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Mini-Quiz: Winston Churchill: Glory Years (Ages 60 - 69)

by Ron Kurtus (revised 6 February 2006)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why was Churchill selected as Prime Minister at the start of WWII?

People felt bad for him

No one else wanted the job

He showed his foresight in criticizing the Nazis

2. Why did Churchill offer to help Stalin?

It was a strategy to defeat Germany

He wanted to turn Great Britain into a communist state

It was to undercut Roosevelt's efforts

3. Why didn't Churchill publicize views he wrote in his notebooks?

He wanted to publish them as a new best seller

His personal thoughts may not be politically acceptable

He was afraid de Gaulle would sue him for slander

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