Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Russell Freedman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Three: Mademoiselle Souvestre.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Eleanor Roosevelt when she returned to the U.S.?
(a) 16.
(b) 24.
(c) 21.
(d) 18.

2. How does Freedman characterize Eleanor Roosevelt's social demeanor at age 18?
(a) Humble and religious.
(b) Aggressive and political.
(c) Pleasant and gracious.
(d) Awkward and shy.

3. What is NOT an innovation Freedman credits Eleanor Roosevelt with?
(a) Opening the White House doors to reporters.
(b) Negotiating treaties herself.
(c) Driving her own car.
(d) Traveling the world.

4. What does Freedman say was the effect of this nickname?
(a) She rebelled against it.
(b) She was hurt by it.
(c) She grew into it.
(d) She loved it.

5. How does Freedman say Eleanor Roosevelt's voice changed during her tenure as First Lady?
(a) She began to speak less and less as her husband's presidency went on.
(b) She spoke out for American participation in World War II.
(c) She spoke out in defense of corporations and free enterprise.
(d) She spoke more strongly for justice and peace.

Short Answer Questions

1. When were Eleanor Roosevelt's parents' married?

2. How did Eleanor Roosevelt say Mlle. Souvestre affected her?

3. What does Freedman say was Eleanor Roosevelt's childhood nickname?

4. What misfortune struck Eleanor Roosevelt at age ten?

5. How does Freedman describe Eleanor Roosevelt's personality as a child?

(see the answer key)

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