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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 is Caeso Quinctius's opinion of the consuls?
(a) He eliminates them.
(b) He tries to add mroe consuls to the senate.
(c) He defends them.
(d) He tries to replace them with the tribunes.
2. How are the people of Ardea affected by Rome's new outlook?
(a) They are satisfied.
(b) They are skeptical.
(c) They are unsatisfied.
(d) They are ambivalent.
3. How do the slaves revolt in Rome?
(a) They are working alone.
(b) They are assisited by other forces.
(c) They are assisted by the people.
(d) They are assisted by the military.
4. How is the nature of the decemvirs' politics described?
(a) Legal, but ineffective.
(b) Illegal, but effective.
(c) Legal, but unethical.
(d) Illegal and ineffective.
5. What do the opponents of intermarriage fear?
(a) Further attempts to change the definition of marriage even more.
(b) The government's loss of control.
(c) The unintended economic consequences.
(d) The decline of the Roman culture.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the government pay for the military?
2. How do the senators feel about the practices of the decemvirs?
3. Who does Postumius have trouble cooperating with in the military?
4. During the time of Rome and the Patricians, how is the military generally used?
5. What is the conspiracy that is mentioned at the end of the first section in War & Politics?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the decemvirs?
2. What are both sides of the intermarriage debate Rome faces?
3. What do the Volscians surprisingly do that redefines their relationship with Rome?
4. What is Veii now considered to the Romans, and how does Rome plan on dealing with the situation?
5. What is the "solution" that Rome gives its allies, and how is the decision perceived by the people?
6. What happens between two allies of Rome, and how does the city become involved?
7. Who is Quinctius, and what debate is he positioned in the middle of?
8. Who is Appius Claudius, and what does he point out about the state of Rome?
9. How long does the pestilence and illness last, and what effect does it have on Rome?
10. How do the slaves revolt, what is the senate's response, and how is the problem resolved?
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