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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 24.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What disturbs Claudius about Caligula?
(a) Caligula likes to watch animals being killed.
(b) Caligula spends all his time gambling.
(c) Caligula spends too much time with Tiberius.
(d) Caligula seems to share a secret with Livia.

2. Livia finds out about Postumus's escape by. . .
(a) asking the wife of the man who helped Augustus.
(b) reading some letters that Augustus wrote.
(c) grilling Claudius for what he knows about it.
(d) torturing one of Augustus's slaves.

3. What nickname do people use for Claudius?
(a) Claudius the Brave
(b) Claudius the Idiot
(c) Claudius the Cautious
(d) Claudius the Ugly

4. Who kills the German soldier who offered to fight "any Roman?"
(a) Germanicus
(b) Cassius Chærea
(c) Augustus
(d) Roach

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Livia ask Plancina to do?

2. Why does Athenodorus leave Rome?

3. Where is Germanicus sent after finishing his Consulship?

4. What does Claudius think is the reason for the low marriage rate?

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

(see the answer key)

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