Comparing the Roman Colosseum & the Theater at Epidaurus


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What was the main difference between the Roman Colosseum and the Flavian Amphitheater?

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1. What two engineering innovations did the Romans use to build the Colosseum?

2. Which of these was not likely to be seen at the Colosseum?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the Roman Colosseum and the Theater at Epidaurus . Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the main difference between the two structures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Engineering innovations of the Colosseum
  • The engineering achievement of the Theater at Epidaurus
  • Uses of the Colosseum

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Roman Colosseum and the Theater at Epidaurus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a Satyr Play
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the event attractions at the Colosseum

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Comparing the Roman Colosseum & the Theater at Epidaurus. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • View the Colosseum and understand how many people it could seat
  • Understand the layout of the Colosseum
  • Identify the key characteristics of the Theater at Epidaurus
  • Know the types of events once held at each venue