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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The British Empire begins with their discovery of what?
(a) The United States
(b) West Indies
(c) Newfoundland
(d) Australia

2. Winston's mother is named which of the following?
(a) Abigail
(b) Nellie
(c) Jennie
(d) Sarah

3. Attacks on the British occur in which of the following possessions?
(a) Greenland
(b) Siberia
(c) Burma
(d) Vietnam

4. Who is hired as Winston's nanny?
(a) Sarah Jane Thompson
(b) Abigail Montague
(c) May Christiansson
(d) Elizabeth Anne Everest

5. After the U.S. gains independence, what is the Empire's greatest possession?
(a) Indian Empire
(b) Australia
(c) South Africa
(d) Canada

6. Who hears the news of the German breakthrough on the radio?
(a) Sarah Churchill
(b) Mary Churchill
(c) Abigail Churchill
(d) Elizabeth Churchill

7. What rank does Winston eventually enter in?
(a) Infantry
(b) Medic
(c) Cavalry
(d) Captain

8. How many stages does Churchill's public life have?
(a) 1
(b) 3
(c) 7
(d) 11

9. The Nazi threat spread to where?
(a) The United States
(b) Antarctica
(c) Canada
(d) The Middle East

10. Where did the family move to?
(a) Wales
(b) Dublin
(c) Paris
(d) Grayling

11. What do many Britons suffer from in the possessions?
(a) Racism
(b) Health problems
(c) Financial difficulties
(d) Dementia

12. How old is Winston's mother when she meets his father?
(a) 23
(b) 12
(c) 19
(d) 27

13. Who is against a negotiated settlement?
(a) Churchill
(b) Halifax
(c) Hitler
(d) Wilson

14. Serving at certain posts in the possessions is often based on what?
(a) Family status
(b) School
(c) Personality
(d) Knowledge of the area

15. What does Randolph die from?
(a) Alcohol poisoning
(b) Malaria
(c) Cancer
(d) Syphilis

Short Answer Questions

1. Winston contracts bronchial pneumonia at what age?

2. The Parliament season ends with what?

3. Women in the late 1800s in London have a hard time obtaining what?

4. Randolph goes where for three months?

5. What did Britain think it would never lose?

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