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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. Where was Eleanor when the declaration of war was delivered to Congress?
(a) At home.
(b) At Campobello.
(c) Boston.
(d) The Visitor's Gallery.

2. Why didn't the Roosevelts return from their summer vacation on time?
(a) Franklin broke his leg.
(b) Eleanor fell ill.
(c) An epidemic of infant paralysis.
(d) It was too dangerous to travel during the war.

3. Where did the Roosevelts spend election night of 1936?
(a) Campobello.
(b) London.
(c) Boston.
(d) Hyde Park.

4. Where did the Franklins spend Sunday evenings?
(a) At home.
(b) At political events.
(c) At the theatre.
(d) At Franklin's mother's home.

5. Who died at the end of Chapter 10?
(a) Eleanor's younger brother.
(b) Grandmother Hall.
(c) Eleanor's mother.
(d) Franklin.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did the Roosevelts spend election night of 1932?

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

3. What was Eleanor given to carry in her car?

4. Did Eleanor actively campaign in Franklin's campaign for re-election in 1936?

5. Why did the Roosevelt family begin to spend summers in Florida?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Compare Eleanor's views of how Russians were helping the world and how Americans were helping the world in 1959.

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

4. How did Eleanor's work with the UN impact her interest in the Soviet Union?

5. How did Eleanor's relationship with her mother-in-law change in Chapter 11?

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

7. What description does Eleanor give about Campobello?

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

9. In what capacity was Eleanor involved in Adlai Stevenson's campaign?

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

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