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Roman Empire (Grade 6)

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Roman Empire

1. 
What are the twelve tables?




2. 
Who was the first Roman emperor?
  1. Julius Caesar
  2. Marcus Aurelius
  3. Augustus
  4. Hadrian
3. 
The most enduring contribution of Rome was
  1. its law
  2. the use of aqueducts
  3. its roads
  4. the Latin language
4. 
The Pax Romana was known as                 .
  1. Roman principles
  2. Roman people
  3. Roman peace
  4. Roman prices
5. 
The Colosseum in Rome was a(n)
  1. aqueduct.
  2. large temple.
  3. wall built around the city.
  4. giant arena that held 50,000 spectators.
6. 
A structure that carries water over a long distance
  1. arch
  2. dictator
  3. patrician
  4. aqueduct
7. 
What major change did Augustus make to the Roman Republic?
  1. he replaced it with an empire
  2. he create laws and a fair government
  3. there were many battles and caused the republic to fall
  4. he grew the wealthy class
8. 
Rome conquered                 and took many of their architectural designs and their beliefs.
  1. Italy
  2. Greece
  3. Spain
  4. India
9. 
Which of the following is an aspect of Roman laws that is reflected in our own laws today?
  1. People accused of a crime have a right to face their accusers.
  2. People are guilty until proven innocent.
  3. People are not allowed to be tried by a jury of their peers.
  4. Dictators are necessary in times of national emergency.
10. 
What is a gladiator?




11. 
The Roman emperor                 issued an order called the Edict of Milan that granted all people religious freedom and made it legal to practice Christianity.
  1. Diocletian
  2. Theodosius
  3. Constantine
  4. Paul
12. 
What important event did Diocletian undertake in 294 CE?
  1. Destroy Carthage
  2. Attack the barbarians to save Rome
  3. Divide the Roman Empire
  4. Convert to Christianity
13. 
Christianity was a threat to Roman rulers because
  1. Jesus preached against Roman rule.
  2. Christians refused to worship Roman gods.
  3. Christians tried to overthrow Nero.
  4. Romans were considered heretics.
14. 
The Eastern Roman Empire came to be known as                     
  1. East Anglia
  2. the Middle East
  3. the Byzantine Empire
  4. the Ottoman Empire
15. 
In the Punic Wars, Rome fought against                .
  1. Greece
  2. Carthage
  3. barbarians
  4. Constantinople
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