Commodus Quiz

Commodus Quiz Questions

English: Commodus, Roman Emperor, 180-192 AD. ...

Commodus, Roman Emperor, 180-192 AD. Français : Tête de Commode, empereur romain, 180-192 Ap-JC. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Commodus Roman emperor?
a) 180-192
b) 161-169
c) 193-211
d) 146-164

2. When was Commodus born?
a) 12 March 122
b) 16 June 170
c) 31 August 161
d) 24 October 176

3. Where was Commodus born?
a) Italica
b) Lanuvium
c) Brindisi
d) Actium

4. Who was Commodus’ sister?
a) Octavia
b) Augusta
c) Julia
d) Lucilla

5. What name did Commodus give to Rome?
a) Utopia
b) Dystopia
c) Colonia Commodiana
d) Arcos de la Frontera

Bust of Roman emperor Commodus (31 August 161–...

Bust of Roman emperor Commodus (31 August 161–31 December 192 AD) as Hercules, hence the lion skin, the club and the apple of the Hesperides. Part of a statuary group representing Commodus’ apotheosis. Luni marble, Roman artwork, 191-192 CE. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. Who did Commodus imagine himself to be?
a) Hercules
b) Apollo
c) Jupiter
d) Neptune

7. How was Commodus killed?
a) Beheaded
b) Strangled
c) Poisoned
d) Hanged

8. When did Commodus die?
a) 2 February 211
b) 5 April 169
c) 17 July 164
d) 31 December 192

9. Where did Commodus die?
a) Pharsalus
b) Carthage
c) Rome
d) Herculaneum

Denarius with Commodus

Denarius with Commodus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

10. Who was city prefect of Rome when Commodus died?
a) Jupiter Optimus Maximus
b) Publius Helvius Pertinax
c) Boionius Arrius Antoninus
d) Marcus Ulpius Traianus

Commodus Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Commodus Roman emperor?
a) 180-192

2. When was Commodus born?
c) 31 August 161

3. Where was Commodus born?
b) Lanuvium

4. Who was Commodus’ sister?
d) Lucilla

5. What name did Commodus give to Rome?
c) Colonia Commodiana

6. Who did Commodus imagine himself to be?
a) Hercules

7. How was Commodus killed?
b) Strangled

8. When did Commodus die?
d) 31 December 192

9. Where did Commodus die?
c) Rome

10. Who was city prefect of Rome when Commodus died?
b) Publius Helvius Pertinax

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:32 am

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