The Eagle of the Ninth Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17 The Wild Hunt.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Esca become enslaved?
(a) The clan rose against their overlords and lost
(b) He stoled from a Roman legate
(c) He killed a Roman horse
(d) He was caught cheating at cards

2. What happened to the Eagle of the Ninth Legion?
(a) A young boy hid it in his hut
(b) It was lost in the mountains
(c) It was sent to Rome via a courier
(d) A group of Epidaii tribesmen carried the captured Eagle north

3. What does Marcus do so Cottia can visit?
(a) Talks to her mother
(b) Adopts her
(c) Asks her to marry him
(d) Urges his uncle to be friendlier to his neighbors

4. How does Marcus feel towards Esca?
(a) He considers him a friend
(b) He thinks he's a good slave
(c) He thinks he's stupid
(d) He thinks he needs more training

5. What did the tribe call the Roman soldiers?
(a) Evil invaders
(b) Brown warriors
(c) Red Crests
(d) Yellow bellies

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Marcus do with the tiny bird he carved from olive wood at home in Etruria?

2. How do Marcus and Esca elude the riders?

3. What did Maximus recommend for the fourth cohort?

4. What is the insignia of the second legion?

5. From where did Esca know him?

(see the answer key)

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