Roman Empire
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Rome’s 200 years of peace was called the...
    answer choices
    Age of Augustus.
    Resurrection.
    Pax Romana.
    Crucifixion.
  • Question 2
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    Q. What Roman architectural contribution allowed the construction of higher, more stable structures such as the aqueducts and the Colosseum?
    answer choices
    columns
    arches
    lintels
    marble
  • Question 3
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    Q. How did the Romans carry water from mountains into cities?
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    by combining a set of layers
    by combining a set of arches
    by building aqueducts
    by building a bridge
  • Question 4
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    Q. Roman roads were built primarily in order to allow...
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    senators to get to the Senate.
    Rome’s armies to travel through the empire.
    merchants to travel safely.
    slaves to travel into the countryside.
  • Question 5
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    Q. What material did the Romans invent that helped their structures last?
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    volcanic rock
    asphalt
    cement
    lime
  • Question 6
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    Q. How did Constantine affect Christianity?
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    He made Christianity legal in 313 AD
    He placed even more bans on the religion.
    He persecuted Christians in the Colosseum.
    He moved the capital of Rome to the Eastern Empire.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which apostle was most responsible for spreading the Christian faith immediately after the death of Jesus by writing letters?
    answer choices
    Peter
    James
    Paul 
    John
  • Question 8
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    Q. Use the map to answer. Christianity began near Jerusalem, then spread as far west as ____.
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    Britain
    Gaul
    Egypt
    Spain
  • Question 9
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    Q. The Roman Empire fell for all of the following reasons EXCEPT...
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    barbarian invasions
    strong leadership
    inflation
    political corruption
  • Question 10
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    Q. What event do many historians consider the end of the Western Roman Empire?
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    Constantine dividing the empire
    a barbarian general overthrowing the emperor and naming himself king
    a Roman general overthrowing the emperor and naming himself king
    Justinian moving the capital to the east
  • Question 11
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    Q. Who is the leader of the Catholic Church?
    answer choices
    Patriarch
    Pope
    Roman Emperor
    Paul
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which popular Roman attraction is pictured?
    answer choices
    Colosseum
    Pantheon
    Circus Maxiums
    Forum
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. True or False: There was no system in place for choosing new emperors
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What do the first 4 books of the New Testament describe?
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    The life and teachings of Jesus
    The life and teachings of Paul
    The life of Christians in the Roman Empire
    The life of Jews in the Roman Empire
  • Question 15
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    Q. What is a martyr?
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    A person who dies for Christianity
    A person who dies for their religion
    A person who dies for their political beliefs
    A person who dies for their beliefs
  • Question 16
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    Q. Gladiator fights mostly took place in the
    answer choices
    Circus Maximus
    Forum
    Colosseum
    Pantheon
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Rome is located in which country?
    answer choices
    Greece
    Italy
    Egypt
    France
  • Question 18
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    Q. Where would one most likely see the foods listed below?
    * Mice cooked in honey
    * roasted parrots stuffed with dates
    * salted jellyfish
    * snails dipped in milk
    answer choices
    in a major offering to the gods
    at a poor Roman's breakfast
    at a wealthy Roman's dinner
    in the stands at a chariot race
  • Question 19
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    Q. Which emperor is responsible for dividing the Empire?
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    Diocletian
    Theodosius
    Nero
    Augustus
  • Question 20
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    Q. The Roman city destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD is 
    answer choices
    Herculaneum
    Pompeii
    Rome
    Constantinople
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