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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Postumius shockingly threaten his men?
(a) To harbor a secret.
(b) To intentionally lose a battle.
(c) To join another army's fight.
(d) To betray Rome.
2. What causes the Roman military to face the possibility of defeat?
(a) A neigboring region with a larger military.
(b) Dissension among the soldiers.
(c) A neighboring region with a larger supply of weaponry.
(d) Dissension among the military leaders.
3. How is the nature of the decemvirs' politics described?
(a) Illegal, but effective.
(b) Legal, but ineffective.
(c) Legal, but unethical.
(d) Illegal and ineffective.
4. How do the decemvirs respond to outside enemies?
(a) They are angered.
(b) They are shaken.
(c) They are optimistic.
(d) They are emboldened.
5. What is Appius Claudius' position?
(a) He speaks to the relatives of the soldiers who have been killed in battle.
(b) He decides which soldiers should remain and speak for the military during a time of war.
(c) He represents the soldiers who have been killed in battle.
(d) He represents the absent military men while they are away at war.
6. What is the state of the Roman Republic at the end of the second part of Rome and the Patricians?
(a) The consuls are eliminated.
(b) The senate is eliminated.
(c) The military is eliminated.
(d) The tribunes are eliminated.
7. What does Rome's decision in Chapter 3 of Rome and the Patricians illustrate?
(a) Rome's politics.
(b) Rome's power.
(c) Rome's naivety.
(d) Rome's weakness.
8. How are the people of Ardea affected by Rome's new outlook?
(a) They are ambivalent.
(b) They are satisfied.
(c) They are skeptical.
(d) They are unsatisfied.
9. What is the real problem the decemvirs have?
(a) They are overprepared for the power they have.
(b) They are not prepared for the power they have.
(c) They underestimate the power of the Roman military.
(d) They underestimate the power of the Roman people.
10. Where is the civil strife in Rome resolved?
(a) The Capitol.
(b) Circus Maximus.
(c) The City Building.
(d) The Roman Arena.
11. How many allies of Rome need mediation for their dispute?
12. What is unique about Lucius Tarquitius?
(a) He does not live in Rome.
(b) He is a soldier for three separate armies.
(c) He works among the common people and in the government.
(d) He does not own a horse.
13. What is used to support the advocates of intermarriage?
(a) The success of intermarriage in other regions.
(b) The previous integration of other regions by Rome.
(c) The failure of other regions who do not have intermarriage.
(d) The previous design of the social classes by Rome.
14. Who does Postumius have trouble cooperating with in the military?
(a) The consuls.
(b) Those of superior rank.
(c) Those of inferior rank.
(d) Those of equal rank.
15. How is Rome's decision at the end of Rome and the Patricians received?
(a) It is met with confusion.
(b) It is met with cynicism.
(c) It is met with anger.
(d) It is met with support.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Caeso Quinctius's opinion of the consuls?
2. How many meetings with the senators do the decemvirs request?
3. What is the role of the tribunes?
4. How long do the Romans evacuate the city because of the pestilence and illness?
5. What introduces the idea of different classes being allowed to marry?
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