Ancient Rome: Quiz


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Question 1: The Rise of Rome, Books 1-5, translated from ________ by T.J.
LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 2: [57] In 410, the Visigoths, under the leadership of ________, sacked the city of Rome itself.
StilichoHonorius (emperor)Alaric IGalla Placidia

Question 3: The largest such activities were the ________ and quarrying of stones, which provided basic construction materials for the buildings of that period.
Mining engineeringMiningArchaeologyMetallurgy

Question 4: [56] In the 4th century, the westward migration of the ________ caused the Visigoths to seek refuge within the borders of the Roman Empire.
Byzantine EmpireAttila the HunHunsBulgars

Question 5: In late 1st century BC, Rome also began to use glassblowing soon after its invention in ________ about 50 BC.

Question 6: [58] The ________ invaded Roman provinces in Gaul, Hispania, and northern Africa, and in 455 sacked Rome.
Germanic peoplesSuebiVandalsFranks

Question 7: In the eastern half of the Roman Empire, which later became the ________, Latin was never able to replace Greek, and after the death of Justinian, Greek became the official language of the Byzantine government.
Roman EmpireWestern Roman EmpireByzantine IconoclasmByzantine Empire

Question 8: [105] Its alphabet was based on the Etruscan alphabet, which was in turn based on the ________.
Greek languagePhoenician alphabetGreek alphabetHebrew alphabet

Question 9: [15] A constitution set a series of checks and balances, and a ________.
DemocracyUnited KingdomSeparation of powersSeparation of powers under the United States Constitution

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  The seven hills of Rome
  The Appian Way (Via Appia), a road connecting the city of Rome to the southern parts of Italy, remains usable even today.
  Gaius Marius, a Roman general and politician who dramatically reformed the Roman military
  Modern replica of lorica segmentata type armor, used in conjunction with the popular chainmail after the 1st century CE

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