Marcus Aurelius Quiz

Marcus Aurelius Quiz Questions

Portrait of Emperor Marcus Aurelius as a boy. ...

Portrait of Emperor Marcus Aurelius as a boy. Roman artwork. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Marcus Aurelius Roman emperor?
a) 161-180
b) 211-235
c) 117-138
d) 193-211

2. When was Marcus Aurelius born?
a) 7 February 161
b) 26 April 121
c) 22 August 171
d) 17 November 101

3. What was Marcus Aurelius’ original name?
a) Gaius Marius
b) Qintus Lutatius Catulus
c) Rutilius Rufus
d) Marcus Annius Verus

4. Who adopted Marcus Aurelius?
a) Hadrian
b) Trajan
c) Antoninus Pius
d) Septimius Severus

5. Who of the following was Marcus Aurelius’ tutor?
a) Minucius Felix
b) Aulus Gellius
c) Aurelius Clemens Prudentius
d) Marcus Cornelius Fronto

6. Who was joint emperor with Marcus Aurelius during the first eight years of his reign?
a) Carinus
b) Maxentius
c Lucius Verus
d) Avitus Bassianus

7. Which book did Marcus Aurelius write?
a) Aeneid
b) Meditations
c) Eclogues
d) Georgics

8. Who heard a rumour of Marcus Aurelius’ death, proclaimed himself emperor and was assassinated by his soldiers?
a) Marcus Aemilius Scaurus
b) Flavius Valerius Severus
c) Lucius Appuleius Saturninus
d) Gaius Avidius Cassius

9. When did Marcus Aurelius die?
a) 17 March 180
b) 18 June 235
c) 10 July 211
d) 8 October 140

10. Where did Marcus Aurelius die?
a) Adrianople
b) Damascus
c) Philippi
d) Vindobona

Marcus Aurelius Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Marcus Aurelius Roman emperor?
a) 161-180

2. When was Marcus Aurelius born?
b) 26 April 121

3. What was Marcus Aurelius’ original name?
d) Marcus Annius Verus

4. Who adopted Marcus Aurelius?
c) Antoninus Pius

5. Who of the following was Marcus Aurelius’ tutor?
d) Marcus Cornelius Fronto

6. Who was joint emperor with Marcus Aurelius during the first eight years of his reign?
c Lucius Verus

7. Which book did Marcus Aurelius write?
b) Meditations

8. Who heard a rumour of Marcus Aurelius’ death, proclaimed himself emperor and was assassinated by his soldiers?
d) Gaius Avidius Cassius

9. When did Marcus Aurelius die?
a) 17 March 180

10. Where did Marcus Aurelius die?
d) Vindobona

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:36:30.

Updated: October 3, 2018 — 12:54 am

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