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

Russell Freedman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Five: A Conventional Society Matron.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Freedman characterize the time Eleanor Roosevelt spent at Allenswood?
(a) Happiest years of her life.
(b) A time of luxury and being spoiled.
(c) The worst time of her life.
(d) A time of trials and difficulties.

2. What modest claim does Freedman say Eleanor Roosevelt made about her work as First Lady?
(a) Even an untalented person like her could change the world.
(b) She couldn't have done her work without a talented staff of assistants.
(c) She owed everything to her faith in God.
(d) She learned everything she knew from Franklin.

3. What was Eleanor Roosevelt's relationship with Susie Parish?
(a) Fellow volunteer.
(b) Cousin and roommate.
(c) Rival for a boy's attention.
(d) Classmate.

4. Who was Lucy Mercer?
(a) Franklin Roosevelt's assistant.
(b) The governess for Eleanor Roosevelt's children.
(c) Sarah Roosevelt's friend.
(d) Eleanor Roosevelt's social secretary.

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 more strongly for justice and peace.
(c) She spoke out for American participation in World War II.
(d) She spoke out in defense of corporations and free enterprise.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Franklin responsible for when the U.S. entered World War I?

2. When did Eleanor start to see Franklin regularly?

3. What difficulties does Freedman say Eleanor Roosevelt was First Lady through?

4. What did Eleanor think about Franklin?

5. Why was Eleanor Roosevelt given this nickname?

(see the answer key)

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