Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Russell Freedman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Nine: Partners.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Eleanor Roosevelt change under Mlle. Souvestre's influence?
(a) She lost her fears.
(b) She saw through the eyes of people who didn't have her comforts.
(c) She became more stubborn.
(d) She learned to hold her tongue.

2. What made Eleanor Roosevelt feel out of place in the company of her mother, grandmother, and aunts?
(a) She did not know Greek.
(b) She had been educated abroad.
(c) She was not married yet.
(d) She was not a beauty.

3. What was the Junior League's purpose?
(a) To organize the poor politically.
(b) To help the needy.
(c) To educate workers.
(d) To raise money for political parties.

4. What does Freedman say was a contentious issue between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?
(a) Civil rights.
(b) Employment programs for the poor.
(c) Women's rights.
(d) The U.N.

5. Who was Eleanor Roosevelt secretly engaged to at nineteen?
(a) A working boy.
(b) A Harvard boy.
(c) A cousin.
(d) A boy from the Junior League.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Freedman say the Roosevelts would invite to the White House?

2. How does Freedman characterize Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the New Age her husband was inaugurating?

3. What were Eleanor Roosevelt's best subjects at Allenswood?

4. What was Sarah Roosevelt's response when she heard about the crisis over Franklin Roosevelt's affair with Lucy Mercer?

5. How does Freedman say the marriage between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt changed after the Lucy Mercer affair?

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