Romulus and Remus: Story of the Founding of Rome


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According to legend, who was the original founder of Rome?

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1. Who was the divine father of Romulus and Remus?

2. Why did Amulius attempt to kill Romulus and Remus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of Rome and when it was founded.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Original founder of Rome, according to myth
  • Divine father of Romulus and Remus
  • Amulius
  • Who was in a war with Romulus

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the founding of Rome
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Romulus and Remus
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information regarding Amulius's attempt to murder Romulus and Remus

Additional Learning

For further information about the individuals and myths important to the founding of Rome, review the lesson, Romulus & Remus: Story of the Founding of Rome. This lesson will look at the following objectives:

  • Details the upbringing Romulus and Remus
  • Explains the wars that took place in that era
  • Covers the role of Jupiter
  • Explores the death of Romulus