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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii & Herculaneum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What material did the ancient romans use for their cookware and piping in their sanitation system?

Question 2 2. What aspect of daily life in Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum was considered a social necessity?

Question 3 3. What sort of outfit would you expect an ancient Pompeiian man of noble status to have worn?

Question 4 4. What sort of political structure was present in Pompeii and Herculaneum?

Question 5 5. Which of the following answers best applies to Pompeii's trading economy?

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Question 6 6. Which social class would have been considered most powerful in ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum/

Question 7 7. What is the difference between the bodies of Pompeii and the bodies of Herculaneum?

Question 8 8. How were the baths of Pompeii supplied with water?

Question 9 9. What is one of the most unusual pieces of archaeological evidence uncovered at Pompeii?

Question 10 10. What was the purpose of First Style murals?

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Question 11 11. How did Second Style murals create an impression of spatial depth?

Question 12 12. What event in 79 AD ensured our ability to appreciate Pompeii wall murals 2,000 years after they were painted?

Question 13 13. The most recent eruption of Mount Vesuvius was in what year?

Question 14 14. The city of Pompeii was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in what year?

Question 15 15. Who wrote the first-hand account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that destroyed the city of Pompeii?

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Question 16 16. What was the main difference between Pompeii's Forum and the Basilica?

Question 17 17. What modern day structures serve the same purpose/function as Pompeii's Amphitheater?

Question 18 18. What artistic/architectural features were present in ancient Roman fora?

Question 19 19. What was Herculaneum built for?

Question 20 20. Due to its location, what did Herculaneum have that Pompeii did not?

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Question 21 21. What natural force is most responsible for shaping the region around Mount Vesuvius?

Question 22 22. What does the location of buildings like the Temple of Jupiter and Temple of Apollo in Pompeii tell us about the role of religion in Roman life?

Question 23 23. What were the lares?

Question 24 24. Why is it logical to find the cult of Bacchus in Pompeii?

Question 25 25. During the first excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum in the 18th century, what were people looking for?

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Question 26 26. Why arethe sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum so significant?

Question 27 27. In excavating Pompeii and Herculaneum, cavities were found within the hardened soil. Plaster was poured into the cavities, creating a cast of the shape of that space. What did these casts take the form of?

Question 28 28. What lifestyle best characterizes the Roman-era Pompeiians?

Question 29 29. Pompeii and Herculaneum thrived off which agricultural industries?

Question 30 30. When was Pompeii discovered?

Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii & Herculaneum Chapter Exam Instructions

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