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Grade 5 Roman Empire
Citizens of the Roman Empire had to pay heavy taxes to finance large                               .
  1. art projects
  2. schools
  3. churches
  4. armies
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What type of tribes were attacking the Roman borders frequently and relentlessly around the time of the collapse of the empire?
  1. Monarch or King
  2. Germanic or Barbarian
  3. Nobles
  4. They were only attacked after the empire fell.
Grade 5 Roman Empire
By the year 500, the western half of the Roman Empire had fallen. Which of these is NOT a cause of the fall...
  1. Change in climate and weather
  2. Weakening frontiers
  3. Economic and social issues
  4. Political instability
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Julius Caesar updated the Roman calendar and named which month after himself?
  1. February
  2. July
  3. August
  4. December
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What was the name of the wars fought between slaves and Rome?
  1. Peloponnesian Wars
  2. Punic Wars
  3. Gallic Wars
  4. Servile Wars
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Before Rome was founded, who lived in the northern part of Italy?
  1. Tunisians
  2. Grecians
  3. Sicilians
  4. Etruscans
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What is the name of the active volcano that erupted in Italy and destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum?
  1. Mount McKinley
  2. Mount Vesuvius
  3. Mount St. Helens
  4. Mount Krakatoa
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What was the Eastern Roman Empire known as?
  1. The Capital of Rome
  2. The Byzantine Empire
  3. Athenian Empire
  4. Median Empire
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What did the Romans call the uncultured people who attacked Rome's borders?
  1. Barbarians
  2. Maurauders
  3. Savages
  4. Enemies
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Who fought in the first Punic War?
  1. Rome and Carthage
  2. Athens and Spartans
  3. Roman and Greece
  4. Carthage and Phoenicians
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What does the Pax Romana refer to?
  1. The scrolls containing Roman laws
  2. A treaty between Rome and Greece
  3. The system of Roman government
  4. A period of Roman peace
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Which Roman emperor was the first to declare Christianity the official religion of Rome?
  1. Titus
  2. Julius Caesar
  3. Caesar Augustus
  4. Theodosius
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Which emperor divided the Roman Empire because he believed it would keep it safer?
  1. Diocletian
  2. Julius Caesar
  3. Marcus Aurelius
  4. Emperor Caracalla
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Who was the first Roman leader who attempted to conquer Britain?
  1. Titus
  2. Julius Caesar
  3. Caesar Augustus
  4. Nero
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What did the Romans build to bring water from the springs to the city?
  1. sewer pipe made out of wood
  2. aqueducts
  3. puquious
  4. special copper pipes
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Where was the first Punic War fought?
  1. Italy
  2. Tunisia, on the coast of Africa
  3. The island of Corsica
  4. The island of Sicily
  5. The island of Sardinia
Grade 5 Roman Empire
What is the meaning of veto in Latin?
  1. I forbid
  2. I deny
  3. I refuse
  4. I will obey
Grade 5 Roman Empire

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According to legend, who founded Rome?
  1. Julius Caesar
  2. Romulus
  3. Remus
  4. Zeus
  5. Cronus
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Where is the city of Carthage?
  1. On the island of Sicily bordering the Mediterranean sea.
  2. On the coast of the Adriatic Sea in the country of Italy.
  3. In the country of Caanan which is modern day Israel.
  4. On the northern coast of Africa in modern day Tunisia.
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Who was the last Roman emperor?
  1. Diocletian
  2. Julius Caesar
  3. Constantine
  4. Romulus
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