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The Roman Republic Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Roman Senate most often exert its power?

Question 2 2. Which of these modern day countries was part of the Roman Republic?

Question 3 3. In the Roman Republic, the position of consul was held by

Question 4 4. Why was Brutus relevant in early Roman history?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was a power of the Roman tribune?

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Question 6 6. Cicero's only truly original contribution to philosophy was

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. How did Etruscan society differ from Roman society?

Question 9 9. How did the Roman philosopher Cicero influence early American political thought?

Question 10 10. Which statement about the Roman Republic is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. The Twelve Tables, a code of laws that spelled out civil matters, crime and punishment, and relationships among citizens within the Roman Republic, were especially profound because they

Question 12 12. Which of the following did Pompey NOT do to win the support of the Plebs?

Question 13 13. Why was the Italian Peninsula easy to defend?

Question 14 14. Cicero was not just a Roman philosopher, he was also known as a/an:

Question 15 15. Which statement correctly describes the people of Rome?

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Question 16 16. Cicero's main contribution to western philosophy was _____.

Question 17 17. In his political career, Cicero would attack his opponents by _____.

Question 18 18. Cicero's legacy is also seen in _____.

Question 19 19. Citizens of Rome had the right to a trial and defense of one's self in a court of law. Which branch of Roman law would this be an example of?

Question 20 20. How were the common class citizens of the Roman Republic represented?

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Question 21 21. How did the status of plebs differ from slaves?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Sulla decreased the power of the plebs by

Question 24 24. The Greeks had been establishing colonies in Italy since

Question 25 25. Which of the following was the term used for the common people of ancient Rome?

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Question 26 26. In the Roman Republic, senators were patricians who were

Question 27 27. Which of the following made Italy a great place to start an empire?

Question 28 28. Pax Romana refers to

Question 29 29. What marked the change in Roman law from an arbitrary system to one of lasting prestige?

Question 30 30. Which of the following crises did NOT plague the late Roman Republic?

The Roman Republic Chapter Exam Instructions

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