Quiz: Winston Churchill: Jowls of Power
Winston Churchill: Jowls of Power
By: Nathan Chandler
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About This Quiz

Winston Churchill took the reins of a wartime country and guided it through what could have been the end of days. Instead, he helped thwart the ultimate evil, all while chomping on his famous cigars. How much do you know about the greatest Briton?

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Everyone calls him "Winston." What was his real first name?
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Churchill's parents were British and Scottish.
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What sort of relationship did Churchill have with his parents?
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At a young age, it was clear that Churchill was intelligent. How'd he do in school?
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As a child, Churchill struggled with which problem?
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Churchill joined the army. He was active in which role?
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A life in war took Winston to many places. Where was he first deployed internationally?
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As a war correspondent, Churchill became a prisoner of war in which country?
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How did his stint in the POW camp end?
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How did his brush with fame affect his life?
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Churchill was courageous but socially awkward. How many women did he propose to before one agreed to marry him?
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How did Churchill manage to pay creditors who wouldn’t leave him alone?
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During World War I, Churchill was forced to take the fall for what?
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During World War I, Churchill repeatedly entered the deadly "no-man's land" -- the area between entrenched enemy forces.
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Following World War I, Churchill's conservative politics sent him into the shadows. How did he bide his time?
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In 1931, Churchill visited New York City and endured a frightening incident. What happened?
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Churchill scrambled back into politics. In the 1930s, he was alarmed by the rise of Adolf Hitler in Germany.
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In 1937, Churchill delivered a speech in which he said, "if I had to choose between communism and Nazism, I would choose WHAT"?
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Who first tried to break Churchill of his cigar habit?
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At the beginning of World War II, Churchill abruptly became prime minister of Britain. What happened to the previous prime minister?
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Churchill was famous for his rousing speeches. In June 1940, as the Nazis stormed across Europe, what did he say?
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The Nazis formulated many plots to kill Churchill. One plot involved what?
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Churchill loved alcohol and was especially fond of which drink?
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Churchill was elected to office in 1940. How many times was he elected prime minister?
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What was Churchill's nickname during World War II?
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In 1953, Churchill won a Nobel Prize for which reason?
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Churchill was the first person ever to be made an honorary citizen of which country?
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Churchill famously fought a "Black Dog," which was a reference to what?
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Churchill was a monumental war hero. How did he die?
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