Ancient Roman Culture & Its Influence on Modern Life


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1. What does Veto mean?

2. Which of the following is NOT a Romance language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ancient Roman culture has influenced the modern world in many areas. In particular, United States government, world languages, religions, and law practices from across the globe rely heavily on elements and ideas borrowed from ancient Roman culture. Before, during, or after the lesson, use this interactive quiz and worksheet to zero in on those influential ideas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Latin terms from ancient Roman culture
  • Origins of the Roman alphabet
  • Ancient culture that the Romans revered
  • Ancient Rome's influence on languages

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most significant information about influence of another ancient culture on the Romans
  • Information recall - access the knowledge gained about the role of the Roman alphabet in the development of languages around the world
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key words related to the Roman Senate

Additional Learning

To learn more about influence of ancient Roman culture, review the lesson entitled Ancient Roman Culture & Its Influence on Modern Life. The objectives addressed include:

  • Understand how the ancient Romans influenced the structure of United States government
  • Learn about Roman influences on the modern world
  • Recognize the impact of Rome on civil law
  • Analyze how Roman infrastructure made the spread of religion possible
  • Understand how Roman reverence for ancient cultures allowed for the preservation of important history