Ancient Rome 2

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What does 'SPQR' stand for?
Senatus Populus Que Romanus
Who was the last king of Rome?
Tarquin
How many years did a legionary have to serve in the legions before they were eligible for Roman citizenship?
25
What did a centurion use to discipline his men?
Vine cane, Vine rod
What was the name of the most famous circus in Rome?
Circus Maximus
How many people could the answer to question 5 hold?
250,000
In his bid to win a race in the answer to question 5, what animals, other than horses did Nero us to pull his chariot?
Camels
Who was the Roman King of Gods?
Jupiter
Suetonius asserts that Nero married a Vestal, what was her name?
Rubria
What month is named after Janus?
January
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What did the Romans call the passageway behind a tier of seats in an amphitheatre?
Vomitorium
In which city was Pompey killed?
Pelusium
What did Plutarch call the Third Servile War?
War of Spartacus
On the banks of which river did Spartacus make his last stand?
River Siler
Which Roman General defeated Spartacus?
Crassus
Which General eventually defeated Hannibal at the end of the Second Punic War?
Scipio
What cognomen was awarded to the Roman General in honour of his final victory in the Second Punic War?
Africanus
Where was the battle that ended the Second Punic War fought?
Zama
What was the name of the conference that renewed the First Triumvirate?
Lucca Conference
According to Plutarch what did Julius Caesar say immediately before he died?
Nothing
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Level 12
Apr 19, 2014
My son is mad at you now. He did this quiz and said "vine rod" and it turns out it had to be "vine cane." He is glaring intently at the monitor now and hopes you will change it.
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Level 33
Jun 22, 2014
Sorry for the delay, it will now accept 'Vine Rod'.