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Nobel Laureates in Literature: Winston Churchill

One of the world's most prestigious and coveted recognitions is the Nobel Prize, which recognizes individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions in one of six categories: Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics. In this quiz, test your knowledge of Winston Churchill, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature; his life; and his literary works.


 

Quiz ID:#16471
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Category:Literature > Authors
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#1   In what year was Churchill awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values"?






#2   Churchill stumbled while delivering the opening line to his speech, which was, "Since Alfred Nobel died in 1896 we have entered an age of storm and tragedy."




#3   In 1943, United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt granted Churchill honorary American citizenship.




#4   Which of the following works was not written by Churchill?






#5   In "World Leaders of Our Time", Churchill provides profiles of 15 primarily British politicians, as well as descriptions of himself and the society/world around him.




#6   On June 18, 1940, Winston Churchill delivered a speech to the British House of Commons, urging the British military to continue fighting Hitler despite the recent defeats suffered by France. This speech is known by its signature phrase:





#7   Which work by Churchill concerned his career as an amateur painter?






#8   In 1900, "Laurania", the only novel written by Winston Churchill, was published. The subtitle of this book was "A Tale of the Revolution in Savrola".




#9   Churchill suffered a stroke on January 15, 1965 and died on January 24th. He was buried early the next day, on January 25th, at St. Paul's Cathedral.




#10   Winston Churchill was named "TIME" Magazine's Man of the Year for what year?






 

 


   



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