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1 It is most beneficial to you to write this mock midterm UNDER EXAM CONDITIONS. This means: Complete the midterm in 1 and a half hour(s). Work on your own. Keep your notes and textbook closed. Attempt every question. After the time limit, go back over your work with a different colour or on a separate piece of paper and try to do the questions you are unsure of. Record your ideas in the margins to remind yourself of what you were thinking when you take it up at PASS. The purpose of this mock exam is to give you practice answering questions in a timed setting and to help you to gauge which aspects of the course content you know well and which are in need of further development and review. Use this mock exam as a learning tool in preparing for the actual exam. Please note: Come to the PASS workshop with your mock exam complete. During the workshop you can work with other students to review your work. Often, there is not enough time to review the entire exam in the PASS workshop. Decide which questions you most want to review the Facilitator may ask students to vote on which questions they want to discuss in detail. Facilitators do not bring copies of the mock exam to the session. Please print out and complete the exam before you attend. Facilitators do not produce or distribute an answer key for mock exams. Facilitators help students to work together to compare and assess the answers they have. If you are not able to attend the PASS workshop, you can work alone or with others in the class. Good Luck writing the Mock Exam!! Dates and locations of mock exam take-up: Monday, February 12 th 4:05-5:55 in CO 214 Tuesday, February 13 th 2:30-4:30 in ME 3165

2 Section 1: Multiple Choice (25 marks) 1. Why is the stone under the Lapis Niger important? a. It was used to help translate archaic Latin b. It is the first example of Roman concrete c. It provides evidence to support the period of kings d. The Twelve Tables are inscribed on it 2. In which battle did Publius Claudius Pulcher throw the sacred chickens overboard? a. The Pyrrhic Battle b. The Battle of Drepana c. The conquest of Veii d. The Battle of Zama 3. Who was Tiberius Gracchus? a. A tribune that wanted to give citizenship to the Italian cities b. A Roman general who convinces the senate to remove the requirement of owning land to join the army c. A Roman general that marches on the city and creates a proscription with a list of people allowed to be killed on sight d. A tribune that passed an agrarian reform without asking for the senate s advice 4. Why was the war that took place between BCE known as the Social War? a. It was between the two classes of Roman society b. It was the war of the socii (allies) c. It stemmed from the social unrest caused by the death of Julius Caesar d. It was between Caesar and Pompey and their goal to advance their position in society

3 5. What does primus inter pares mean? a. First among equals b. Illustrious one c. Father of the Father one d. Indicates complete military power 6. What is indicative of the period of the five good emperors? a. Expansionism b. Peaceful times for Roman citizens c. Major building projects around the city d. Adopting heirs instead of leaving the empire to relatives 7. When was the emperor Constantine baptized? a. When he was born b. Before the battle of the Milvian Bridge c. Immediately after the battle of the Milvian Bridge d. At the end of his life 8. The system established by Diocletian in which two Augusti ruled the east and west of the empire and were to be succeeded by their Caesari was known as what? a. The cursus honorum b. The tetrarchy c. The comitia centuriata d. The year of four emperors 9. Which of these governmental positions was not a part of the cursus honorum? a. Quaestor b. Censor

4 c. Consul d. Tribune CLCV How were the separate groups of the comitia centuriata chosen? a. 100 people of similar status b. 100 people of similar wealth c. As many people as it takes to have enough money to support 100 infantry men d. People grouped by geographical location 11. Which wall building technique is characterized by large rectilinear blocks? a. Polygonal Masonry b. Opus Quadratum c. Opus Incertum d. Opus Reticulatum 12. What does the Peutinger Table depict? a. A map of the Roman Empire with the paces between each town indicated b. A map of the city of Rome that is almost fantastical in its detail c. A map of the Roman Empire that focuses on Italy and isn t proportionate d. A map of the Roman Empire when it was at its fullest extent under Hadrian 13. What is one possibility for why the scenes on the column of Marcus Aurelius are gorier than the scenes on the column of Trajan. a. The wars in the north Danube did not go as well as the Dacian wars b. Trajan was more of a pacifist c. It was propaganda to help Marcus Aurelius establish himself as imperator d. Victory monuments were supposed to depict gore and the column of Trajan was an exception 14. Which is not true of a triumph?

5 a. It must be granted by the senate b. A slave would accompany the general on the chariot c. The chariot would be pulled by four horses d. The procession would wind its way through the city to the Palatine hill 15. Which Roman victory monument features spolia from other monuments built by different Roman emperors? a. The Arch of Septimius Severus b. The Basilica of Maxentius c. The Arch of Constantine d. The Arch of Titus 16. Roman portraiture was characterized by verism which means that a. Figures which depicted as heroic b. Figures were depicted as ideal c. Figures were depicted with realistic imperfections d. Figures were depicted like other members of the imperial line 17. Which genre of literature was created by the Romans? a. Prose b. Satire c. Epic poetry d. Comedic plays 18. What kind of advice does Ovid offer in his Ars Amatoria? a. Where to pick up girls b. How to cook cabbage c. How to navigate a patron client relationship

6 d. How to live a virtuous life 19. What changes were made during the Struggle of the Orders? a. Plebeians created their own voting assembly b. Plebeians could marry Patricians c. Plebeians could enter major priesthoods d. All of the above 20. What did Caesar do that the senate perceived as a threat to the Roman Republic? a. Killed Pompey b. Crossed the Rubicon River c. Declared himself dictator d. Created the first triumvirate 21. Which was not a requirement to be a member of the senate? a. 1 million sestertii b. A moral character c. Being an ex-consul d. All of the above 22. What did the quattorviri do? a. Collaborate with the town council and the provincial governor b. Rule the empire after the implementation of the tetrarchy c. Avenge Caesar by killing his assassins d. Host civic games for the people of Rome 23. What aspect of the Parthenon was not an addition made to help support weight of the domed roof? a. The oculus

7 b. The use of pumice to construct the roof c. The rectilinear arches in the walls d. The monolithic columns 24. What is the function of an aqueduct? a. Bring water into the city of Rome b. Mark territory in Roman provinces c. Commemorate a triumph d. Both a and b 25. What can be learned from Monte Testaccio a. The amount of Spanish olive oil that Romans were consuming b. The manner in which Romans disposed of their waste c. The amount of pottery being used in Rome d. All of the above Section 2: Short Answer (Identify and state its significance. Each one is worth 5 marks) 1. Lucius Junius Brutus 2. Cleopatra 3. Prima Porta Augustus 4. Battle of the Milvian Bridge 5. Censor 6. Terra sigillata 7. Wall Painting Styles 8. Plautus

8 Section 3: Essay (You will be able to find the two possible essay topics on culearn. Please come to the mock take ups with an outline prepared)

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