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  1.                                                       According to legend, who founded Rome?
    Romulus
  2.                                                       What does S.P.Q.R. stand for?
    Senatus Populusque Romanus
  3. The Roman Senate was comprised of what two classes?
      Patres and plebs
  4.                                                        If the greatest danger to Rome did not lie in foreign wars, in what did it lie?
    Corruption
  5. What does pax romana mean?
      Roman peace
  6. Name four of the excellent emperors from the first and second centuries.
    Claudious, Trajan, Hadrian, and Marcus Aurelius
  7. What was the most formidable religious cult in the empire by the end of the first century CE?
    Mithra
  8.                                                       Name two insane Emperors.
    Caligula and Nero
  9. Who was the Roman counterpart of the Greek God Zeus?
    Jupiter
  10.                                                        Two eighteenth and nineteenth century concepts can be applied soundly to the Romans of the first centuries BCE and CE. What are they?
      Utilitarianism and Pragmatism
  11. Julius Caesar's adopted son and nephew, Octavia, became the first Emperor of Rome. He was later known as Augustus Caesar.
    True
  12.                                                       What is the name of the volcano that erupted in 79 CE destroying Pompeii.
    Mt Vesuvius
  13. What was probably the most influential concept developed by the Romans in any field?
    Law and Order
  14. What artform formed and integral part of household and ancestor worship?
    Fresco Wall Painting
  15. What is the name of the earliest well-prserved Roman Temple.
    Temple of Fortuna Virilis
  16.                                                       What is the most significant architectural feature of "Roman Style" building?
    Use of the Roman arch.
  17. What is the original contributions of  technology to Roman construction.
    Invention of cement/concrete.
  18. What is the difference between a Republic and an Empire?
      A Republic is governed by the people who elect leadership, while an Empire is an autocracy.
  19.                                                       Ovid was a ____________.
    Poet
  20. Stoicism can be associated with the Roman Emperor, _______________.
      Marcus Aurelius

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