Quiz  /  Law
  • 1. 
    What Roman official enforced the laws of the Roman government?

  • Praetor
  • Consul
  • Senator
  • Tribune
  • 2. 
    What Roman police force dealt with petty crimes and runaway slaves?

  • Tribunes
  • Consuls
  • Praetorian guard
  • Vigiles
  • 3. 
    What early Roman laws were written on stone tablets for everyone to see in 450 BC?

  • The Roman Bill of Rights
  • The Law of the Plebeians
  • The Roman Constitution
  • Law of the Twelve Tables
  • 4. 
    Who did the protections and rights of the Roman law apply to?

  • Roman citizens
  • Roman slaves
  • Barbarians
  • Foreigners living in Rome
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true about how Roman laws were made?

  • All new laws were made by the Roman Senate
  • The Romans had no laws because they were peaceful and honest
  • Laws were voted on by citizen members of the Roman Assemblies
  • The emperor had little power and could not make new laws
  • 6. 
    Which of the following was not a typical punishment for committing a crime in Ancient Rome?

  • Imprisonment
  • Beating
  • Exile from Rome
  • Fines
  • 7. 
    True or False: The punishment for committing a crime in Rome depended as much on your social status as the crime committed.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    What aspect of Roman law is still used today in modern government?

  • Term limits
  • Vetoes
  • Checks and balances
  • All of the above
  • 9. 
    What Roman emperor had the laws of Rome written down and organized?

  • Augustus
  • Nero
  • Julius Caesar
  • Justinian
  • 10. 
    True or False: All Roman citizens were treated exactly the same under the law.

  • TRUE
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