Roman Republic History Quiz

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During which century did the Roman Republic flourish?

13th century

Who was the first king of the Roman Republic?

Romulus

What event marked the end of the Roman Republic?

Assassination of Julius Caesar

Which group played a significant role in the downfall of the Roman Republic?

Senate

What was the name of Alexander the Great's father?

Philip II

In which famous battle did Alexander the Great defeat the Persian king Darius III?

Battle of Gaugamela

Which ancient philosopher was Alexander the Great's tutor and mentor?

Aristotle

What was the name of the easternmost point reached by Alexander the Great in his conquests?

Ganges River

Study Notes

The Roman Republic

  • Flourished during the 5th to 1st century BC
  • Did not have a "first king" as it was a republic, not a monarchy
  • The event that marked the end of the Roman Republic was the rise of the Roman Empire under Augustus Caesar
  • The group that played a significant role in the downfall of the Roman Republic was the optimates, who clashed with the populares, leading to internal conflicts and instability

Alexander the Great

  • His father was Philip II of Macedon
  • Defeated the Persian king Darius III in the famous Battle of Issus
  • His tutor and mentor was the ancient philosopher Aristotle
  • The easternmost point reached by Alexander the Great in his conquests was the Indus River in modern-day Pakistan

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