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Question: What was the name of the volcano that destroyed Pompeii in AD 79?

Answer: Vesuvius

Question: Who was the African Military Commander who tried to attack Rome by marching elephants over the Alps?

Answer: Hannibal

Question: Which city did the Romans destroy at the end of the Punic Wars?

Answer: Carthage

Question: What acronym did Roman Army Legions have on their standard meaning the senate and people of Rome?

Answer: SPQR  Senatus Populus Que Romanus

Question: Which modern European capital city was known by the Romans as Lutetia?

Answer: Paris

Question: Which Island was called Hibernia by the Romans?

Answer: Ireland Hibernian Football Club in Edinburgh was founded by Irishmen

Question: Born in 356 BC, which ancient king rode a horse called Bucephalus?

Answer: Alexander the Great