Classical Civilisations A2 - Augustus and the Empire

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A2 Classical Civilisation (AUGUSTUS) Quiz on Classical Civilisations A2 - Augustus and the Empire, created by zoe_99 on 09/02/2016.
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Question 1

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Who made up the 2nd Triumvirate?
Answer
  • Octavian, Plancus, Antony
  • Octavian, Antony, Lepidus
  • Pompey, Octavian, Lepidus
  • Caesar, Crassus, Octavian

Question 2

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Octavian defeated Antony and Cleopatra at which battle?
Answer
  • Battle at Brundisium
  • Battle at Philippi
  • Battle at Actium
  • Battle at Mutina

Question 3

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Agrippa became which class of Roman citizen in 33BC?
Answer
  • Aedile
  • Quaestor
  • Plebeian
  • Patrician
  • Equestrian

Question 4

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Which highly significant building was dedicated in 9AD.
Answer
  • Thermae Agrippa
  • The Forum of Augustus
  • Temple of Mars Ultor
  • Theatre of Marcellus
  • Ara Pacis

Question 5

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Where did Augustus get most of his wealth from? Tick 3.
Answer
  • Proscriptions
  • Tax collection
  • Inheritance
  • Conquering Egypt
  • Stealing
  • Blackmailing

Question 6

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The Roma Panel on the Ara Pacis is a great example of which message?
Answer
  • Peace through war
  • Victory and Honour
  • Fertility and Prosperity
  • Triumph in battle
  • Augustus is mighty

Question 7

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Antony married Octavian's' sister, Octavia.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Augustus' 1st settlement was in [blank_start]27[blank_end]BC. His 2nd settlement was in [blank_start]23[blank_end]BC.
Answer
  • 27
  • 30
  • 29
  • 42
  • 26
  • 23
  • 18
  • 9

Question 9

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The Roma panel, on the Ara Pacis, shows Romulus and Remus with the she-wolf.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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The Ludi Saeculares (Secular Games) were revived by Augustus in what year?
Answer
  • 20BC
  • 23BC
  • 17BC
  • 2AD

Question 11

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Who appears on the pediment of the Temple to Mars Ultor? Tick all correct answers.
Answer
  • Venus
  • Apollo
  • Mars
  • Personification of the River Tiber
  • Personification of the Aventine Hill
  • Fortuna
  • Remus
  • Romulus
  • Roma
  • Personification of the Palatine Hill

Question 12

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Livia and Augustus, who were married for over 50 years, had no children together.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 13

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What is the main problem with using the Res Gestae as a source when writing about Augustus.
Answer
  • It is a biased view.
  • It has been translated badly from Latin to English.
  • It concerns only a very narrow time frame.
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