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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Clodius unsuccessfully attempt to do while Cicero is away?
(a) Pass a law banning Cicero from Rome.
(b) Find where Cicero is.
(c) Move into Cicero's house.
(d) Auction off Cicero's property.
2. What does Cinna's disappearance lead some to believe?
(a) That Cinna is plotting an attack on Pompey.
(b) That Pompey killed Cinna.
(c) That Cinna has joined forces with Pompey.
(d) That Cinna fled in fear of Pompey.
3. Who pays Caesar's debt when he is stopped on his way to Spain?
4. Where does Cicero serve as a priest before returning to Rome?
5. Which city does Pompey help rebuild on his way home to Rome?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Cato do to diminish the effects of Caesar's growing popularity?
2. What does Caesar do when his generals fear attacking the Germans?
3. What does Caesar do on his way back to Rome?
4. What leads to Mithridates' suicide?
5. What does Cicero take the time to learn about everyone he meets?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is interesting about how the battle between Pompey and Sertorius ends, and Pompey's decision afterward?
2. What personal problems does Cicero encounter after he retires from public life?
3. How does Pompey's reputation contrast with his father's?
4. What is Cicero's educational background and how does it contribute to the decisions made early in his career?
5. How do the people show their support for Caesar when he enters politics and what does Cato do to try to lessen Caesar's popularity at that time?
6. How does the rivalry between Cicero and Clodius begin?
7. What age is Pompey when he does battle with Caesar and what happens when the two first meet?
8. How do the differences between Caesar and Pompey lead to Caesar becoming the dictator of Rome, and what does he do with the position?
9. What leads to the civil war between Caesar and Pompey?
10. How does Caesar avoid death in his youth, and what do his dealings with the pirates display?
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