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Roman Britain Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about Roman Britain?
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1. When did the Romans launch their first raid on Britain?
125 BC
55 BC
0
79 AD
2. And who was the commander of that raid?
Hannibal
Pompey
Julius Caesar
Vespasian
3. Which modern-day city did the Romans call Aquae Sulis?
Bath
Chester
Winchester
Cardiff
4. What was the name of the Roman road linking the modern cities of Exeter and Lincoln?
Appian Way
Fosse Way
Ermine Street
Watling Street
5. The Romans invaded Britain in 43 AD. Who was the emperor at that time?
Caligula
Tiberius
Augustus
Claudius
6. Two walls were built as defences on Roman Britain's northern border. Which was the northernmost?
Offa's Dyke
Hadrian's Wall
Western Wall
Antonine Wall
7. Which legion is said to have disappeared in modern-day Scotland?
V
VII
IX
XII
8. Boudica famously revolted against Roman rule. To which tribe did she belong?
Catuvellauni
Brigantes
Iceni
Pict
9. Who declared himself Emperor in Britain and northern Gaul in 286 AD, before being assassinated 7 years later?
Carausius
Constantine
Diocletian
Galerius
10. Famous for its mosaics, where is the site of the largest residential Roman building discovered in Britain?
Fishbourne
Portchester
Vindolanda
St Albans
11. Where was the capital of Britannia Inferior
Camulodunum (Colchester)
Londinium (London)
Eboracum (York)
Lindum Colonia (Lincoln)
12. Which Welsh island was a stronghold of the druids?
Skye
Wight
Anglesey
Lundy
13. Which British chieftain was captured, sent to Rome as a captive, before being pardoned and allowed to stay in Rome?
Boudica
Caratacus
Calgacus
Prasutagus
14. What was the Roman name for Scotland?
Hibernia
Lusitania
Hispania
Caledonia
15. In approximately which year did Roman rule in Britain end?
310 AD
410 AD
510 AD
610 AD
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Level 82
Jun 19, 2020
Good quiz :)