Rome: From Republic to Empire
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  • Question 1
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    How did the Romans get control of the Italian peninsula?

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    They signed treaties with some and conquered others.

    They conquered all other groups and made them slaves.

    They held elections and won.

    They defeated all other groups in sea battles.

  • Question 2
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    In their second expansion, what leader from Carthage attacked Rome?

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    Julius Caesar

    Hannibal

    Alexander, the Great

    Pompey

  • Question 3
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    What area was added to the Roman Empire when Rome defeated Carthage?

    answer choices

    Part of Spain, France, and the Swiss Alps

    Syria, Jordan, and part of North Africa

    The island of Sicily, much of Spain, and part of North Africa

    All of the Italian peninsula and part of Spain

  • Question 4
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    How were the Romans able to defeat Hannibal?

    answer choices

    The Romans had better weapons.

    The Romans used war elephants.

    The Romans attacked Carthage, Hannibal's home.

    The Romans had a much larger army.

  • Question 5
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    In the third expansion of Rome, who were the two generals who gained territory?

    answer choices

    Pompey and Julius Caesar

    Pompey and Augustus Caesar

    Julius Caesar and Octavian

    Julius Caesar and Spartacus

  • Question 6
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    In Rome's expansion, what were conquered people required to do?

    answer choices

    leave Rome and never return

    pay taxes and work in mines

    serve in the Roman army and worship Roman gods

    pay taxes and serve in the Roman army

  • Question 7
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    When both Pompey and Julius Caesar fought for control of Rome, what was the outcome?

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    Both men were killed in battle.

    Caesar was killed and Pompey became the Roman leader.

    The two agreed to rule Rome together.

    Pompey was killed and Caesar became the Roman leader.

  • Question 8
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    Why did the senators stab Juius Caesar?

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    They thought he was going to have them killed.

    They knew he was planning to begin another war.

    They were afraid he was becoming too powerful.

    They thought he was a very untrustworthy leader.

  • Question 9
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    What happened in Rome after Julius Caesar was assassinated?

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    There was peace in Rome.

    Pompey became the new ruler.

    Rome fell to the barbarians.

    There were civil wars.

  • Question 10
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    During the final expansion of Rome, who became Rome's first emperor?

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    Julius Caesar

    Marc Antony

    Augustus Caesar

    Marcus Aurelius

  • Question 11
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    Under Roman rule, the area around the Mediterranean was mostly at peace; this was called the Roman Peace or

    answer choices

    Pax Romana

    habeas corpus

    Quid pro quo

    Roman Republic

  • Question 12
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    Sometimes the Romans made conquered people slaves and they were treated very harshly. One famous slave led a revolt - who was he?

    answer choices

    Sparticus

    Maximus

    Pompey

    Brutus

  • Question 13
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    When Augustus Caesar ruled Rome he made many improvements, which of the following was NOT one of these improvements?

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    built and improved roads and bridges

    repaired ruined temples

    gave Rome its first police force, firefighter, and library

    built the colosseum and staged the first gladiator games

  • Question 14
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    Which of the following groups made up the majority of people in Rome?

    answer choices

    plebeians

    patricians

    slaves

    senators

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