The First Man in Rome Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. How does Sulla ensure Hercules will not tell his part in the deception?

2. What does Metellus claim to get Rufus and Marius to join him on the expedition to remove Jugurtha?

3. Why does Marius want to return to Rome?

4. What kills Stichus?

5. What happens at the party between Sulla and Hercules?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Marius serve the army and what was the outcome of his service?

2. How does Marius respond to the complaints and issues the Senators bring up about his proposed bill?

3. What changes does Marius make to the legions he takes with him back to Africa?

4. Why was Julilla starving herself and what was the response to this action?

5. What do Marius and Rufus do because of their frustrations with Metellus's mishandling of the war in Africa?

6. What complications happened to Julia during the birth and how did the situation end?

7. Who had prepared Nicopolis's will and what were the terms of the will?

8. What happens when Jugurtha finds out who has betrayed him?

9. Where does Sulla find Clitumna when he returns and what does he do when he finds her?

10. When Metellus finally releases Marius from his African service what does he believe will happen and w hat does actually happen?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Which character demonstrates the greatest amount of Roman noble characteristics? Why do you think this way? Which one demonstrates the least amount of these characteristics? Why do you think this way?

Essay Topic 2

From the beginning of the novel, Marius believes he is destined for greatness. How do you think this belief about himself has helped him to achieve what he has at the end of the novel? What do you think would have happened had he not had this belief?

Essay Topic 3

Why do you believe the senate distrusts and dislikes Marius so much? Are their beliefs founded or unfounded? Why ?

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