Chapter 1, Fault Lines, The Empire in Crisis, First Century B.C.
1. How many inhabitants did Rome have in the First Century, B.C.?
(a) Over two million.
(b) Two million.
(c) Less than a million.
(d) Over a million.
2. Which of the following was cited as a reason for the difficulty Rome had in managing its vast holdings?
(a) A lack of communication.
(b) Low communication costs.
(c) Interrupted communication.
(d) High communication costs.
3. What was absent from Rome that caused further troubles in managing their holdings?
(a) Public infrastructure, police forces, and local representatives.
(b) Public infrastructure, local representatives, and banking services.
(c) Public infrastructure, police forces, and banking services.
(d) Police forces, diplomatic representatives, and banking services.
4. How was the Roman Constitution developed?
(a) With frequent rewrites.
(b) In layers over time.
(c) Through new versions every year at the same time.
(d) It was only written once.
5. Who elected the Consuls in the Roman government?
(b) The people.
6. What was the length of the term for the Consuls?
(a) One year.
(b) Four years.
(c) Three years.
(d) Two years.
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