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Roman Emperors

written by: DieZel
 
The greatest ancient empire of all, the Roman Empire, had many powerful rulers. This quiz focuses on some of them.

Question 1:


Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, better known as Caesar Augustus, was the first Roman Emperor (this is true). Although he is known as one of the greatest Roman Emperors, he had some problems with his citizens, as he didn't believe in the Roman Gods.
False
True

Question 2:


Evidence of the longevity of Augustus' legacy can be found even today. For example, the month of August is named after him. What was the Roman name for this month before it was renamed?
Sextilis
Quintilis
Aprilis
Martius

Question 3:


Tiberius Caesar Augustus is remembered as a depressed and unpopular ruler, whose reign was marked by terror. Tiberius was into a exile twice - once on the island of Rhodes and the second time on this island.
Sicily
Rhodes again
Trinidad
Capri

Question 4:


One of the most extravagant and cruel emperors of Rome was Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus, better known as Caligula. Although there is very little information about his reign, many stories and anecdotes can be heard about Caligula. According to one of them, he tried to make his favourite animal Incitatus, a consul. What kind of animal was Incitatus?
falcon
cat
dog
horse

Question 5:


Another story tells us about Caligula, declaring war on this Roman god.
Apolon
Neptune
Mars
Zeus

Question 6:


The rule of Caligula ended in 41 AD with his assassination. Several officers of the Praetorian Guard caught him alone and mercilessly killed him. This man became the next Roman Emperor.
M. Antonius Primus
Claudius II
Claudius I
Vespasian

Question 7:


The fifth and last Roman Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty was Nero. He was hated by many and he tried to redirect the hatred of the people by persecuting this Eastern sect.
Muslims
Christians
Buddhists
Hinduists

Question 8:


One of the most famous buildings of the ancient Rome is the Colosseum. It was built by this Emperor and his son, Titus, between AD 72 and AD 90.
Marcus Aurelius
Trajan
Vespasian
Commodus

Question 9:


Commodus had a passion for gladiatorial combat (this is true). He also liked appearing in the arena, dressed as a gladiator.
False
True

Question 10:


In 313 AD the Edict of Milan was signed, which made Christianity one of the official religions in the Roman Empire. Years later, Christianity became the official state religion in Rome, under the rule of this emperor.
Theodosius I
Constantine I
Licinius
Valentinian III

 


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