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Ancient Rome and Early Christianity (Print Quiz)

1.

The Roman Republic

 

(A)

granted citizenship and voting rights to all its people

 

(B)

allowed any citizen to hold office

 

(C)

combined elements of democracy, aristocracy, and monarchy

 

(D)

maintained an army of mercenaries

  

2.

The main cause of the collapse of the Roman Republic was

 

(A)

the Punic Wars

 

(B)

the conflict between rich and poor

 

(C)

political assassinations

 

(D)

the tyranny of Julius Caesar

  

3.

The system of government established by Augustus remained stable because

 

(A)

his successors were capable administrators

 

(B)

Roman customs spread throughout the provinces

 

(C)

the succession of emperors was clearly defined

 

(D)

he established a civil service

  

4.

Christianity was a threat to Roman rulers because

 

(A)

Jesus preached against Roman rule

 

(B)

Christians refused to worship Roman gods

 

(C)

Christians tried to overthrow Nero

 

(D)

Romans were considered heretics

  

5.

The most enduring contribution of Rome was

 

(A)

its law

 

(B)

the use of aqueducts

 

(C)

its roads

 

(D)

the Latin language

  
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