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Which of the following was a major Byzantine industry?
a) concrete
b) mining
c) weapon making
d) silk weaving

Justinian wanted to
a) conquer the Byzantine Empire
b) enslave Africans
c) reunite the Roman Empire
d) further limit women's rights

What title did Octavian take?
a) Cicero
b) Antony
c) King
d) Augustus

Italy is
a) an island in the Mediterranean Sea
b) a peninsula shaped like a boot
c) a large country in Central Europe
d) part of Scandinavia

How did Roman statues differ from Greek statues?
a) Roman statues looked perfect.
b) Roman statues were made of concrete.
c) Roman statues were of animals.
d) Roman statues were more realistic.

What happened when Roman coins lost value in the A.D. 200s?
a) People began to barter.
b) People collected coins.
c) The price of goods decreased.
d) Workers quit their jobs.

The Empress Theodora helped
a) the theater prosper
b) destroy the Byzantine Empire
c) women gain more rights
d) Rome become prosperous again

What happened on March 15th in the year 44 B.C.
a) Caesar began a civil war.
b) The Council of the Plebs met.
c) Caesar's enemies killed him.
d) All enslaved people were killed.

According to traditional legend, who founded the city of Rome?
a) Helen of Troy
b) Romulus and Remus
c) Aristotle and Plato
d) Julius Caesar

Who could hold public office in early Rome?
a) any citizen
b) women
c) only plebeians
d) only patricians

What were the Twelve Tables?
a) Rome's first written laws
b) the tables in the Senate
c) the seats in a courtroom
d) the leaders of the government

In what way did a boy's life in Athens differ from a boy's life in Sparta?
a) Athenian boys went to school; Spartan boys served in the military.
b) Athenia boys studied combat; Spartan boys played sports.
c) Athenian boys lived in barracks; Spartan boys lived at home.
d) Athenian boys became citizens at 30; Spartan boys became citizens at 18.

They believed that the human mind could understand everything.
a) Epicureans
b) Sophists
c) Stoics
d) Philosophers

The Hellenistic Era produced a great body of
a) scientific achievement
b) art and architecture
c) literature and philosophy
d) scientific achievement, art, architecture, literature, and philosophy

Who wrote The Odyssey?
a) Sophocles
b) Homer
c) Euripides
d) Aesop

Who was sentenced to death for his teachings?
a) Archimedes
b) Socrates
c) Ares
d) Plato

Homer's epic, The Iliad, is about
a) The Trojan War
b) Alexander the Great
c) Gilgamesh
d) the oracle at Delphi

In a direct democracy, who decides government matters?
a) all the people
b) women
c) elected representatives
d) the king

Spartan men could return to their home when they were
a) 20
b) 30
c) 40
d) 60

Who freed the Greek city-states in Asia Minor from Persian rule?
a) Philip II
b) Demosthenes
c) Alexander the Great
d) Euclid

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