Greece, Rome, & Byzantine Empire
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Ancient Greek city-states remained independent from each other due to which geographic feature?
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    flooded rivers
    vast deserts
    rocky coastlines
    rainforest
  • Question 2
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    Q. According to Athenian democracy, who would be allowed to participate in government?
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    all Athenian males
    all males born in Greece
    only free Athenian males
    only males within the military
  • Question 3
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    Q. During what time period did Greek city-states grow in importance?
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    Hellenistic Period
    Hellenic Period
    Peloponnese Period
    Athenian Period
  • Question 4
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    Q. Over time, how did the Greeks view living in city-states?
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    The Greeks became bored and developed the desire to travel
    The Greeks thought themselves as Greek first and from their city-state second
    The Greeks disliked their city-states and began to rebel against them.
    The Greeks thought of themselves as residents of the city-states, not as Greeks
  • Question 5
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    Q. What does "Hellenistic" mean?
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    Greek-like
    an agreement
    rule by the people
    a period of great achievements
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why is Hellenistic culture under Alexander the Great called the "blended" culture?
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    He wanted the people to follow the Egyptian customs as well as the Greek ideas.
    People were only allowed to follow their own customs while in their homes in Greece.
    People were encouraged to keep their own customs and traditions and blend them with the Greek ideas.
    He required all people to remember their customs and culture but pratice the Greek customs and ideas only while in Greece.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Who did the Greek philosopher Plato believe should run the government?
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    kings
    citizens
    priests
    philosophers
  • Question 8
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    Q. Why did the Greeks build temples and participate in the Olympics?
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    to honor the king
    to honor the gods
    to honor democracy
    to honor the philosophers
  • Question 9
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    Q. What was one of the main reasons for building Roman roads?
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    to allow tribunes to travel throughout the empire
    to allow slaves to travel the countryside in the empire
    to allow invasions from barbarians throughout the empire
    to allow Rome's armies to travel quickly across the empire
  • Question 10
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    Q. Why did the Roman republic have three branches of government?
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    They provided one strong ruler.
    They provided a dynasty of powerful rulers.
    They provided a system of checks and balances.
    They provided a way to divide society by social classes.
  • Question 11
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    Q. How did the Romans get fresh water to their large cities?
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    They used ocean water to drink.
    They dug deep wells that provided water.
    They built aqueducts to carry it from the countryside.
    They traded with the Greeks who had large freshwater lakes.
  • Question 12
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    Q. What is the name of this great Roman achievement?
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    Stupa
    Coliseum
    Ziggurat
    Parthenon
  • Question 13
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    Q. What are two important reasons that Julius Caesar was assassinated on March 15, 44 BCE "The Ides of March"?
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    he taxed the public and outlawed slavery
    he created jealousy among the senators and the senators knew he had a fatal illness
    he declared himself "Dictator for Life" and took most of the power away from the Senate
    he declared himself the Supreme Leader and he abolished the Senate, Magistrates, and Assemblies.
  • Question 14
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    Q.

    This sequence in the attached image describes the development of Roman government. Which style of government correctly goes in the final box of the sequence?

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    monarchy

    constitutional monarchy

    empire

    direct democracy

  • Question 15
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    Q. What do we call the Roman age of peace, prosperity, and expansion?
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    Golden Age
    Pax Romana
    Gupta Dynasty
    Tang and Song Dynasties 
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which statement BEST describes the effect of the Punic Wars on Rome?
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    After the wars, Rome was unable to defend its northern borders and fell to the Gauls.
    After a hard-fought war, Sparta emerged victorious, but was unable to keep power.
    Deflated by Rome’s loss, philosophers and poets expressed their sadness in new forms of art.
    Following its defeat of Carthage, Rome became the dominant power in the Mediterranean region.
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which of the following contributed to the fall of Rome?
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    decline in government assistance
    decline of traditional morals and values
    increase in trade with other civilizations
    increase in skilled emperors and government officials
  • Question 18
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    Q.

    Which of the following was a cause for the Fall of Rome? (Check all that apply.)

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    Germanic barbarian invasions

    Economic problems including taxes

    European exploration

    Decline of Roman values and leadership

  • Question 19
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    Q. How did emperor Justinian improve the Roman law code?
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    He wrote the laws on gold tablets.
    He simplified the code and made it easier to understand.
    He was the first to establish the first set of laws.
    He wrote the laws to make everyone equal.
  • Question 20
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    Q. What allowed Constantinople to become such a significant and wealthy city?
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    It was built on top of an old gold mine.
    It was always at war with other civilizations.
    It was connected to the Silk Road and other trade routes.
    It was the religious center of the Roman Catholic Church.
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