1. What famous Roman leader put an end to the Roman Republic when he was made dictator?
a. Marc Antony
d. Julius Caesar
2. What is Caesar Augustus most known for?
a. He was the first emperor of Rome
b. He was emperor of Rome when the Western Roman Empire fell
c. He converted to Christianity and made Rome a Christian empire
d. He split the Roman Empire into two separate empires
e. He killed Julius Caesar
3. Which of the following Roman Emperors is considered by many historians to be one of the best Roman Emperors in history?
4. Which Roman Emperor was known for persecuting the Christians?
a. Caesar Augustus
5. Besides being emperor, what was Marcus Aurelius also famous for?
a. Being a great artist
b. Being an architect of some of the great Roman buildings
c. Being a stoic philosopher
d. Watching Rome burn
e. All of the above
6. Which of the following Roman Emperors is considered by many historians to have been a bit crazy?
b. Caesar Augustus
e. Marcus Aurelius
7. Which of the following statements is true about Caesar Augustus?
a. He was the heir of Julius Caesar
b. He was one of the best Roman Emperors
c. He was the first Roman Emperor
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
8. What famous Roman general did Julius Caesar defeat in the Roman civil war?
a. Caesar Augustus
b. Pompey the Great
c. Marcus Aurelius
e. Marc Antony
9. What Roman Emperor started the conquest of Britain?
a. Marcus Aurelius
10. What was Emperor Constantine famous for?
a. Converting to Christianity and turning the Eastern Roman Empire into a Christian empire
b. Splitting up the Roman Empire into two separate empires; the east and west
c. Defeating Cleopatra of Egypt and making Egypt a Roman province
d. Being the last Emperor of Western Rome when it was defeated by Odoacer
e. Being the last Emperor of Eastern Rome when it was defeated by the Ottomans
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