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Ancient Roman Architecture Quiz II

Another 20 ancient Roman structures that still exist. Can you recognize them all? 20 Questions.

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Little remains of this chariot racing stadium, once the largest in the Roman Empire. What's its name?

  • Ben Hur Memorial Racetrack
  • Circus Maximus
  • Colosseum
  • Pontefract Racecourse

Question 2 Photo

Built around 100 AD, this is one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres in France. What's its name?

  • Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls of Lugdunum
  • Arena of Nimes
  • Arles Amphitheatre
  • Stade de Reims

Question 3 Photo

On what Roman square can you find the Arch of Titus and the Arch of Septimius Severus?

  • Forum Boarium
  • Forum of Caesar
  • Forum Romanum
  • Forum Vinarium

Question 4 Photo

The 24.15 m dome of the Rotunda of Saint George used to be the largest brick dome in the world. Where is it?

  • Edessa
  • Heraklion
  • Herculaneum
  • Thessaloniki

Question 5 Photo

Completed in 20 AD, the Bridge of Tiberius is still in use. In wich city can you see it?

  • Rimini
  • Rome
  • Turin
  • Venice

Question 6 Photo

This is the highest of all Roman aqueduct bridges. What's its name?

  • Aqua Claudia
  • Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Eifel Aqueduct
  • Pont du Gard

Question 7 Photo

What's the name of this Roman mausoleum?

  • Mausoleum of Augustus
  • Mausoleum of Caesar
  • Mausoleum of Hadrian
  • Mausoleum of Trajan

Question 8 Photo

Maison Carrée is one of the best preserved Roman temples. In which city can you see it?

  • Bordeaux
  • Marseille
  • Nimes
  • Paris

Question 9 Photo

What's the name of this defensive fortification in Roman Britain?

  • Hadrian's Wall
  • Limes Sarmatiae
  • Ranisstorum
  • Trajan's Wall

Question 10 Photo

What's the name of this temple, close to the river Tiber in Rome?

  • Temple of Hercules Victor
  • Temple of Portunus
  • Temple of Saturn
  • Temple of Vesta

Question 11 Photo

Vercingetorix, Jugurtha, Sejanus, Saint Peter and Saint Paul were supposedly held in this prison on the slope of the Capitoline Hill. What's its name?

  • Alcatraz
  • Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter
  • Mamertine Prison

Question 12 Photo

This well-preserved amphitheatre was completed in 68 AD. Where can you find the Pula Arena?

  • Croatia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece

Question 13 Photo

What's the name of this famous excavated Roman city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

  • Actium
  • Apollonia
  • Carthage
  • Pompeii

Question 14 Photo

This is one of the largest Roman theatres ever constructed. Where can you find the theatre of Bosra?

  • Bulgaria
  • Germany
  • Libya
  • Syria

Question 15 Photo

The Aula Palatina contains the largest extant hall from Roman antiquity. In which city can you see it?

  • Amiens
  • Madrid
  • Milan
  • Trier

Question 16 Photo

Where can you find Hadrian's Villa?

  • Capri
  • Pompeii
  • Tivoli
  • Turin

Question 17 Photo

What's the name of the only four-arched triumphal arch in Rome?

  • Arch of Janus
  • Arch of Titus
  • Porta Nigra
  • Porta Tiburtina

Question 18 Photo

Built about 15 BC, what's the name of this Roman tomb?

  • Casal Rotondo
  • Pyramid of Cestius
  • Tomb of Cecilia Metella
  • Tomb of the Valerii

Question 19 Photo

One of the oldest Roman roads. What's its name?

  • Via Appia
  • Via Aurelia
  • Via Pontica
  • Via Sacra

Question 20 Photo

What's the name of this harbour city southwest of Rome, founded in the 7th century BC?

  • Leptis Magna
  • Massilia
  • Ostia
  • Portus Julius