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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. Which one of the following best describes the state of the Roman Republic during the time described in Chapter 2 of Rome and the Patricians?
(a) The people rule over the government.
(b) The government rules over the people.
(c) The government has been abolished.
(d) The people have been implemented into the government.
2. Why are slaves not considered part of the plebian class?
(a) They cannot join the military.
(b) They are not polticians.
(c) They do not have enough money.
(d) They cannot vote.
3. What is Appius Claudius' position?
(a) He represents 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 speaks to the relatives of the soldiers who have been killed in battle.
(d) He represents the absent military men while they are away at war.
4. How do the decemvirs respond to outside enemies?
(a) They are emboldened.
(b) They are optimistic.
(c) They are shaken.
(d) They are angered.
5. What is unique about Lucius Tarquitius?
(a) He does not own a horse.
(b) He is a soldier for three separate armies.
(c) He works among the common people and in the government.
(d) He does not live in Rome.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the state of the allies when they approach Rome for mediation?
2. How long were the Volscians an enemy of Rome?
3. How have the allies been fighting their war until they seek a mediator for it?
4. What is the reason for the dispute of Rome's allies?
5. What do the allies hope Rome will provide for them in their dispute?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are both sides of the intermarriage debate Rome faces?
2. What are the decemvirs?
3. What does Postumius do to cause his soldiers to turn against him, and what is the controversy surrounding his death?
4. What do the senators do when the decemvirs take over?
5. How long does the pestilence and illness last, and what effect does it have on Rome?
6. Who is Postumia and why do people object to her?
7. Who is Appius Claudius, and what does he point out about the state of Rome?
8. What do the Volscians surprisingly do that redefines their relationship with Rome?
9. Who is Quinctius, and what debate is he positioned in the middle of?
10. What happens to the five classes set up by Servilius, and how are the patricians described?
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