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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What punishment does Cato argue for the conspirators?
(a) Exile.
(b) Being blinded.
(c) Execution.
(d) Life imprisonment.

2. What does Cathegus think is the best way to forward the conspiracy?
(a) Kill the entire Senate.
(b) Work covertly behind the scenes.
(c) Immediate action.
(d) Follow Catiline to France.

3. What does Catiline do when he hears about his men being killed?
(a) Confronts Cicero.
(b) Turns back towards Gaul.
(c) Makes camp for a week.
(d) Marches on Rome.

4. Who does not like Catiline's plans for Cicero?
(a) Galen.
(b) Octavio.
(c) Curius.
(d) Sallust.

5. Why is there a public voting for another consul?
(a) Cicero found out about the meeting.
(b) Some of the people were horrified about drinking human blood.
(c) The higher consuls were upset about the war.
(d) Curius tells his girlfriend about the meeting.

6. What does Sallust say is one of the main differences between Catiline and Cicero?
(a) Catiline was calm and intellectual.
(b) Catiline knew how to delegate tasks.
(c) Cicero was full of passion and brutality.
(d) Cicero was calm and intellectual.

7. What is Curius' final role in the situation with Catiline?
(a) Traitor.
(b) Government informer.
(c) General for Cicero.
(d) He's not involved.

8. Who do Catiline's followers plan to lure to the city gate?
(a) Cicero.
(b) Crassus.
(c) Cato.
(d) Tarquinious.

9. What does Catiline mix for his followers to drink?
(a) Wine and water.
(b) Tea and sugar.
(c) Wine and human blood.
(d) Beer and water.

10. What does Catiline do to attract people to his cause?
(a) Buy them gifts and send them mistresses.
(b) Promise them a position in his government.
(c) Give them land.
(d) Promise them to listen to what they want.

11. How does the Senate decide Crassus' guilt?
(a) By torture.
(b) With a vote.
(c) With a trial.
(d) By following his movements for a week.

12. What two groups came together to form Rome?
(a) The Trojans and Aborigines.
(b) The Italians and the Germanic Tribes.
(c) The Carthaginians and the Druids.
(d) The Britons and the Celts.

13. What is Cicero having a difficult time doing related to Manilos?
(a) Convincing him to be on Cicero's side.
(b) Getting his permission to marry his sister.
(c) Finding him.
(d) Getting good intelligence.

14. Why did Sallust become a writer?
(a) He was too old to do anything else.
(b) He wanted to stir up the people.
(c) He wanted to make Catiline famous.
(d) He did not want to waste his life.

15. Who does Cicero arrange to wait under the Milvian Bridge?
(a) Two men.
(b) Catiline's wife.
(c) Crassus.
(d) Three Senators.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Cicero do with the conspirators he has in custody?

2. To whom does Catiline go for allies?

3. What does Cato say about the fate of the traitors?

4. Who is told about Catiline's plans for Cicero?

5. With what does Sallust say his ancestors built great empires?

(see the answer keys)

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