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Mini-Quiz: Winston Churchill: Final Years (Ages 70 - 90)

by Ron Kurtus (6 February 2006)

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



1. Why did Churchill hire a double to sit in for him during the war?

To confuse the enemy

To be able to take a vacation without people knowing it

He liked the man's looks

2. Why did Churchill lose his position at the end of WW II?

People wanted a change and voted his political party out

People blamed him for starting the war

People wanted his double to take over

3. Why did the U.S. Congress make Churchill an honorary citizen?

It was an effort to collect taxes from the wealthy man

To try to convince him to move to the U.S.

It was one of the many honors bestowed an the elder statesman

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in understanding the Biographies of famous people. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Resources on Winston Churchill

Who are Some Famous People That Had Alzheimer's Disease? - Claim that Churchill had Alzheimer's disease

No, ABC, Churchill did not have Alzheimer's - Rebuttal, stating Churchill do not have Alzheimer's disease

Biography Resources

Articles

The Private Thoughts of a Public Man by Thomas Vinciguerra; The New York Times (22 Jan 2006) - Items from Churchill's notebooks

Books

Winston Churchill by John Keegan; Viking Press (2002) $19.95 - A short but thorough book on the life of Churchill by an eminent military historian

Top-rated books on Winston Churchill


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