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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Dome
  2. Crossing the Rubicon
  3. Colosseum
  4. Virgil
  5. Etruscans
  1. a the group of people who ruled Rome before Romans revolted
  2. b a hemispherical vault supported on columns or walls
  3. c a large amphitheater built in Rome around ad 70; site of the contest and combats between people and animals
  4. d When Caesar reentered Italy with his legions throwing Rome into a civil war. Point of no return
  5. e a Roman poet

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A Roman historian who presented the facts accurately. He wrote about the good and the bad of imperial Rome in his Annals and Histories.
  2. king-like
  3. (antiquity) a temple to all the gods
  4. the simplest form of vault consisting of an unbroken series of arches; it forms a tunnel like shape Romans first to do
  5. lower class in Rome, usually small farmers

5 True/False questions

  1. Ciceroemperor


  2. Civic Virtuenotion that democracy depended on unselfish commitment to the public good


  3. Patriciansthe group of people who ruled Rome before Romans revolted


  4. Consulsan official, usually a former consul, who acted as governor or military commander of a province, and who had powers similar to those of a consul.


  5. AugustusHonorific name of Octavian, founder of the Roman Principate, the military dictatorship that replaced the failing rule of the Roman Senate. (151)