Roman Culture
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    When Rome conquered a new civilization, they often adopted the gods into their own beliefs. What was the one rule?

    answer choices

    The gods had to speak Latin

    Followers must know how to read

    Beliefs could not threaten emperor

    There had to be no prayers

  • Question 2
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    About 60% of Americans live in cities. How many Romans lived in cities?

    answer choices

    90%

    50%

    10%

    40%

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who was the ultimate source of law in Rome?

    answer choices

    The people

    The emperor

    The lawyers

    The police

  • Question 4
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    Who made the decisions about guilt or innocence at trials?

    answer choices

    The judge

    The lawyer

    The rich

    The jury

  • Question 5
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    Who was in charge of running the house (such as meals and slaves) of wealthy Romans?

    answer choices

    Grandfathers

    Women

    Slaves

    Whoever was oldest

  • Question 6
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    Only wealthy Romans had kitchens. Where did poor Romans get most of their food?

    answer choices

    From the rich

    At the Coliseum

    From thermopolia, early fast food

    They ate most food cold

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is not true of homes for wealthy Romans?

    answer choices

    They lived in wooden apartments

    Their homes were made of stone and marble

    They had atriums with pools to welcome guests

    People ate meals on couches

  • Question 8
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    Poor children were sent to work instead of school. Aside from parents, who taught wealthy children?

    answer choices

    School teachers

    Slave tutors

    Older brothers

    Family friends

  • Question 9
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    How did most wealthy Romans spend their time in the countryside?

    answer choices

    Farming

    Fighting wars

    Buying and selling

    Relaxing

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
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    What was not one of the activities the poor did for recreation?

    answer choices

    They relaxed in public baths

    They watched gladiators in the Coliseum

    They went to see plays and musicals

    They saw races at the Circus Maximus

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of religion did the Romans follow?

    answer choices

    Monotheistic

    Polytheistic

    Cultural

    Objective

  • Question 12
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    Who made all of the decisions in a Roman family?

    answer choices

    The oldest son

    The father

    The grandmother

    A group of middle-age women

  • Question 13
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    Since Italy is a peninsula and Rome was centered around the Mediterranean, it makes sense that what was a common food?

    answer choices

    Fish

    Venison

    Pizza

    Corn

  • Question 14
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    What was not one of the subjects learned by wealthy Roman boys?

    answer choices

    Metalworking

    Latin

    Public Speaker

    Law

  • Question 15
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    What was the name for the large estates in the Roman countryside?

    answer choices

    Colosseum

    Atrium

    Villa

    Thermopolia

  • Question 16
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    Roman emperors often hosted public events to keep the people happy and busy. What were two common examples?

    answer choices

    Chariot races and gladiator battles

    Concerts and public readings

    Speeches and workshops

    Tournaments and hunting trips

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