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How Well Do You Know Roman Numerals?

In case you're ever in Ancient Rome and need to buy wine.

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NB: There are some little-used variations to standard roman numeral practice, such as additive rather than subtractive numbering of 4 and 9, as well as double subtraction. This quiz reflects typical modern usage.

  1. 1. What number does this represent?

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    Incorrect
    1
    Correct
    Incorrect
    5
    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
    Correct
    Incorrect
    20
  2. 2. What is the correct way to express this number in roman numerals?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    X
    Correct
    Incorrect
    D
    Correct
    Incorrect
    C
    Correct
    Incorrect
    L
  3. 3. What number does this represent?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    3
    Correct
    Incorrect
    13
    Correct
    Incorrect
    23
  4. 4. What is the correct way to express this number?

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    Incorrect
    VXLIII
    Correct
    Incorrect
    XXVI
    Correct
    Incorrect
    XXXVI
  5. 5. What number does this represent?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    20
    Correct
    Incorrect
    200
    Correct
    Incorrect
    2000
  6. 6. What is the correct way to express this number?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    XI
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CI
  7. 7.

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    CXXI
    Correct
    Incorrect
    DXXI
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CLXXV
    Correct
    Incorrect
    LXIX
  8. 8. What number does this represent?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    114
    Correct
    Incorrect
    96
    Correct
    Incorrect
    116
    Correct
    Incorrect
    94
  9. 9.

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    LIX, LXXI, XCIX
    Correct
    Incorrect
    LXXI, LIX, XCIX
    Correct
    Incorrect
    LXXI, XCIX, LIX
  10. 10. What is the correct way to express this number?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    DXXIL
    Correct
    Incorrect
    DVIX
    Correct
    Incorrect
    DXXIX
    Correct
    Incorrect
    DXXVIIII
  11. 11.

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    CCXC
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CXL
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CDI
    Correct
    Incorrect
    DIC
  12. 12. What number does this represent?

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    Incorrect
    1742
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1529
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1662
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1762
 
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