Geography and the Early Development of Rome
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    One difference between our writing today and Greek and Roman writing is this?

    answer choices

    Rarely seen in public

    Written in all italics.

    Used only capital letters

    Used only lower case letters.

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why do historians use the term "Greco-Roman art?"

    answer choices

    Roman art shows a strong influence from Greece.

    The same artists worked in both Greece and Rome.

    Greece art shows a strong influence from Rome.

    Scholars cannot tell whether a work is Greek or Roman.

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    In what time period did the Roman civilization active?

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    2700 B.C.E. - 2500 B.C.E.

    2400 B.C.E. - 1205 B.C.E.

    1205 B.C.E. - 700 B.C.E.

    700 B.C.E. - 476 B.C.E.

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Who were the mythical founders of Rome?

    answer choices

    Shaggy and Scooby.

    Romulus and Remus.

    Wilberforce and Claybourne

    Waddle and Doddle.

  • Question 5
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    Who were the first people to live in the area that would become Rome?

    answer choices

    Latins

    Greeks

    Etruscans

    Macedonians

  • Question 6
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    The ______ was one engineering idea that Rome borrowed from Etrusca?

    answer choices

    Wedge

    Arch

    Pottery

    armour

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was a major difference between Greek and Roman art?

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    Greek art showed leaders. Roman art showed Gods.

    Greek art showed events. Roman art showed landscapes.

    Greek Art showed daily life. Roman art showed celebrations.

    Greek art showed ideal people. Roman art showed realistic people.

  • Question 8
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    What was one change Romans made to the Greek gods they adopted?

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    Made them smaller.

    Told more elaborate stories about them.

    Changed their names.

    Gave them longer hair and unicorns.

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What architectural idea did Rome borrow from Greece?

    answer choices

    The Arch

    Temple Design

    The Cuniculus

    Gold Leaf Pottery

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Chariot racing was borrowed from what culture?

    answer choices

    Etruria

    Greece

    Latins

    Sicily

  • Question 11
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    What became Roman gladiators began as slaves fighting to the death. This practice originated in this culture.

    answer choices

    Corsica

    Greece

    Etruria

    The Alps

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Rome was built on what landscape?

    answer choices

    A hill beside a river.

    A plain by the sea.

    A mountainous island.

    A lake surrounded by hills.

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    An irrigation system developed by the Etruscans and adopted by the Rome.

    answer choices

    Cuniculus

    Corporate

    Catapult

    Catalyst

  • Question 14
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    Roman religion found this more important while the Greeks often focused on telling the stories of their gods.

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    Why they all felt they needed to wear those funny crowns.

    Performing exactly the right ritual for a particular occasion.

    Practicing pronouncing their names because they were difficult to pronounce.

    Deciding what dinner to offer after the ceremony to the honored guests.

  • Question 15
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    These two cultures greatly influenced Roman culture.

    answer choices

    Greek and Macedonean

    Persia and Egyptian

    Etruscan and Greek

    Greek and Egyptian

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