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Circus Maximus: Quiz

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Question 1: The emperor ________ connected his new palace on the Palatine to the Circus to view the races more easily.
AugustusTitusDomitianNerva

Question 2: Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine hills, it was the first and largest Chariot Racing Stadium in ________.
Classical antiquityAncient RomeRoman EmpireRoman Republic

Question 3: The last known chariot race was organized by ________ in 549.
OdoacerCharlemagneTotilaAlboin

Question 4: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementCopyrightPublic domainIntellectual property

Question 5: The Flaminio Obelisk was removed in the 16th century by Pope Sixtus V and placed in the ________.
Roman ForumPiazza del PopoloCapitoline HillCircus Maximus

Question 6: ________ was the most important event at the Circus.
Chariot racingAncient RomeClassical antiquityByzantine Empire

Question 7: Statues of various gods were set up on the spina, and ________ erected an Egyptian obelisk on it as well.
DomitianRoman EmperorAugustusTiberius

Question 8: In 81AD, the Senate built a triple arch honoring ________ by the closed East end (not to be confused with the Arch of Titus over the Via Sacra on the opposite side of the Palatinum).
TitusVespasianAugustusDomitian

Question 9: The emperor ________ later added another 5000 seats, and expanded the emperor's seating to increase his public visibility during the games.
HadrianNervaMarcus AureliusTrajan

Question 10: The Circus Maximus (________ for great or large circus, in Italian Circo Massimo) is an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome.
Vulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld LatinLatin







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