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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How did Caligula raise funds in France?
(a) He executed the most wealthy locals for treason.
(b) He raised the local taxes by three hundred percent.
(c) He held an auction and sold off the royal family's goods.
(d) He raided the houses of all the wealthy landowners.
2. One of Caligula's first acts is to:
(a) Declare war on Carthage
(b) Declare a general amnesty
(c) Make his grandmother a Goddess
(d) Dissolve the Senate
3. What did Caligula promise Cassius Chærea?
(a) To give him an appointment to the Senate
(b) To allow him to retire with honors
(c) To send him back to Germany to fight
(d) To appoint him as Macro's replacement
4. Who is Claudius surprised to find in his bedroom?
(a) His nephew, Caligula
(b) A hired assassin
(c) His brother's wife
(d) His wife, Urgulanilla
5. What does Livia tell Claudius about himself?
(a) That he is going to avenge Caligula's death
(b) That he is going to conquer Britain
(c) That he is going to kill Tiberius
(d) That he is going to become a God
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Livia demand Claudius do to Urgulanilla's baby?
2. What finally happens to Tiberius's body?
3. The Senator Incitatus was:
4. Cassius Chærea was disgusted when Caligula made him:
5. How does the Senate react to Tiberius's denouncement of Agrippina and Nero?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the actor, Mnester, prevent a massacre?
2. Who does Germanicus accuse of murdering him?
3. Who are the three main conspirators in the plot to assassinate Caligula?
4. What metaphor does Claudius use to describe Tiberius's rule?
5. What reason does Livia give for Tiberius making Caligula his successor?
6. How does Tiberius get rid of Sejanus?
7. How does Calpurnia help Claudius avoid being tried for treason during Caligula's reign?
8. How does Claudius save the lives of the three noblemen who accompany him to Lyons?
9. How does Caligula wage war on Neptune?
10. How does a lizard foretell Tiberius's death?
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