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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Augustus do when he discovers that Julia is having sexual affairs?
(a) He asks her to join the Vestals.
(b) He orders Tiberius to return at once.
(c) He orders her to be banished from Rome.
(d) He helps her divorce Tiberius and remarry.

2. When Tiberius adopts Germanicus, Claudius's brother is brought into which family?
(a) The Drusillan Family
(b) The Julian Family
(c) The Claudian Family
(d) The Tiberian Family

3. What do Pollio and Livy argue about?
(a) The Empire and the Republic
(b) The proper way to write history
(c) Which god is most powerful
(d) Who will succeed Augustus

4. What events trigger political unrest in Rome in 5 A.D.?
(a) A series of fires in the poor neighborhoods
(b) Several uprisings led by former slaves
(c) Earthquakes, floods, and a famine
(d) The deaths of a dozen popular senators

5. What does Germanicus ask Claudius to do?
(a) Speak to Tiberius on behalf of the regiments
(b) Secretly send him two hundred thousand gold coins
(c) Steal money from the public purse to pay the soldiers
(d) Forge a letter from Tiberius and send it by courier

Short Answer Questions

1. The key to Livia and Augustus's higher cipher was found in the first chapter of. . .

2. What surprises Augustus most about hearing Claudius declaim?

3. What does Augustus blame for the low marriage rate in Rome?

4. How long had some of the oldest soldiers served?

5. Sejanus persuaded Tiberius to. . .

(see the answer key)

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