Daily Life in Rome
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The large arena in Rome where gladiator contests and other games and sporting events were held was called
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    The Dome
    The Stadium
    The Colosseum 
    The Circus
  • Question 2
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    Q. The center of most of the important public activities of the city Rome and its empire was called
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    The Forum
    Town Square
    Times Square
    The Center of Town
  • Question 3
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    Q. The idea that people should live according to a set of agreed-upon laws is known as
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    The Bill of Rights
    The ten commandments
    The Constitution
    The rule of law
  • Question 4
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    Q. Most Romans in the Empire lived in
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    The city
    The countryside
    By the beaches
  • Question 5
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    Q. To stop the poor from rioting, Roman Emperors gave away food and presented the with free entertainment which were
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    Puppet Shows
    Gladiator Fights
    Dramatic Plays
    Trivia Competitions
  • Question 6
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    Q. Even though most Romans followed the rule of law, the ultimate source of law was the
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  • Question 7
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    Q. People accused of a crime were 
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    Immediately put to death
    Thrown in jail
    Beaten severely
    Given a jury trial
  • Question 8
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    Q. Most Romans practiced a religion where they worshiped
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    The emperor
    Many gods
    One God
  • Question 9
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    Q. Roman families were paterfamilias, which meant the household was run by the
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    Mother of the family
    Father of the family
    Oldest member of the family
  • Question 10
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    Q. While many wealthy Romans ate large feasts at dinnertime, poor Romans ate at fast food establishments called
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    The Colisseum
    Sistine Chapel
    The forum
  • Question 11
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    Q. If a wealthy Roman family did not approve of their baby because it was not strong or healthy enough, it would be
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    Given up for adoption
    Left outside to die or become a slave
    Taken to the hospital for a checkup
    Raised by the families' slaves
  • Question 12
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    Q. While the wealthy Romans lived in large homes or mansions, the poor were crowded into
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    Small, dirty apartments
    Tiny huts
    Dark, dreary streets
    Large farms
  • Question 13
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    Q. In 64 C.E. most of Rome was destroyed by a
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  • Question 14
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    Q. Boys and girls of wealthy families were tutored by their fathers until the age of 6, afterwards they
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    Both went off to schools
    Girls went to school while boys got jobs
    Only boys were permitted to attend schools
    Only poor boys and girls received an education
  • Question 15
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    Q. Besides the gladiator matches at the Colosseum, Romans could also go to the Circus Maximus to see the popular sport of
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    Chariot Racing
  • Question 16
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    Q. Roman markets were places where a wide variety of foods could be purchased by the
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    Government Officials
  • Question 17
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    Q. Slave women had very few opportunities to be educated, except if they were to become a
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  • Question 18
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    Q. An example of the rule of law in action was that
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    The emperor had to obey the Senate.
    Senators carried an ax to protect themselves.
    The punishments were the same for rich and poor.
    Any Roman could accuse someone of a crime.
  • Question 19
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    Q. Foreigners who lived in the Roman Empire were allowed to practice other religions as long as
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    They paid taxes for it
    Kept it out of public places
    It didn't encourage disloyalty to the emperor
    Didn't try to recruit others to practice their religion
  • Question 20
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    Q. The wealthy Romans who owned large, country homes referred to them as
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    Country homes
    Vacation homes
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