John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough: Biography & Facts


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John Churchill started his career as a page for who?

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1. What was the big issue that convinced John Churchill to turn against King James II?

2. In the Glorious Revolution, who did John Churchill support?

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This quiz/worksheet will gauge your comprehension of John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough. Answer study questions on subjects like how John Churchill began his career and the reason he decided to go against King James II.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For the quiz, you'll need to know about the following topics:

  • Who John Churchill supported in the Glorious Revolution
  • Wars in which John Churchill fought
  • A ruler who gave him the title of the First Duke of Marlborough

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about John Churchill's service and the wars he fought in
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when John Churchill held the most power
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough

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Find out more by reviewing the lesson titled John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough: Biography & Facts. These concepts will be discussed:

  • When John Churchill was born
  • The family name that went on all the way to Winston Churchill, a famous British prime minister
  • John Churchill as one of the greatest British military commanders
  • The period of history when he was in power
  • What happened during the Monmouth Rebellion
  • John Churchill's military victories during the War of the Spanish Succession