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Winston Churchill Quiz

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Winston Churchill is best known for his leadership as Prime Minister of the U.K. during World War Two. However, he also returned to the post of Prime Minister in what year?
Winston Churchill Quiz
1958
1954
1951
1948

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Before entering politics, Churchill served as a soldier. What is the 19th Century colonial war Churchill fought in which is also called the Mahdist War because it was started by an alleged prophet of the Islamic faith?
The Golan Heights War
The Six Day War
The Sino-Japanese War
The Anglo-Sudan War

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What is the name of the war Churchill also fought in during the early 1900s which pitted the British Empire against southern African nations?
The Nokumbe War
The War of the Congo Straits
The Six Day War
The Second Boer War

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Winston Churchill first assumed the office of Prime Minister in 1940 following the resignation of what infamous man?
Laurence B. Kent
Raymond Leighter
Richard Kent
Neville Chamberlain

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Winston Churchill worked for the British government during World War One, but resigned after the utter failure of what event which he had a hand in coordinating?
The Gallipoli Campaign
The First Battle of the Marne
The Dresden Incident
The Battle of Verdun

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After Churchill resigned from office during the First World War, he joined what famous British infantry regiment?
The Royal Scots Fusiliers
The Timot Belle Nets
The Parliamentary Expeditionary Force
The Aberdine Ironhides

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In 1917, Churchill returned to politics by serving in which of the following posts?
Minister of Finance
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Munitions
Minister of the Interior

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Which of the following offices did Winston Churchill never hold during his political career?
Secretary of State for Manufacturing
Secretary of State for Air
Secretary of State for War
Secretary of State for the Colonies

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Despite the many impressive feats of Winston Churchill, he remains controversial for a number of reasons. For example, Churchill authorized the firebombing of what German city in February of 1945?
Victhenburg
Munich
Hamburg
Dresden

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Due to Churchill's economic policies in World War Two, he directly contributed to the infamous mass starvation in what British-Indian province in 1943?
Bihar
Bengal
Assam
Bombay

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In 1953, Churchill's government supported a coup d'etat that would topple the ruling government of what nation?
Somalia
Iran
Luxembourg
Sudan

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Churchill's foreign policy was also quite tested by the Mau Mau Uprising, which originated in what African country under British control?
Chad
Kenya
Madagascar
The Ivory Coast

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In 1953, Winston Churchill was awarded what type of Nobel Prize for his accomplishments in that field?
The Nobel Prize in Negotiation
The Nobel Prize in Politics
The Nobel Prize in Literature
The Nobel Peace Prize

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