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From whom did the Romans take ideas and improve upon them?
a) All
b) Greeks
c) Native Americans
d) Egyptians

What are structurest that carry water over long distances?
a) Aqueducts
b) Ditches
c) Arches
d) Columns

What is it called when a government that allows people to vote for their leaders?
a) Democracy
b) Empire
c) Monarchy
d) Republic

What did the Roman Empire want from its conquered lands?
a) Trade of Goods
b) All
c) Taxes
d) Peace

Who was the greatest of Rome's five good emperors?
a) Hadrian
b) Justinian
c) Caesar
d) Nero

What is a curved structure that is used to support on open space?
a) Arch
b) Column
c) Bannister
d) Triangle

What did the Romans call a leader who could assume maximum power for 6 months?
a) Caesar
b) Emperor
c) Dictator
d) Senator

What is the one thing that Virgil said the Romans were made to do
a) Invent
b) Govern
c) Build
d) All

Who was Rome's first emperor?
a) Octavian
b) None
c) Augustus
d) Both

Who were the everyday citizens of Rome?
a) Patricians
b) Senators
c) Plebeians
d) Consuls

What happened to Julius Caesar?
a) He was voted out of his consul position
b) He was defeated by the forces of Octavian
c) He was assassinated
d) He died as the greatest ruler in Roman History

What were the leaders of the Roman Republic called?
a) Consuls
b) Caesars
c) Emperors
d) Dictators

What was the name of the Roman laws that settled differences between their social classes?
a) 96 Theses
b) Four Questions
c) 12 Tables
d) Hammurabi's Code

Who was the Roman legislature?
a) Praetors
b) Senate
c) Dictator
d) Consul

What was the name of the site that housed combats between people and between people and animals?
a) The Colosseum
b) The Forum
c) Circus Maximus
d) Golden Arches

What was the building material invented by the Romans?
a) Papyrus
b) Velcro
c) Adobe
d) Concrete

Who were the rich and powerful people of Roman society?
a) Plebeians
b) Patricians
c) Dictators
d) Praetors

What is an area of the Roman Empire ruled by a governor and supported by an army?
a) State
b) Country
c) Province
d) Empire

What is the rejection of any planned action by a person in power?
a) Conjecture
b) Senator
c) Veto
d) Empire

Who were the first people to settle on the Italian peninsula?
a) Romans
b) Greeks
c) Egyptians
d) Etruscans

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