The Struggle of the Orders: Plebeians and Patricians


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What was the result of the plebeian's first secession?

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1. A decemvir was one of ten men appointed to _____.

2. The Struggle of the Orders is also called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz can be used to make sure that you thoroughly understand some of the main points on the subject of plebeians and patricians in Ancient Rome. Go through the assessment and answer the questions on some different topics that you should know in order to fully understanding the subject. The quiz questions will test you on points such as notable events in the conflict between plebeians and patricians and relevant historical terminology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your understanding of:

  • The plebeian's first succession and its result
  • The role of a decemvir
  • The Struggle of the Orders
  • Rights granted to the plebeians
  • The term for written Roman laws

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will cover the following objectives:

  • Information recall - use the assessment questions to ensure that you can accurately recall some of the main points from the associated lesson on the history of plebeians and patricians in Ancient Rome
  • Reading comprehension - test your comprehension of some of the main events and points related to the relationship and struggle between plebeians and patricians in Ancient Rome, as well as relevant aspects of Roman law
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of plebeians and patricians to identify relevant terminology, historical events, and aspects of Roman law based upon the prompts given in the questions

Additional Learning

More information on this subject can be found in the corresponding lesson called The Struggle of the Orders: Plebeians and Patricians. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The social structure of Ancient Rome
  • The Struggle of the Orders
  • Relevant aspects of Roman Law
  • The First Succession
  • Rights achieved by the plebeians