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Harcourt Social Studies - World History Chapter 9: The Ancient Romans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following made Italy a great place to start an empire?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was a power of the Roman tribune?

Question 3 3. Which of the following did Pompey NOT do to win the support of the Plebs?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements describe the position and the powers of the Roman consul?

Question 5 5. Christians were often used as what by Roman authorities?

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Question 6 6. Why did the plebs collectively leave the city of Rome in the middle of a war in 494 BCE?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. How did Etruscan society differ from Roman society?

Question 9 9. Choose the statement that is NOT true of the First Punic War.

Question 10 10. During the Second Punic War, how did Hannibal surprise the Romans?

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Question 11 11. How did the Roman Senate most often exert its power?

Question 12 12. How did the Third Punic War start?

Question 13 13. Why did some people love Julius Caesar, while others hated him?

Question 14 14. Where was Jesus born?

Question 15 15. Constantine's conversion supposedly occurred after he _____.

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Question 16 16. From which of the following civilizations did the Romans adopt their alphabet, religion, and much of their architecture and art?

Question 17 17. Why was Brutus relevant in early Roman history?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a principle taught by or related to Jesus?

Question 19 19. Before the Punic wars, how was Rome different from Carthage?

Question 20 20. Which of the following reasons made Roman authorities suspicious of Christianity?

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Question 21 21. Jesus was condemned by _____.

Question 22 22. How was the role of General Scipio determinant during the Second Punic War?

Question 23 23. Which of these modern day countries was part of the Roman Republic?

Question 24 24. Where does most of our evidence for Jesus's life come from?

Question 25 25. How were the common class citizens of the Roman Republic represented?

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Question 26 26. Which statement about the Roman Republic is FALSE?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was the term used for the common people of ancient Rome?

Question 28 28. The conversion of Constantine to Christianity occurred soon after the severe repression of Christianity by what emperor?

Question 29 29. Why was the Italian Peninsula easy to defend?

Question 30 30. When did Christianity become the state religion of Rome?

Harcourt Social Studies - World History Chapter 9: The Ancient Romans Chapter Exam Instructions

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