Traditions & Encounters A Global Perspective On The Past 5th Edition By Bentley – Test Bank
Mediterranean Society: The Roman Phase
1. Paul’s case was transferred to Rome because
a. the empire was in such a deplorable state that Rome was the only court.
b. all cases were heard in Rome.
c. all cases dealing with Christianity were heard in Rome.
d. as a Roman citizen Paul had the right to appeal his case to Rome, which he did.
e. All these answers are correct.
2. According to legend, Rome was founded by
a. Paul of Tarsus.
b. Tarquin the Proud.
e. None of these answers is correct.
3. During its early history, Rome was dominated by the
4. In the early stages of the Roman republic the patricians elected two
5. Which group, in an effort to alleviate social tensions, was allowed to elect two and then later ten tribunes?
6. During times of crisis the Romans would appoint an official with absolute power known as a(n)
7. The Roman policy toward conquered peoples was
a. centered around the policy of forced conversion to the Roman religion.
b. generous, with the potential for citizenship.
c. cruel and despotic.
d. successful because citizenship was granted to all from the very beginning of expansion.
e. based on immediately turning conquered peoples into slaves.
8. In the early period of Roman expansion, the principle power in the western Mediterranean was the
9. During the Punic Wars, the Romans first fought the Carthaginians over the most important source of grain in the western Mediterranean. Where was it?
10. Rome’s monumental struggle with the Carthaginians was known as the
a. Phoenician Wars.
b. Gracchi Wars.
c. Persian Wars.
d. Punic Wars.
e. Sicilian Wars.
11. The turning point in Roman history was their struggle, in the Punic Wars, with the