The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old is Winston when his brother is born?
(a) 2
(b) 6
(c) 9
(d) 13

2. Churchill believes that he controls what?
(a) His emotions
(b) The German army
(c) His own fate
(d) The stock market

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

4. What does Churchill never attend?
(a) Press conferences
(b) Parliament
(c) Parties
(d) Church

5. Randolph goes where for three months?
(a) Berlin
(b) Cape Town
(c) Cairo
(d) New York

6. Life at which of the following foreign posts is considered not too bad?
(a) Uganda
(b) Nyasaland
(c) Kenya
(d) Elephant Island

7. What percentage of the world's merchant ships fly the British flag?
(a) 10
(b) 50
(c) 75
(d) 25

8. What does Churchill tell his country to prepare for?
(a) A long war
(b) Defeat
(c) Food rationing
(d) Nuclear warfare

9. What is the largest metropolitan area in the late 1800s?
(a) London
(b) New York
(c) Miami
(d) Berlin

10. What is considered one of the biggest sins by the British?
(a) Lying
(b) Arrogance
(c) Having too much money
(d) Cowardice

11. What did Britain think it would never lose?
(a) Spanish-American War
(b) WWII
(c) The Empire
(d) The American Revolution

12. The book begins with the British Army retreating to which town?
(a) Dunkirk
(b) Acle
(c) Crawley
(d) Oakham

13. What school is Winston enrolled in?
(a) Oxford School
(b) St. George's School
(c) St. Michael's School
(d) Kent School

14. What subject does Winston have trouble with?
(a) Arithmetic
(b) Reading
(c) History
(d) Writing

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Winston like at school?

2. What does Churchill lose more of than any other British politician?

3. Serving at certain posts in the possessions is often based on what?

4. CWR stands for what?

5. What modern technology does Churchill not like?

(see the answer keys)

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