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History of the Fall of Rome Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does this quote by Horace mean, '''smit by loyal passion's restless stings, Rome for her Caesar yearns?

Question 2 2. How was Diocletian able to bring an end to the 3rd Century Crisis?

Question 3 3. Which of the following names was used by the first emperor of Rome?

Question 4 4. Which is the best example of Domitian's personality?

Question 5 5. In what way is 'The Aeneid' similar to Christianity?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following titles did Augustus NOT hold during his reign over Rome?

Question 7 7. Why did the Julio-Claudian Dynasty fall?

Question 8 8. What was Augustus' relationship to Julius Caesar?

Question 9 9. Why was it possible for early Christians to produce illuminated manuscripts?

Question 10 10. How did Ovid's retelling of Roman history differ from Horace and Virgil's?

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Question 11 11. Marcus Aurelius belonged to which school of philosophy?

Question 12 12. Of the following people, who was NOT a member of the Second Triumvirate?

Question 13 13. How did the emperors Diocletian and Constantine undermine the stability of the Roman Empire?

Question 14 14. The economic problems of unsustainable taxation and high inflation are most associated with which of the following causes of the fall of Rome?

Question 15 15. What was the earliest Christian symbol?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT a reason for the fall of Rome?

Question 17 17. Which statement would St. Augustine disagree with?

Question 18 18. The Roman basilica originally served as...

Question 19 19. What are the benefits and drawbacks of a standing army?

Question 20 20. Select the best description of the result of the economic depression of the 3rd Century Crisis.

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Question 21 21. What event marks the end of the Roman Empire?

Question 22 22. Which statement would St. Augustine agree with?

Question 23 23. How is Aeneas different from Odysseus?

Question 24 24. Which statement correctly analyzes Augustus' relationship to poetry?

Question 25 25. The civil war leading to the 3rd Century Crisis was prompted by _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following best describes early Christian churches?

Question 27 27. How did the division of the empire contribute to Rome's inability to stop invading tribes?

Question 28 28. What was the catalyst for the Year of the Four Emperors?

Question 29 29. The name basilica came to incorporate the entire church with all of its additions. The original long colonnade with an apse at one end came to be known as...

Question 30 30. How was Claudius able to become emperor?

History of the Fall of Rome Chapter Exam Instructions

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