petrification

Question 10

Question
Which set of sources has been found in Pompeii but not in Herculaneum?
Answer
  • Theatres, workshops, taverns
  • Public baths, fulleries, bakeries
  • A forum, electoral graffiti, tombs
  • Villas, temples, gladiatorial graffiti
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