Statistics for Geography of the Roman Empire

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  • This quiz has been taken 17,574 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

Hint Answer % Correct
What was the most common language in ancient Rome?Latin
99%
What cities were destroyed in the eruption (name either)?Pompeii / Herculaneum
87%
What Egyptian city was once the second most populous in the Empire?Alexandria
83%
What was the Roman name for the region of modern-day France?Gallia (Gaul)
82%
What 73 mile long wall spanned northern England?{Hadrian}'s Wall
82%
What volcano near Naples erupted in 79 AD?Mount Vesuvius
81%
What city, near modern-day Tunis, was destroyed by Rome in the Third Punic War?Carthage
78%
What city became the capital of the empire in 324 AD?Constantinople
72%
What two rivers separated Roman territory from Germania?Rhine
71%
On what river was Rome built?Tiber
68%
What two rivers separated Roman territory from Germania?Danube
64%
What English city was known to the Romans as "Aquae Sulis"?Bath
62%
What still-standing concrete dome served as a temple to all Gods?Pantheon
60%
What was Rome's largest horse-racing arena?Circus {Maximus}
58%
What area served as the "meeting place" of central Rome?The Forum
54%
What river at the Italian border did Caesar cross, saying "the die is cast"?
(The modern-day location is unclear)
Rubicon
53%
What famous road, completed in 264 BC, connected Rome and Brindisi?{Appian} Way
43%
What Middle East kingdom, led by Herod, was annexed in 6 AD?Judea
40%
What modern-day city on the Croatian coast was originally a palace
built by the emperor Diocletian
Split
38%
What hill in Rome is the source of the English word "palace"?Palatine Hill
37%

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