The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill Test | Final 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. Why was it thought that the upper class made better officers and leaders in the Army?

2. The British War Office believes that which country will become the battleground of the war?

3. What appears in 1905?

4. How many women does Winston propose to before marrying?

5. By the end of 1914, the casualties for England and France are how many men?

Short Essay Questions

1. After King Edward dies suddenly, what position does Winston gain? What does he do in this position?

2. What are the German attacks on the British like? Where to they take place in the early days of the war? What is the British response?

3. How is Winston's name cleared over the Dardanelles?

4. What does Winston do with his leisure time? What does he enjoy doing?

5. Why does Winston believe that Antwerp must be held? What does he do to try to prevent the Germans from taking the city? What is the outcome?

6. How many women does Winston propose to? Who does he end up marrying? Why do some people think Winston did not feel comfortable with women?

7. What attitude does Winston have toward money? How does it compare to his mother's attitude on finances?

8. What does Winston prepare for during his first time in Parliament? How does he do this? Is he successful?

9. How does Winston obtain extra money? What does he do in the time before leaving for India?

10. What does Churchill do once he is out of the government?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Was Winston a good leader for England? What characteristics made Winston a good or bad leader? Support your answer with specific details from the book.

Essay Topic 2

What was Winston Churchill's role in World War I? What positions did he serve in? What impact did his actions have on the war or on England at this time? How did Churchill feel about the war and his role in it?

Essay Topic 3

Why do you think Winston Churchill achieved legendary status in England? What actions or characteristics do you think made him a legend? Do you agree or disagree with this status? Why?

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