I, Claudius Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 29.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old is Caligula when he becomes emperor?
(a) Twenty-five years old
(b) Thirty years old
(c) Thirty-five years old
(d) Twenty years old

2. What does the author mean when he refers to the regimental Eagle?
(a) A mascot bird kept in a cage
(b) The military ensign of the regiment
(c) The fiercest soldier in the group
(d) A marching song that the soldiers sang

3. How do Livia and Urgulania describe the marriage of Claudius and Urgulanilla?
(a) The Quick and the Dead
(b) The Camel and the Elephant
(c) The Bookworm and the Boar
(d) The Dove and the Hawk

4. What does Livia do to embarrass Tiberius?
(a) Denounces him in front of the Senate
(b) Gives a public reading of Augustus's letters
(c) Hires an actor to caracature him in public
(d) Publishes his love letters to Vispania

5. Germanicus promises Claudius, if he finds evidence that Postumus is innocent, he will. . .
(a) investigate the death of their father.
(b) speak to Augustus about the matter.
(c) rescue Postumus from the island himself.
(d) make sure that Livia was tried for her crimes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which senator challenges Tiberius's reluctance to accept power?

2. Why does Augustus move the sword-fighters out of the city?

3. Who accuses Postumus of trying to rape her?

4. One of Caligula's first acts is to:

5. What did Augustus tell Claudius just a month before he died?

(see the answer key)

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