Roman Aqueducts Lesson for Kids


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What is an aqueduct?

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1. What is a castellum?

2. Why did the Romans build aqueducts to follow the slope of the land?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You probably know that the ancient Romans were really important in history, but do you know about some of their biggest inventions? One of these inventions is called the aqueduct, and this quiz and worksheet will test what you know about it. You can take this quiz to go over what aqueducts did and how the Romans used them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will help you make sure that you know about:

  • The definition of an aqueduct
  • What a castellum is
  • How and when the aqueducts were built

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see what facts you remember about the aqueducts built by the ancient Romans
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the reasons the Romans built and aqueducts and how they built them
  • Defining key concepts - check to see if you know the meanings of some important terms, like aqueduct and castellum

Additional Learning

Learn more about aqueducts with the lesson called Roman Aqueducts Lesson for Kids. This lesson will go over:

  • The definition of an aqueduct
  • Why the Romans built them
  • How they were built
  • The history of aqueducts