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Quiz Soc Studies Chapter 10 Section 1 (6th Gr)

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Italy geography and the rise of Rome
 
QUIZ 16 QUESTIONS
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I. The geography of Italy made land travel difficult but helped the Romans prosper. II. The Romans were once a monarchy. III. From a small town on the Tiber River, Rome grew into a mighty power.

2

Which statement regarding Rome is false?

3

I. Rome's location and government helped it become a major power in the ancient world. II. The Romans created a republic. III. The two major mountain ranges in Italy are the Alps and Himalayas.

4

Rome conquered the following territories :

5

What is the name of the famous volcano that devastated ancient Roman towns?

6

Which statement is false regarding Italy's geography and climate?

7

A plentiful food supply was one of the key factor's for Rome's early growth. The variety of crops grown include all but the following :

8

Imagining the glorious past, Romans told legends or stories about great heroes and kings who built the city. Review the following statements for accuracy.

9

According to ancient historians, who was the first king of Rome?

10

Which statement is false regarding the ancient story of Romulus and Remus?

11

Who were the Etruscans? Identify the incorrect statement.

12

Why was the last of the seven ancient kings overthrown?

13

I. Romans created a republic in 509 BC. II. In a republic, people elect leaders to govern them. III. Rome was a true democracy.

14

When the republic was established, who were the elected leaders?

15

Which statement is false regarding Cincinnatus?

16

I. Plebeians, the common people, called for changes in government. II. Plebeians wanted more of a say in how the government was run. III. Patricians or nobles could only be elected to office.


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