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1
The Greek and Roman civilizations differed significantly in
A)geographic size.
B)the role of religion in everyday life.
C)the status of women.
D)All these answers are correct.
2
The Roman Forum was
A)the center of Rome's political, economic, and religious life.
B)modeled almost exactly upon the Acropolis of Athens.
C)conceived and commissioned by Octavian.
D)All these answers are correct.
3
Regarding Roman sculpture, which is NOT true?
A)Much of it served as propaganda for the state.
B)Much of it was copied from Greek sculpture.
C)Portraits of men and women were usually idealized.
D)Marble and bronze were popular materials.
4
The Romans invented
A)concrete.
B)post-and-lintel construction.
C)the decimal system.
D)deductive logic.
5
Which of the following writers is NOT a famous Roman poet?
A)Virgil
B)Seneca
C)Horace
D)Catullus
6
In the realm of literature, the most original Roman device was
A)satire.
B)epic poetry.
C)lyric poetry.
D)tragedy.
7
Which of the following peoples settled the northwest portion of the Italian peninsula?
A)Latins
B)Etruscans
C)Romans
D)Phoenicians
8
Urban planning, chariot racing, the toga, and the architectural arch were ideas used by the Romans, but handed down from the
A)Latins.
B)Phoenicians.
C)Etruscans.
D)Sicilians.
9
Which of the following was the vital North African port captured by Rome at the end of the Punic Wars?
A)Carthage
B)Macedonia
C)Athens
D)Syracuse
10
Multiple arches used architecturally in any sequence form a(n)
A)apse.
B)vault.
C)cloister.
D)transept.







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