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Winston Churchill: Early and Journalist Years (Birth - Age 29)

by Ron Kurtus (updated 19 January 2022)

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

1. Why didn't Winston get along with others in school?

He was short and always studying math

He hated school, was very stubborn, and liked to argue

He always carried a picture of his nanny with him

2. What did Churchill do for the newspapers?

He sold newspapers at school and at military posts

He sold them excerpts of his books

He wrote reports on military campaigns

3. What brought Churchill into the public eye?

He was captured in the Boer war and then escaped prison

He was chased by schoolmates, who threw things at him

He ran for Parliament but lost the election

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