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Mini-Quiz: Benjamin Franklin: Statesman Years (Ages 50 - 84)

by Ron Kurtus (revised 23 October 2011)

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

1. Why was Franklin disappointed in his son?

He found out that William was illegitimate

William did not support his political views

William refused to go to college

2. Why was Franklin sent to France?

To observe their new balloons

He was good at negotiating with the French

He deserved a long vacation

3. What is a lesson learned from Franklin's life?

Learn to speak French fluently

Observe and be interested in things around you

Eat apples every day

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Learning from Biographies. If you had problems, look over the material again.

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