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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Sallust say the prince's way of life promoted?
(a) War even when it wasn't necessary.
(b) Oppression.
(c) Bravery and hero worship.
(d) A weak, indulgent society.

3. Who does Sallust say Piso treated harshly?
(a) Cicero.
(b) The Barbarians.
(c) The Spanish.
(d) Catiline.

4. How did Catiline's constituency end up the way it did?
(a) Catiline abused his power.
(b) They were considered uncouth.
(c) They had a monopoly on a gold mine.
(d) There was a drought in his district.

5. What does Petreius do after Catiline starts to attack?
(a) Sends in an assassin for Catiline.
(b) Changes his strategy.
(c) He does nothing but contine as he was.
(d) Calls for Catiline's surrender.

6. What does Catiline promise the people in question #55 if they help him?
(a) More land for their nation.
(b) Gold and riches.
(c) Total freedom from Rome.
(d) Their country being free of debt.

7. How does Sallust view the body?
(a) As a weak part of humans.
(b) As a beautiful gift from God.
(c) As a brutal, destructive force.
(d) As the best part of a nation.

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

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

10. What does Sallust say is the reason Catiline eventually led the battle from the front line?
(a) It stopped his men from running away.
(b) He remembered his noble origins.
(c) He was able to keep track of the battle better.
(d) He was a better fighter then most of his men.

11. What surprises Petreius about Catiline's attack?
(a) How weak it is.
(b) How aggressive it is.
(c) He is not surprised by anything in Catiline's attack.
(d) How tactically correct it is.

12. What does Catiline say he will do if he is head of the government?
(a) Create a new empire.
(b) End slavery.
(c) Lower taxes.
(d) End debt and the greed of the wealthy.

13. What does Cicero do with the conspirators he has in custody?
(a) Takes them to the Senate.
(b) Has them killed.
(c) Takes them to Antonio.
(d) Takes them to the Roman Court.

14. What do the people in question #55 do after Catiline leaves them?
(a) Nothing, it is of no concern to them.
(b) Disclose his request to Rome.
(c) Get ready for war.
(d) Send their best warriors to Rome.

15. What does Sallust say is the result of people wanting their own merits celebrated rather then to record others' merits?
(a) Celebrities were more imporatant than leaders.
(b) Romans do not have great literature.
(c) The society became weaker.
(d) People began fighting for recognition.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does he tell his followers to carry at all times?

2. Why did Sallust become a writer?

3. Where does Catiline tell the Senate he is going because of the accusations against him?

4. What type of debate does the Senate have over the men Cicero arrests?

5. With whom does Quintus Curius have a relationship?

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