World History 10 Name:_____________________ Mr. Hannah January 29, 2007 Roman Empire Practice Test You will need to use your notes (PAX, ROMANA, Jesus of Nazareth, The Pax Romana Leaders, and Contributions of the Pax Romana) to answer the following questions. This worksheet will be checked on Tuesday for five bonus points. We will review this on Tuesday for our test on Wednesday. I. Matching: Match the following Roman people to their accomplishments. A. The first emperor, established the Pax Romana, 1. ____ Constantine B. Wrote Aeneid, an epic on the founding of Rome. 2. ____ Augustus C. Moral leader who is considered God by 3. ____ Nero his followers. D. Established the geocentric theory. 4. ____ Marcus Aurelius E. Emperor who converted to Christianity and allowed Christians to worship 5. ____ Theodosius freely. F. Someone who dies for a cause. 6. ____ Virgil G. Challenged Augustus for power but was defeated. 7. ____ Paul H. Brutal ruler who made Christians the scapegoats for a fire in Rome. 8. ____ Jesus I. Most significant Christian missionary. 9. ____ Diocletian J. Made Christianity the official religion and outlawed all other religions in 10. ____ Ptolemy Rome. K. Split the empire into the Eastern and 11. ____ Marc Anthony Western Roman Empire. L. This good emperor was the last ruler of 12. ____ Martyr the Pax Romana. II. Multiple Choice 13. ____ Which of the following architectural 15. ____ What was created to carry clean water into buildings were NOT constructed in Rome: the cities from the seas? A. Pantheon A. Aqueducts B. Parthenon B. Rivers C. Coliseum C. Canals D. Forum D. Water sprinklers 14. ____ What event signals the end of the Pax 16. ____ Emperor Constantine issued this declaring Romana? Christianity legal in the Roman Empire? A. Constantine taking the throne A. Christian doctrine B. Theodosius outlawing other religions B. Edict of Milan C. Punic Wars C. Magna Carta of Carthage D. Marcus Aurelius’ death D. Pax Romana World History 10 Name:_____________________ Mr. Hannah January 29, 2007 17. ____ What is another name for the first four 22. ____ The military became weak towards the end books of the New Testament? for which of the following reasons: A. Bible A. their technology was outdated. B. Gospels B. the Romans started having to hire C. Hymns outsiders to serve in the military. D. Apostles C. they focused too much on securing Rome. 18. ____ This architectural innovation supported D. they could not win the big one. more weight allowing structures to become larger and heavier. 23. ____ Byzantium will be renamed to: A. Aqueduct A. Constantinople B. Corinthian Columns B. Istanbul C. Arches C. New Rome D. Pulleys D. Hannahville® 19. ____ The language that the Romans spoke 24. ____ Towards the end of the empire people was: preferred the loyalty to this body over the emperor: A. Spanish A. the military B. Italian B. the church C. French C. Jupiter D. Latin D. the Senate 20. ____ The Roman language is the basis of a 25. ____ This structure was used to appease and group of languages called the ______ languages. entertain the poor masses: A. Romantic A. the temple of Jupiter B. Cyrillic B. the Pantheon C. Germanic C. the Forum D. Slovak D. the Colosseum 21. ____ The Roman principle that one was 26. ____ Which of the following is NOT an aspect of “innocent until proven guilty” comes from: the Pax Romana? A. the Senate A. Expansion and solidification of the empire. B. Hammurabi’s Code B. Relative peace for nearly 2 centuries. C. The Ten Commandments C. A clear and bloodless succession of emperors. D. The Twelve Tables D. It was created by Augustus Caesar. III. Short Answer 27. List 2 causes for the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. 28. List 2 ways in which the Romans focused on the public’s health. 29. List 2 reforms that Augustus Caesar made.
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