• 1. 
    Which of the following best describes Caesar's family?

  • A wealthy and aristocratic family
  • An aristocratic family, but not wealthy
  • A poor peasant family from Rome
  • A wealthy family with no aristocratic roots
  • 2. 
    What did young Caesar learn from his tutor?

  • All of the above
  • How to read
  • How to speak in public
  • Roman law
  • 3. 
    What major event occurred in Caesar's life when he was sixteen years old?

  • He became dictator of Rome
  • His father died
  • His mother died
  • Rome was sacked by barbarians
  • 4. 
    What was a 'consul' in the Roman government?

  • One of two of the highest ranking positions in the government
  • The highest ranking general in the army
  • It was another name for Senator
  • The highest ranking priest in the Roman religion
  • 5. 
    Julius Caesar became governor of what Roman province after he served his term as consul?

  • Egypt
  • Gaul
  • Cyprus
  • Hispania
  • 6. 
    What Roman leader did Caesar fight in the Roman civil war?

  • Octavian
  • Sulla
  • Pompey the Great
  • Marc Antony
  • 7. 
    During the civil war, Caesar chased his enemy all the way to what country?

  • Egypt
  • Japan
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • 8. 
    What title did Caesar take when he became the sole ruler of Rome?

  • President
  • King
  • Dictator
  • Tyrant
  • 9. 
    How did Caesar die?

  • He was assassinated in the Senate
  • His ship was sunk while sailing home from Egypt
  • He was killed in battle defending Rome
  • He died of old age on his estate in the Italian countryside
  • 10. 
    Who was Octavian?

  • A politician who served as consul alongside Caesar
  • One of Caesar's enemies during the civil war
  • A famous sculptor during the time of Caesar
  • Caesar's nephew and heir who later became the first emperor of Rome
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