Ancient Greece & Rome Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the local populations resent the Greeks in Hellenistic cities?

Question 2 2. What was the Greek polis?

Question 3 3. How did Greek religion change during the Hellenistic era?

Question 4 4. How did the emperors Diocletian and Constantine undermine the stability of the Roman Empire?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was NOT a reason for the fall of Rome?

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Question 6 6. How did the division of the empire contribute to Rome's inability to stop invading tribes?

Question 7 7. From which of the following civilizations did the Romans adopt their alphabet, religion, and much of their architecture and art?

Question 8 8. Although the Romans claimed to be descendants from the civilized people of Troy, it is much more likely that they were descendants of Latins, who were _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following made Italy a great place to start an empire?

Question 10 10. Which of the following did NOT happen during the Classical Period?

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Question 11 11. Which city-state did NOT have a large empire or rule over much of Greece?

Question 12 12. Which of the following classical minds is correctly matched with his field?

Question 13 13. Which of the following civilizations were NOT involved in Bronze Age battles that occurred between 1200 and 1150 BCE?

Question 14 14. How did literacy develop within the Greek City-States?

Question 15 15. The Dorian Invasion of Mycenae led to which of the following:

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Question 16 16. What was Augustus' relationship to Julius Caesar?

Question 17 17. The second triumvirate was formed in response to:

Question 18 18. Which of the following names was used by the first emperor of Rome?

Question 19 19. Which of these modern day countries was part of the Roman Republic?

Question 20 20. Why was the Italian Peninsula easy to defend?

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Question 21 21. How were the common class citizens of the Roman Republic represented?

Question 22 22. Why did Constantine initially convert to Christianity around 312CE?

Question 23 23. How did the Council of Nicaea favor the ascent of Christianity?

Question 24 24. How did Constantinism revise the role of the church and state?

Question 25 25. Which of the following individuals began the cultural fusion that resulted in the Hellenistic period?

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Question 26 26. The economic problems of unsustainable taxation and high inflation are most associated with which of the following causes of the fall of Rome?

Question 27 27. How did Etruscan society differ from Roman society?

Question 28 28. Which of the following great Greeks led the Spartans against the Persians?

Question 29 29. The Mycenaeans and the Minoans shared all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 30 30. Octavian added Imperator as part of his name. In doing so he was telling the world that:

Ancient Greece & Rome Chapter Exam Instructions

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