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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Caesar's tribune?
2. What does Caesar accuse Rabirius of?
3. Who warns Caesar of the boni's deception?
4. Who does Caesar say dominates the military world?
5. Who does Cicero say would be most likely to cause an uprising?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does Caesar want in his Triumvirate, and why?
2. How does Terentia feel about how Caesar treats the Vestal Virgins?
3. What causes Catilina to leave Rome?
4. How does Cicero find his name on Clodius's revenge list?
5. What does Caesar give as a pittance for breaking Julia's betrothal?
6. What is the one thing the Boni admire about Caesar?
7. Why does the boni not expect Caesar to give up his imperium for consulship?
8. What does Caesar do after the desecration of the Bona Dea?
9. How does Pompey feel when he first meets Julia?
10. Why does Fulvia abort her unborn child?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of people. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the people in the book?
Essay Topic 2
There were a few different social and political ideals mentioned and discussed in this book. What were some of these ideals, and how did their presence in the book affect the main characters?
Essay Topic 3
Aurelia was a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How did she accomplish this? What are some ways that his presence, however brief, altered the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if she had not been in the book at all?
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