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 is Winston familiar with the terminology and protocol of Parliament?

2. Who does Winston marry?

3. The Belgian king retreats to which city as the Germans push into Belgium?

4. What was Winston called by fellow soldiers and others?

5. How many ponies does Winston own?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Winston fill his leisure time in India?

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

3. Where do the French and German armies meet? What led to this meeting? What was the outcome?

4. What does Winston do after reaching Bombay and Bombare? What does he think of Bombay?

5. What is the relationship between India and England?

6. What does Winston work on in India? Where does he want to go?

7. 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?

8. Why does Churchill receive public criticism during the war? Why is the criticism often unfair to Churchill?

9. What does Goonie introduce Churchill to? How does this help him?

10. 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?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why do you think Winston chose to work as a writer? What aspects of his life made this work possible? Do you think he was a good writer/reporter? Why? Give specific examples from the book to back up your answer.

Essay Topic 2

How did Winston's relationship with his parents affect his life? What impact did this relationship have? How do you think Winston felt about this relationship? Give specific examples from the book to support your answers.

Essay Topic 3

What was Winston's time in India like? Why did he go to India? Did he like his time there? How do you think this experience influenced Winston's decisions and thoughts about later events in India?

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