hh205takehomeQuiz_3Chapter_6 - HH205-Western Civilization...

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HH205—Western Civilization to 1776 Quiz 3 – Chapter 6 At-Home, Open-Book Quiz 1. While the Greeks were fighting each other in the Hellenistic age, Rome was A.copying the methods of Alexander the Great. B.starting out as a multicultural state but gradually becoming more exclusive. C.building an empire in Italy and the western Mediterranean. D.concentrating on economic growth and peaceful uses of technology. 2. In contrast to the philosophical Hellenistic Greeks, the ancient Romans A.felt they had a mission to spread their religion to all peoples. B.honored agriculture, household gods, and military virtues. C.had no trust in the healing powers of medicine and surgery. D.refused to employ slaves of other nationalities. 3. Virgil's Aeneid is an epic poem about A.the travels of Odysseus after the Trojan War. B.the foundation of the city of Rome. C.annual athletic competitions open to citizens of all countries. D.the human desire for the secret of eternal life. 2. Prior to the establishment of Rome as the dominant state in Italy, A.Etruscans, skilled metalworkers and artists, lived there. B.women were not allowed to participate in public life and sporting events. C.Milan and Florence were important cities with large populations. D.all was chaos in the absence of government. 5. One way that the Romans were influenced by the Greeks was by A.deciding to outlaw political parties and revenge killings of opponents. B.observing the many Greeks who lived in Sicily and southern Italy. C.welcoming Philip II of Macedon as "savior of the Greeks." D.taking in thousands of Greek refugees from religious persecution. 6. The geographic site of Rome has many advantages, including A.a large harbor suitable as home base for a fleet. B.a river too broad for enemy forces to cross easily. C.hills that increase the defensibility of the city. D.ample supplies of essential materials: wood, pitch, coal, iron ore. 7. "The Latin Right" of the early Romans guaranteed that A.all accused suspects would have a fair trial in Latin-speaking courts. B.contracts, marriages, and citizenship were valid across Latium. C.those who spoke Latin would get preference in government jobs. D.extreme conservative political views could be expressed. 8. Which legend explains the end of the Roman monarchy and the founding of the Republic? A.the tale of Romulus and Remus, nursed by a she- wolf B.the allegory of the cave-dwellers who never see the light of day c the rape of Lucretia C.the legend of brave Horatio at the bridge 9. Why was the early history of the Roman Republic filled with constant warfare? A.Rival cities took advantage of disorders and invaded Roman territory. B.Greek city-states asked for Roman military aid to fight aggression. C.Supporters of the former king Tarquin tried to
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course HH 205 taught by Professor Kelly during the Spring '05 term at Naval Academy.

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