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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. Why are historians incapable of pinpointing the site of the battle of Cannae?
(a) The river dried out.
(b) No location indications are given in the texts.
(c) Rivers and construction efforts changed the landscape.
(d) Maps of the area were lost.
2. How many soldiers fought at Cannae?
3. How did the average Roman soldier feel about the battle to come?
(a) Left out.
(c) That it was going to be a disaster.
4. Where was Polybius of Megalopolis at the start of Chapter 1?
(a) Crossing the FrenchAlps.
(b) Crossing the Swiss Alps.
(c) Crossing the Italian Alps.
(d) Crossing the German Alps.
5. What differentiated Romans and Greeks as far as religion?
(a) Romans did not make human sacrifice.
(b) Romans were more pious.
(c) Romans were praying during battle.
(d) Romans had better name for their gods.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Carthage usually deal with military problems that arose?
2. How many books by Titus Livius survive today?
3. How many of Titus Livius's surviving books are about Cannae?
4. What did ancient historians believe strongly in?
5. How much of the Roman senate was in the army going to Cannae?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did military tribunes do for the first time in history according to Chapter 2?
2. Who was Fabius Pictor?
3. What did Aristotle say about the Carthaginian government?
4. What were the three assembled bodies?
5. What thrived in Carthage?
6. How did religion come into play?
7. What question does the author address about the Battle at Cannae?
8. Why did O'Connell address the history of gladiators?
9. What important survivor remained after the Battle at Cannae according to Chapter 1?
10. What did Polybius examine when he hiked through the Alps?
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