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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the state of the allies when they approach Rome for mediation?
(a) They are energized.
(b) They are confused by Rome's current political structure.
(c) They are angry at Rome.
(d) They are worn down.
2. What do the Romans label the class that exhibits wealth and power?
(a) The elitists.
(b) The superiors.
(c) The patricians.
(d) The plebians.
3. How does Postumia disguise her disposition?
(a) With politeness.
(b) With humor.
(c) With deception.
(d) With rudeness.
4. Where is the civil strife in Rome resolved?
(a) The Capitol.
(b) Circus Maximus.
(c) The City Building.
(d) The Roman Arena.
5. What are the people chastised for after the rule of the decemvirs ends?
(a) Contributing to Rome's political problems.
(b) Supporting the decemvirs.
(c) Following the decemvirs.
(d) Contributing to Rome's economic problems.
6. How does the government pay for the military?
(a) It taxes the people.
(b) It requests donations from other regions.
(c) It requests donations from the people.
(d) It taxes the government officials.
7. How are the people of Ardea affected by Rome's new outlook?
(a) They are skeptical.
(b) They are unsatisfied.
(c) They are satisfied.
(d) They are ambivalent.
8. Who does Postumius have trouble cooperating with in the military?
(a) Those of superior rank.
(b) Those of equal rank.
(c) The consuls.
(d) Those of inferior rank.
9. How do the decemvirs respond to outside enemies?
(a) They are angered.
(b) They are optimistic.
(c) They are emboldened.
(d) They are shaken.
10. What threat does the revolt of the slaves cause Rome to face?
(a) Over population.
(b) A civil war.
(c) The institution of martial law.
(d) The overthrow of the government.
11. What does Rome's decision in Chapter 3 of Rome and the Patricians illustrate?
(a) Rome's politics.
(b) Rome's weakness.
(c) Rome's power.
(d) Rome's naivety.
12. How many allies of Rome need mediation for their dispute?
13. How many men with axes govern over the people of Rome as Chapter 2 of Rome and the Patricians ends?
(c) Twenty five.
14. What is considered a shortcoming that the advocates of intermarriage want to overcome?
15. What kind of power are the Etruscans known for?
(a) Political and cultural.
(b) Political, but not cultural.
(c) Cultural, but not political.
(d) The Etruscans were not known for having any power.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the opponents of intermarriage fear?
2. How many classes were originally listed by Servilius?
3. What is it about Postumia that offends some people?
4. What introduces the idea of different classes being allowed to marry?
5. What do the leaders have mixed feelings about, as a result of the slaves' revolt?
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