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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. What does Claudius advise the old Sergeant to do?
(a) Keep his sword with him during Caligula's assembly
(b) Compliment Caligula as much as he possibly can
(c) Leave the regiment and never look back again
(d) Never turn his back on any of the German guards

2. Why was Claudius summoned to the Hall of Justice late one night?
(a) To be sentenced to death
(b) To judge a trial against Jove
(c) To go over Livia's records
(d) To watch Caligula dance

3. What does Livia tell Claudius about her own death?
(a) That she knows the very day she will die
(b) That she wants him to plan her funeral
(c) That she will be murdered by Tiberius
(d) That she is planning to commit suicide

4. What class of people did Augustus especially distrust?
(a) Generals
(b) Informers
(c) Senators
(d) Traitors

5. What is Claudius surprised about once Livia is dead?
(a) How old her corpse looks on the pyre
(b) How much worse Tiberius begins to act
(c) How much people loved his grandmother
(d) How long it takes the news to reach Tiberius

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Claudius say about Nero, Germanicus's eldest son?

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

3. Why does Caligula start to become unpopular?

4. What disturbs Claudius about Caligula?

5. Who warns Claudius about the draining of the treasury?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Antonia discover the plot against Tiberius?

2. Why does Agrippina become alienated from Claudius?

3. Why does Livia play up the rivalry between Sejanus and Castor to Tiberius?

4. How does the actor, Mnester, prevent a massacre?

5. How does Tiberius get rid of Sejanus?

6. What reason does Livia give for Tiberius making Caligula his successor?

7. What makes Germanicus happy about being appointed to oversee the eastern provinces?

8. Who are the three main conspirators in the plot to assassinate Caligula?

9. How does Claudius save the lives of the three noblemen who accompany him to Lyons?

10. How does a lizard foretell Tiberius's death?

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