Government Quiz

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Government Quiz
2010-09-13 19:26:19
Roman qovernment government

5th grade history
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  1. Name the three governing groups of the Roman Republic.
    Centuriate Assembly, Tribal Assembly, Senate
  2. What two groups of people had influence on the Romans?
    Greeks and Etruscans
  3. How did the Greeks contribute to Roman civilization?
    Greeks influenced the Roman gods, alphabet and architecture.
  4. How did the Etruscans influence Roman civilization?
    The Etruscans influenced the Romans' gods, artists, and architecture.
  5. What year was the Roman Republic founded?
    509 B.C.
  6. What is a republic?
    A republic is a representative form of government with officials.
  7. What two brothers founded Rome?
    Romilas and Remus
  8. Why was Rome such a desirable area to settle?
    Rome was desirable because it had fertile land, natural borders, a water source, a good climate, and trade routes.
  9. List three similarities between the Roman Republic and the U.S. government.
    • 1. Both had one Senate
    • 2. No one ruler with absolute power
    • 3. Had veto power
  10. Name the three branches of U.S. government.
    • Legislative branch
    • Executive branch
    • Judicial branch
  11. What is the governing body of the U.S. legislative branch?
  12. What is the governing body of the Judicial Branch?
    Supreme Court
  13. Who is in the Executive Branch of the U.S. government?
  14. Who serves under the President in the Executive Branch?
  15. Name the head of the Supreme Court.
    Chief Justice
  16. What two bodies make up the Congress?
    Senate and House of Representatives