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Limes: Quiz


Question 1: The Antonine Wall, a 60-km long fortification in Scotland was started by Emperor ________ in 142 AD as a defense against the "Barbarians" of the north.
Antoninus PiusMarcus AureliusCommodusHadrian

Question 2: A limes (or more specifically the Limes Romanus) was a border defense or delimiting system of ________.
Roman RepublicClassical antiquityAncient RomeRoman Empire

Question 3: The 118-km-long Hadrian’s Wall (UK) was built on the orders of the Emperor ________ c.
TrajanLucius VerusHadrianMarcus Aurelius

Question 4: It stretched over 5,000 km from the ________ coast of northern Britain, through Europe to the Black Sea, and from there to the Red Sea and across North Africa to the Atlantic coast.
Atlantic OceanPacific OceanArctic OceanIndian Ocean

Question 5: The two sections of the Limes in Germany cover a length of 550 km from the north-west of the country to the ________ in the south-east.

Question 6: AD 122 at the northernmost limits of the Roman province of ________.
EnglandBritanniaLugusUnited Kingdom


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