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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. While Franklin toured Latin America, what was Eleanor doing?
(a) Learning how to be a social worker.
(b) Visiting heads of state in Europe.
(c) Caring for their children.
(d) A lecture tour in the US.

2. Which of the following was not a type of lesson Eleanor took?
(a) Dancing lessons.
(b) Sewing lessons.
(c) Sports lessons.
(d) French lessons.

3. For what publication did Eleanor write a weekly column?
(a) Woman's Day.
(b) Woman's Home Companion.
(c) Ladies' Home Journal.
(d) Better Homes and Gardens.

4. What position was Franklin campaigning for in 1910?
(a) Governor.
(b) State senator.
(c) Mayor.
(d) Representative.

5. Where did Eleanor teach for a short while?
(a) Boston.
(b) The Todhunter School.
(c) St. David's School.
(d) Paris.

Short Answer Questions

1. With whom did Eleanor travel during holidays when she was in boarding school?

2. Where did Eleanor and her family move in Chapter 6?

3. After the vice presidential election, where did the Roosevelts move?

4. In 1915, where was the World's Fair held?

5. In what sort of institution did Eleanor's father spend time in?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why do you think Eleanor took her granddaughter around the world at such a young age?

2. Describe Eleanor's reasoning for separating from the youth organizations she was involved with in 1939 and 1940.

3. Rather than being in public office throughout most of the 1920's, what was Franklin doing instead?

4. What sorts of travel experiences did Eleanor have as a young girl?

5. How did Eleanor become aware at a young age that there is much suffering in the world?

6. What changes did Eleanor notice in Franklin in March 1945?

7. What is your impression of how Eleanor dealt with being First Lady during an international war?

8. What were some of Eleanor's strengths? What were some of her weaknesses?

9. Describe Eleanor's trip to the Pacific.

10. What was Eleanor like in large groups as a teenager?

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