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1. The Roman Empire grew up around the city of Rome, which is the capital of which modern day country?
2. In mythology, Rome is described as being founded by Romulus and Remus. They were fed by which animal when they were abandoned as babies?
3. Romulus named the city of Rome after himself. Traditionally, how many hills of Rome are there?
4. The ancient Romans had their own language, which is not spoken in everyday use now, although people do still learn it. What is it called?
5. The first emperor of Rome took charge in the year 27 BC. One of the months in English was named for him. Who was he?
6. The ancient Romans worshipped a large number of gods. Which of these, sharing his name with the planet in the picture, was the king of the Roman gods?
7. Nero is often said to have been playing the instrument in the photo while what was happening in Rome?
8. The Romans gave names in their own language to the countries they conquered. Caledonia referred to which part of the British Isles?
9. Caligula was the nickname of one of Rome's emperors. The name refers to a little pair of what?
10. This building in the middle of Rome is called the Flavian Amphitheatre, but its more common name is which of these?
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