Ancient Rome - Republic to Empire

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Ancient Rome - Republic to Empire.

1. Who were the top leaders during the Roman Republic?
a. Dictators
b. Emperors
c. Tyrants
d. Kings
e. Consuls

2. What was the leadership of Rome called when Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great, and Marcus Crassus ruled Rome?
a. Directorate
b. Triple Threat
c. First Triumvirate
d. Last Republic
e. Three Wise Men

3. Around how long did the Roman Republic rule Rome?
a. 50 years
b. 100 years
c. 250 years
d. 500 years
e. 1000 years

4. Who did Julius Caesar defeat in the Roman civil war to become the most powerful man in Rome?
a. Octavian
b. Cicero
c. Mark Antony
d. Pompey the Great
e. Cleopatra VII

5. What happened to Rome during the early part of the Roman Empire?
a. It became weak and lost much of its territory
b. It became wealthy and expanded its territory
c. It was defeated by the Greeks
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

6. What happened to Julius Caesar in 44 BC?
a. He became the first Emperor of Rome
b. He was defeated by Octavian
c. He was assassinated
d. He resigned as general and retired to the countryside
e. He was crowned king of Rome for the rest of his life

7. The members of the Second Triumvirate included Mark Antony, Lepidus, and who else?
a. Julius Caesar
b. Octavian
c. Pompey the Great
d. Crassus
e. Cleopatra VII

8. What did Mark Antony and Cleopatra do after they realized they had lost the war?
a. They ran away to China together
b. They surrendered and returned to Rome
c. They got married and had several kids together
d. They committed suicide
e. None of the above

9. Who was Julius Caesar's heir?
a. Octavian
b. Pompey the Great
c. Crassus
d. Cicero
e. Nero

10. What did Octavian change his name to after he became the first Roman Emperor?
a. Trajan
b. Constantine
c. Augustus
d. Hadrian
e. Claudius

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