Ancient Rome - Legacy

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Ancient Rome - Legacy.

1. In what area of western culture has Ancient Rome had a lasting impact?
a. Government
b. Law
c. Architecture
d. Language
e. All of the above

2. Which branch of the United States government is similar to the Roman Senate?
a. Legislative Branch
b. Judicial Branch
c. Executive Branch
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

3. What position in the Roman Republic is similar to the Executive Branch of the United States?
a. Senator
b. Praetor
c. Censor
d. Consul
e. Tribune

4. What are Romance Languages?
a. Languages used when writing love poems
b. Languages that evolved from Latin
c. Languages that evolved from Greek
d. Languages that use lots of romantic words
e. Languages that evolved from English

5. Which of the following modern legal ideas was influenced by Ancient Rome?
a. Trial by jury
b. Legal wills
c. Civil rights
d. Contracts
e. All of the above

6. True or False: Latin terms are commonly used in western medicine, law, and science.

7. Which of the following languages is not a Romance Language?
a. French
b. Spanish
c. English
d. Italian
e. Romanian

8. What architectural movement was a return to the Roman style of architecture?
a. Neoclassical
b. Georgian
c. Tudor
d. Victorian
e. Modernism

9. What religion spread throughout much of Europe during the Roman Empire?
a. Islam
b. Hinduism
c. Taoism
d. Christianity
e. Scientology

10. Besides the Romance Languages, what other language uses the Roman alphabet?
a. Arabic
b. English
c. Greek
d. Chinese
e. Japanese

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