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

William Manchester
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Churchill never attend?

2. Churchill has a strong preference for what?

3. What does Churchill blame his weaknesses on?

4. Who does not attend the wedding of Winston's mother and father?

5. Canada is acquired by whom?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Churchill tell his country about the fight?

2. How large is the British Empire in the late 1800s? Give some examples of places that are included in the Empire at this time. Where does the Empire begin?

3. What is Churchill's financial status like during this life?

4. What are the stages of Churchill's public life?

5. How do Churchill's feelings and actions about Hitler and Mussolini change?

6. How was someone accepted for posts in the foreign service in the British Empire?

7. Where are the Prime Minister's headquarters located? What is it called? How does Churchill feel about living there?

8. How do the people in other countries and possessions feel about the British? Why?

9. What is Winston's experience like at St. George's School near Ascot? Why does Winston stop attending?

10. What is the relationship like between Winston and his parents? Who cares for Winston?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What were the three stages of Winston Churchill's public life? What events in Churchill's life are the three stages associated with? How were the three stages different? In which one do you think Churchill was most successful?

Essay Topic 2

What event or person do you think had the greatest effect on Winston Churchill? Why? Give specific examples from the book to back up your answer and show how this event or person influenced him.

Essay Topic 3

What military experience did Winston have? How do you think this experience helped Winston (in his personal life or political career)? Support your answer with specific information from the book.

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