The Roman Empire and Cultural Legacies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What event marks the end of the Roman Empire?

Question 2 2. Why is concrete such a useful building material?

Question 3 3. Imagine that you want to to transport water over a great distance. What aspect of Roman engineering would be most helpful in achieving this goal?

Question 4 4. Romans were more likely to show sympathy to persecuted Christians than to persecuted Jews because

Question 5 5. Which one of these measures was instituted by Constantine?

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Question 6 6. Almost the entire Christian Bible was written by _____ men.

Question 7 7. What did the Romans use to make their mosaics?

Question 8 8. The early Christian church sprang from Judaism during the reign of the _____ empire.

Question 9 9. Which religion was at the roots of early Christian church?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is Judaism?

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Question 11 11. Why did much of Roman literature combine fact and mythology?

Question 12 12. How did Roman portrait sculptures relate to their object?

Question 13 13. What building material did the Romans invent?

Question 14 14. What is a relief?

Question 15 15. How did the Edict of Milan impact the Christians?

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Question 16 16. How was Diocletian able to bring an end to the 3rd Century Crisis?

Question 17 17. Which of these Roman technologies do people still use today in some form?

Question 18 18. Which of the following titles did Augustus NOT hold during his reign over Rome?

Question 19 19. How did the Council of Nicaea favor the ascent of Christianity?

Question 20 20. What was the impact of Roman roads?

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Question 21 21. How did the division of the empire contribute to Rome's inability to stop invading tribes?

Question 22 22. Select the best description of the result of the economic depression of the 3rd Century Crisis.

Question 23 23. The huge Roman road network was primarily built by _____.

Question 24 24. What was the purpose behind most of the Roman narrative reliefs, like Trajan's column?

Question 25 25. What is the importance of the dome in architecture?

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Question 26 26. What is the BEST way of describing how the architectural achievements of the Romans related to those of the Greeks?

Question 27 27. How did the emperors Diocletian and Constantine undermine the stability of the Roman Empire?

Question 28 28. What were the two most common materials used in Roman sculptures?

Question 29 29. Who were the ancient Romans?

Question 30 30. The Roman Emperor Hadrian destroyed Jerusalem and forbade the Jews to resettle in Judea. This event is known as the Great Diaspora. In what year did this Diaspora occur?

The Roman Empire and Cultural Legacies Chapter Exam Instructions

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