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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. How did the social structure in Washington change after the war began?
(a) There was the same number of gatherings, but conversations were altered.
(b) There were more gatherings.
(c) There was no change.
(d) There were no more social calls.

2. What occurred at the 1920 Democratic convention?
(a) Franklin was nominated for vice president.
(b) Woodrow Wilson was elected president.
(c) A meeting with European forces.
(d) Franklin fell ill.

3. Who became governor of New York when Eleanor was in boarding school?
(a) Calvin Coolidge.
(b) Franklin Roosevelt.
(c) Dwight Eisenhower.
(d) Theodore Roosevelt.

4. Whose house did the Roosevelts move into in 1913?
(a) Bart's.
(b) Aunt Pussie's.
(c) Theodore's.
(d) Aunt Bye's.

5. What was Eleanor given to carry in her car?
(a) A fancy coat.
(b) A sunshade.
(c) A knife.
(d) A gun.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What did Eleanor and her younger sons see in Europe?

3. Where was the Roosevelts' youngest son at boarding school?

4. Whom did Franklin take with him to Houston?

5. From what did Ellie die?

Short Essay Questions

1. In the final chapter, what did Eleanor say her only objective in life was? Do you think she met this objective?

2. How did Franklin eventually earn Stalin's respect and trust?

3. Describe the process of approving the International Bill of Rights.

4. What was Eleanor's life like at Hyde Park after Franklin died?

5. Describe Eleanor's relationship with her biological parents.

6. How much of Eleanor's advice do you think Franklin took seriously? Why do you think that?

7. Do you think Eleanor traveled too much in the years following Franklin's death? Describe why.

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

9. During her first years as First Lady, what seemed to have affected Eleanor the most as she made her trips around the United States?

10. Describe Eleanor's trip to the Pacific.

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