Review Quiz #1 for Chapter 18

Review Quiz #1 for Chapter 18

1. Which was NOT something the Roman culture borrowed from the Etruscans? a. urbanization
b. the she-wolf motif
c. the name Rome
d. names of the Gods and Goddesses
e. more rights for women

2. The she-wolf in the myth of Romulus and Remus functions as... a. nurse to the two boys
b. a symbolic representation of the Etruscan women who gave their lives for the two boys
c. the animal symbol that Designated the Romans as child ren of Dionysus
d. the forces of nature as uncompromising foes
e. all of the above

3. What is NOT one of the resources Rome gleaned from Greece? a. alphabet
b. myths about their Gods and Goddesses
c. literature
d. architectural elements
e. monarchy

4. The mother of Romulus and Remus was Rhea Silvia (or Ilia) was... a. forced to be a wood nymph
b. was raped by the God Mars
c. was Goddess of War
d. a she-wolf
e. all of the above

5. The twins were sent adrift in a basket by... a. their evil uncle
b. the angry Goddess Hera
c. the jealous Fates
d. a flock of vultures
e. their father

6. The reputed father of Romulus and Remus was... a. the God Mars
b. the god Zeus
c. the king of Greece
d. a monstrous wolf
e. all of the above

7. Romulus and Remus went to war with each other because... a. they each wanted to found a new city
b. a flock of vultures
c. they each wanted to have a city named after them
d. they couldn't decide if six or twelve birds make a flock
e. all of the above

8. The rape of the Sabine women occurred because... a. they were exceptionally beautiful
b. no one wanted to let their daughters marry the such aggressive intruders
c. Romans do not like dark-haired women
d. The Romans wanted urban women
e. they were exceptional warriors

9. One of the practices of Roman women that the Greeks found scandalous was... a. dying their hair blonde
b. dining with their husbands and guests
c. traveling without escorts
d. wearing make-up
e. talking to men

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