Ancient Roman Quiz

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This is a quiz to prepare students of Mr. Revington's grade four class for an Ancient Roman unit test

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Question 1

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What is the name of an ancient Roman apartment building?
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  • Insulae
  • Villa
  • Domus

Question 2

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A Roman sword is called a?
Answer
  • Gladius
  • Consol
  • Dagger

Question 3

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What does SPQR stand for in Latin?
Answer
  • Senate of Rome
  • Senate and the People of Rome
  • Salve Real People of Rome

Question 4

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What Roman god is the month of March named for?
Answer
  • Marsailles
  • Mars
  • Marsupial
  • Martian

Question 5

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The Roman forum was a place for?
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  • Meeting, markets and festivals
  • Markets, meetings and horse races
  • Watching movies, Orange Julius, market

Question 6

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Hibernia is the name for what modern day country?
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  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • France
  • Spain

Question 7

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In Roman myth, who started the city of Rome?
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  • Romantius and Remes
  • Romulus and Remus
  • Julius and Augustus Caesar
  • Claudius

Question 8

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The ancient Romans got their language from what tribe?
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  • The Sabines
  • The Latins
  • The Romans
  • The Etruscans

Question 9

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Rome was built on what river?
Answer
  • Tiber River
  • Po River
  • Seine River
  • Mississippi River

Question 10

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Which Roman leader first conquered Britain?
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  • Claudius
  • Julius Caesar
  • Nero
  • Hadrian

Question 11

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What emperor ordered the building of the wall that crossed the whole width of northern of Britain?
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  • Vespasian
  • Hadrian
  • Marcus Aurelius
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

Question 12

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What sporting event took place at the Circus Maximus?
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  • Gladiator fights
  • Chariot races
  • Javelin throwing
  • Wrestling

Question 13

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What was the name of the large Roman structures that carried water to their cities?
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  • Aqueducts
  • Aquedomes
  • Colosseum
  • Arches

Question 14

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What was the name of the small cooking device that most Roman city people cooked on?
Answer
  • Roman stove
  • Brazier
  • Microwave
  • Pompeian Charcoal Pit

Question 15

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The three wars with Carthage were called what?
Answer
  • The Punic Wars
  • The Roman Wars
  • The Mediterranean Wars
  • The Hundred Years War

Question 16

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The Romans learned chariot racing, domes, arches and bronze work from what early Italian Peninsula civilization?
Answer
  • The Romans
  • The Latins
  • The Etruscans
  • The Sabines

Question 17

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What Roman god looks to the future and to the past.
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  • Janus
  • Saturn
  • Mercury
  • Ceres

Question 18

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The most powerful Roman god of all was?
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  • Jupiter
  • Mars
  • Hercules
  • Neptune

Question 19

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What is the famous mountain range to the north of Rome?
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  • The Rockies
  • The Himalayas
  • The Alps
  • The Southern Alps

Question 20

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A slave could become a free citizen of Rome by what method?
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  • Buy their freedom
  • Be part of the Roman army for 25 years
  • Be granted free status through service and dedication by owners
  • All of the answers are true

Question 21

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What are hobnails?
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  • Nails on the soles of Roman soldier's sandals
  • Nails to build dams
  • Noble ladies long, colored finger nails
  • Ankle protectors

Question 22

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What was the order in which our Roman Living Museum project schedule was set up for students to complete? What was the exact order?
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  • research - project/tool - market stall - costume - costume photo day
  • costume - project/tool - market stall - research - costume photo day
  • costume photo day - costume - project/tool, - market stall - research
  • research - project/tool - costume - costume photo day - market stall

Question 23

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The Colosseum was the site of many events. Which is the best answer for the correct fights that could been seen?
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  • Gladiators vs wild animals, gladiators vs gladiators, naval battles
  • Gladiators vs wild animals, gladiators vs consols, naval battles
  • Gladiators vs soldiers, naval battles, gladiators vs Roman criminals
  • Armies vs armies, wild animals vs gladiators, senators vs gladiators

Question 24

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To be crucified means what in Roman terms?
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  • To be nailed to a cross to die
  • To be whipped
  • To be banished from the empire
  • To be thrown to the lions

Question 25

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Appians Way was what?
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  • The main port of Rome
  • The large scales in the forum
  • The rules that Romans lived by
  • The main road that went into Rome

Question 26

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What sentence is most true about Roman dining?
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  • Wealthy Romans sat down in the atrium to eat
  • Stuffed dormice were a delicacy of poorer Romans
  • Specialty meats like ostrich and giraffe were microwaved for large banquets
  • Romans laid on their sides on couches to dine at banquets

Question 27

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How many consuls led the Roman senate?
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  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four

Question 28

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A Roman army officer wore his helmet head brush in what position?
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  • Front to back
  • On the side of his helmet
  • Upside down
  • From side to side

Question 29

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What is the name of the formation that Roman soldiers used to protect themselves?
Answer
  • Testudo (tortoise formation)
  • Shellium (protective shell formation)
  • Armorius (armored formation)
  • Armadillo (strong shell)
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