Farming in Ancient Rome: Lesson for Kids - Quiz & Worksheet


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About how much of the Roman population lived in the countryside?

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1. What were the three main foods in the Ancient Roman diet?

2. A granary is a place where the farmers would _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For the ancient Romans, running a huge empire took a lot of work. After all, somebody had to feed all those people. That's where the Roman farmer came in. On this worksheet and quiz you will answer test questions on what foods most Romans ate, what the farmers did with their crops and how they got their water.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on this quiz cover:

  • How many people lived in the country
  • What Romans almost always ate
  • Which kind of structure the Romans used to move water to their fields

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - be sure that you understand the most important facts from your reading, like what Roman farmers did with the food they grew
  • Explaining information - make sure that you can read about what a granary is and explain it correctly
  • Learning practice - use what you've learned to name three important Roman foods

Additional Learning

Dig into the lesson called Farming in Ancient Rome: Lesson for Kids to find out more. When you're done, you should be able to:

  • Explain what the vallus and tribulum were for
  • Discuss what Varro had to say about farming in Italy
  • Describe what a Roman farmer's day might be like