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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Claudius become his mother's guardian?
(a) He is the oldest male left in his family.
(b) She has become too old to take care of herself.
(c) Livia thinks it would be a good joke on her.
(d) Augustus wants to make sure he is busy.
2. Claudius is the biological grandson of:
(d) Mark Antony
3. What project does Livia stop Claudius from completing?
(a) A history of his grandfather's campaigns
(b) A book about Augustus's religious reforms
(c) Getting appointed to a public position
(d) The building of a new library in Rome
4. How does Marcellus die?
(a) He commits suicide.
(b) Livia poisons him.
(c) Agrippa stabs him.
(d) He dies in battle.
5. Why does Claudius become engaged to Urgulanilla?
(a) He falls in love with her
(b) As a favor to Livia's friend
(c) Augustus asks him to marry her
(d) It gives him more political status
Short Answer Questions
1. What surprises Augustus most about hearing Claudius declaim?
2. To avoid conflict with Julia, Tiberius decides to. . .
3. What is Pollio's profession?
4. Who did Tiberius send to quell the mutinies in the Balkan forces?
5. What does Augustus blame for the low marriage rate in Rome?
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