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Mini-Quiz: Learning from Biographies

by Ron Kurtus (revised 23 August 2011)

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

1. How can seeing how a person overcame obstacles help you?

It can inspire you not to be discouraged

It can discourage you from even trying

It proves that it all depends on chance

2. What personality traits are commonly seen in successful people?

Complaining to authorities and cleverness

Determination and enthusiasm

Ability to consume large quantities of food and drink

3. How could a natural disaster move a person to greatness?

It may be the opportunity to help others in dire need

It is a good time to make money at the expense of others

It can cause fear and the desire to run away

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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