WONDER #2312: What Could You Watch in the Colosseum?

Question 1 of 3

The Colosseum is the biggest _______________ in the world.

  1. amphitheater
  2. stadium
  3. swimming pool
  4. building

Question 2 of 3

Which statement about the Colosseum is a fact?

  1. The Colosseum is still used to host gladiator matches today.
  2. Romans enjoyed being able to swim in the Colosseum during the summer.
  3. The Colosseum hosted reenactments of famous battles.
  4. Tourists should visit the Colosseum when they’re in Italy.

Question 3 of 3

According to today's Wonder, why was admission to the Colosseum free?

  1. The Colosseum wasn't very popular anyway.
  2. The entertainers weren't paid, so it made no sense to charge admission.
  3. Romans refused to pay.
  4. The Romans wanted everyone, even the very poor, to be able to enjoy the Colosseum.

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