Geography and Early Development of Rome
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  • Question 1
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    The Roman civilization began in the city of Rome, which is located in

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    France

    Japan

    Italy

    Russia

  • Question 2
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    The Roman myth about the founding of Rome centers on the characters

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    Romulus and Remus

    Etruscan and Greece

    Virgil and Aeneas

    Zeus and Aphrodite

  • Question 3
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    In Italy, possibly around 700 B.C.E., a tribe built a

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    village that eventually became Rome

    city that became Italy's center of trade

    church that established the main religion

    castle to establish an absolute monarchy

  • Question 4
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    Which of the following is true of the Etruscans and the Greeks?

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    They were the Roman' enemies who ultimately defeated them.

    They were Rome's neighbors, and influenced Roman culture.

    They joined together to conquer Rome, but they were defeated.

    They were the first people to settle in Rome and start an empire.

  • Question 5
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    Which of the following is true of the Etruscans?

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    No one knows the exact origin of the Etruscans

    The Etruscans ruled Rome and other parts of Italy.

    The Etruscans both built and conquered city-states.

    all of the above

  • Question 6
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    The Romans adapted the cuniculus from the Etruscans. A cuniculus is

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    an underground irrigation system

    a stone supported by two pillars.

    a tool that plows and waters crops.

    a machine that sharpens knives.

  • Question 7
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    The Romans learned about Greek culture when

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    the Greeks invaded Rome multiple times

    Greek colonists established towns in Italy.

    the Etruscans and Greeks became alliances.

    the Greeks and Romans joined together.

  • Question 8
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    After adapting the arch and the cuniculus, the Romans

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    illegally copied the Etruscans' inventions.

    sold the Etruscans more advanced versions.

    became better engineers than the Etruscans.

    took a majority of the Etruscan's customers.

  • Question 9
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    Eventually the Romans learned to use _____ to make larger buildings, like the Pantheon.

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    concrete

    marble

    mosaics

    concrete

  • Question 10
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    In Roman sporting events, thousands of slaves died fighting for public entertainment as

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    viziers

    gladiators

    cuniculi

    ascetics

  • Question 11
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    The Romans adapted slave fighting from the Etruscans. Slave fighting involved two slaves

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    wrestling each other, and ended with the winner being granted freedom.

    participating in a relay race, in which the loser was publically executed.

    of a dead master fighting with swords and small shields to the death.

    having a hunting competition so that their masters did not have to hunt.

  • Question 12
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    What was the Romans' response to the Greeks' marble temples and columns?

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    The Romans constructed exact replicas of various Greek religious temples

    The Romans often publically mocked the Greeks' temples and columns

    The Romans incorporated the Greeks' design into their own public buildings

    The Romans became competitive with the Greeks about building better temples.

  • Question 13
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    The Greeks' art influenced Roman sculpture and painting so much that historians speak of

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    "Greco-Roman art."

    "Roman-Greek art."

    "Roman-Etruscan art."

    "Etruscan-Greek art."

  • Question 14
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    Roman writers were influenced by the Greeks'

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    religious writings.

    historical contracts.

    legal documents.

    poetry and myths.

  • Question 15
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    Which of the following is true of how the Greek alphabet directly influenced the Romans' writing?

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    The Romans wrote in all capital letters like the Greeks.

    The Romans wrote in all lower case letters like the Greeks.

    The Romans used a very similar vocabulary as the Greeks.

    The Romans used the exact same alphabet as the Greeks.

  • Question 16
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    Although influenced by Greek art, Roman artists became especially skilled at

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    painting rural and natural landscapes.

    sculpting lifelike and realistic portraits.

    creating ideal and perfect sculptures.

    molding abstract and simple pottery.

  • Question 17
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    Which of the following is true of Greek religion?

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    The Greeks worshiped multiple gods and goddesses.

    The Greeks believed the gods governed their lives.

    The Greeks performed rituals to gain the gods' favor.

    all of the above

  • Question 18
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    How did the early Romans change the Greek gods they adapted?

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    They provided them with Roman names.

    They gave them very different abilities.

    They changed their roles in their religion.

    They combined Zeus and Aphrodite.

  • Question 19
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    In their religion, the Roman's were more focused than the Greeks on

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    telling stories about the history of the gods.

    having more than one god and goddess.

    performing the correct rituals for an occasion.

    all of the above

  • Question 20
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    The early Romans' ideas about god changed when they

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    replaced their religion with the religion of the ancient Greek's.

    blended characteristics of other cultures' gods with their own.

    established their own religion that had no outside influence.

    were influenced by Asian religions after doing trade with Asia.

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