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Ancient Rome Quiz

I took a Roman History class in college and found it fascinating Maybe you find it fascinating too I hope you enjoy this little quiz 10 Questions.

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This Roman emperor was known for his decadence and wickedness he even considered making his horse a senator and he was murdered by his Praetorian Guard in AD 41 who was he?

  • Caligula
  • Nero
  • Julius Caesar
  • Tiberius


According to Roman mythology Rome was founded by twin brothers Romulus and Remus at one point they were abandoned to die but were then saved by what type of animal?

  • A cat
  • A dog
  • A tiger
  • A wolf


Who was not one of the conspirators involved in the assassination of Julius Caesar?

  • Mark Antony
  • Servius Galba
  • Marcus Brutus
  • Gaius Longinus


Julius Caesars sole heir later became Augustus the first emperor of Rome Who was he?

  • Marc Antony
  • Octavian
  • Cato
  • Pliny the Elder


Which power did Rome fight against in the Punic Wars?

  • Macedonia
  • Gaul
  • Carthage
  • Egypt


This Roman emperor was known for his stoic philosophical writings Who was he?

  • Maximus
  • Commodus
  • Marcus Aurelius
  • Augustus


What did Julius Caesar do that so raised the ire of certain senators to the point that they decided to assassinate him?

  • He called the Senators mean names
  • He had his wife murdered
  • He crossed the Rubicon River with his army and named himself dictator for life
  • He placed heavy taxes on the Roman people


Who was the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity?

  • Hadrian
  • Tiberius
  • Augustus
  • Constantine


What ancient civilization is considered to be the founders of Rome?

  • The Greeks
  • The Etruscans
  • The Hittites
  • The Minoans


After the fall of the Roman empire parts of it continued on and were even ruled by successors to the earlier emperors what is this empire which lasted till the 15th century called?

  • Nothing after the empire fell there was no surviving Roman civilization
  • The Byzantine Empire
  • The Indo European Dynasty
  • The Roman Catholic Empire