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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Roman Empire Questions

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Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
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 by islandiver
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
The Roman Army was unable to defeat the Visigoths. What did Stilicho tell the emperor they needed to do in order to win?
  1. Use the Pincher Movement made famous in previous wars.
  2. Join with Britain to fight the Visigoths.
  3. Bribe the Visigoths to stop using gold.
  4. Kill the leader of the Visigoths and they would surrender.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
Who was the last Roman emperor?
  1. Diocletian
  2. Julius Caesar
  3. Constantine
  4. Romulus
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
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 by islandiver
What happened inside the losing city to make it weaker?
  1. Most of the men were killed in war and there were few left to fight.
  2. They ran out of armor and were left defenseless.
  3. The plague spread throughout the city.
  4. They ran out of food and began to starve.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
What did Diocletian and Maximian do that shocked he Roman world?
  1. They divided the Roman Empire.
  2. They invaded Britain.
  3. They crucified two Jewish leaders.
  4. They stepped down as emperors.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
What mistake did Marcus Aurelius make that brought an end to the Pax Romana?
  1. He found a strong leader and adopted him as son so that he could be the ruler. The people rebelled.
  2. He died without selecting an heir and so, his sons fought,
  3. He selected his biological son to succeed him.
  4. He chose his adopted son to succeed him.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
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 by islandiver
Emperor Severus had Roman builders inscribe a motto on the buildings throughout the land. What was this motto?
  1. Let none escape utter destruction at our hands.
  2. Be harmonious, enrich the soldiers, scorn everybody else.
  3. Come, give it to us, if we have anything to do!
  4. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
Which Celtic queen fought back when Rome fought to take over Britain?
  1. Mary, Queen of Scots
  2. Queen Elizabeth II
  3. Queen Boudicca
  4. Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
How did the Jewish people feel about being ruled by the Romans?
  1. They loved it since they were not slaves as they were in Egypt.
  2. They loved it because the Romans respected their right to religion.
  3. They hated it because Roman laws were strict and taxes were high.
  4. They hated it because they wanted to live in Jerusalem.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
What did the Romans do to the Jewish temple?
  1. They burned it down.
  2. They turned it into a temple to the goddess Athena.
  3. They desecrated the holy relics.
  4. They used it as a hospital for Roman soldiers.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
Paul was saved from a terrible beating when he was arrested in Jerusalem. Why didn't the soldiers beat him?
  1. Jesus intervened and stopped the soldiers.
  2. Paul was a Roman citizen.
  3. God sent an earthquake to rescue Paul.
  4. Rabbi Gamaliel intervened to rescue him.
Grade 5 :: Roman Empire by islandiver
Hannibal used a battle maneuver very successfully and it became very popular. What is this battle maneuver?
  1. The Pincer Movement
  2. The Single Flank
  3. Feigned Withdrawal
  4. Counter Attack
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