Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is made to honor Cloelia's bravery?
2. Why are most of the politicians in Rome oligarchs?
3. What planet's name is given to the temple to a deity?
4. How long does the creation and establishment of Rome take?
5. What is a difficulty that the author encounters while writing about the history of Rome?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Camillus, and how is his quest to Delphi interrupted?
2. How does Gaul gain a victory over Rome, what does Camillus do to retaliate, and how do the women of the city contribute to the war?
3. How does the war between the creditors and the debtors begin?
4. What is unique about Lucius Tarquitius?
5. What happens between two allies of Rome, and how does the city become involved?
6. How does Tarquin die, and what effect does it have on the Republic of Rome?
7. What does Postumius do to cause his soldiers to turn against him, and what is the controversy surrounding his death?
8. How do the debtors and the citizens of Rome take the law into their own hands after the government proves to be no help with the credit problems?
9. What threat do the decemvirs face, and how do they initially attempt to deal with it?
10. How long does Romulus rule, and what type of leadership does Pompilius provide?
Servius' time as King is eventful in many ways, including how his reign ends.
1) Chronicle the policies that Servius is responsible for and their effect on Rome.
2) Describe in detail the plan to take the throne from Servius by his relatives.
3) Explain how Tarquin rules over Rome, providing examples from the book of his actions.
4) Describe Sextus's role in Gabii and how his actions ignite the effort to remove Tarquin and eliminate the idea of a monarchy.
Rome is taken over by Gaul for a variety of reasons, and the Romans are forced to make an important decision.
1) Describe the state of Rome when Gaul attacks and how it contributes to the result of the attacks.
2) Explain who Camillus is and why he has an important part in the war as well as the decision to remain in Rome after it is over.
3) Discuss the events that take place after the war, including how the women are instrumental in giving Rome a second chance, the way they are rewarded for it, and the magnitude of the decision that the Romans are left with.
4) Explain the omen that occurs and how it causes the people to stay in Rome. Also, describe the way the city is rebuilt and what the possible future for the Republic of Rome is.
The first three Kings of Rome had different approaches to ruling the city, and as a result, Rome itself experiences many changes in its early stages. Compare and contrast the way that Romulus, Pompilius, and Hostilius choose to rule, the motivations behind their actions, and the effects of them for Rome in general.
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