History quiz

Exercises on the Pax Romana

question 1

The Pax Romana is understood as a period of relative peace and prosperity in which the Roman Empire consolidated its rule over the territories conquered through bounties. This strategy aimed to develop and improve the quality of life of the conquered peoples, in addition to deploying military troops to suppress possible revolts. This period took place at what point in Roman history?

a) Roman monarchy

b) Sulla's Dictatorship

c) Imperial Period

d) Triumvirate

e) Republican Period

question 2

What is the historical landmark used to point to the beginning of the Pax Romana period?

a) Fire of Rome

b) Defeat of the Teutons in the Cimbrian War

c) Coronation of Otávio Augusto

d) Sulla's victory in the civil war

e) Defeat Spartacus

question 3

Regarding the Pax Romana, select the INCORRECT alternative:

a) The landmark that put an end to the Pax Romana was the defeat of the Romans in the Battle of Teutoburg.

b) One of the mechanisms of the Pax Romana was the romanization of the conquered peoples.

c) The term translated from Latin means “Roman peace”.

d) One of the manifestations of the Pax Romana was the construction of works such as aqueducts.

e) The Pax Romana is understood as a period of relative prosperity in the history of the Roman Empire.

question 4

In short, what was the Pax Romana?

a) Policy of acculturation and control of conquered peoples.

b) Policy of religious conversion of the conquered to the traditional Roman religion.

c) Law that prohibited gladiator fights at the time of the festival for Bacchus.

d) Mechanism used in gladiatorial fights that could be used to make the fight more intense.

e) Name of an agreement signed between the Romans and the Germanic tribes in 9 A.D.

answers Question 1


The Pax Romana took place in the last phase of the Roman Empire, known as the “Imperial Period”. This phase corresponded to the years of 27 BC. until 476 AD, when the Western Roman Empire fell apart. The Pax Romana took place between 27 BC. and 180 AD

Question 2


The landmark used by historians to determine the beginning of the Pax Romana was the coronation of Octavius ​​Augustus, in 27 BC. Octavius ​​Augustus was part of the Second Triumvirate and waged a war for power against other members of the triumvirate. Winner, he was crowned emperor in 27 BC. and reigned over Rome until 14 A.D.

Question 3


The landmark used to stipulate the end of this phase of Roman history was not the Battle of Teutoburg, fought between Romans and Germanic tribes in 9 AD. The milestone was the death of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, in 180 AD, during the campaign of the war waged between Romans against Marcomanni, a people of Germanic origin.

Question 4


The Pax Romana basically consisted of a policy of controlling the regions conquered by Roman armies. In these territories, the Romans carried out a series of constructions with the aim of increasing the quality of life to ensure greater obedience. In addition, they deployed troops to intimidate any attempt at rebellion and sought to reduce cultural differences through the acculturation of these peoples and their Romanization.