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

Russell Freedman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Eleven: On Her Own.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Freedman describe Eleanor Roosevelt's treatment at Allenswood?
(a) Abhorrent.
(b) Spartan.
(c) Amicable.
(d) Luxurious.

2. How does Freedman characterize the bond between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?
(a) Strong and lasting.
(b) Fragile and inconstant.
(c) Distrustful and disappointing.
(d) Passionate and intimate.

3. How does Freedman characterize the difference between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's personalities?
(a) Franklin was lighthearted, but Eleanor withdrew from problems.
(b) Franklin allowed himself to go with other people's decisions, but Eleanor had to insist on her own way in things.
(c) Franklin brooded, but Eleanor kept working at keeping the household running.
(d) Franklin was very social, but Eleanor was more political in her interests.

4. What did Eleanor Roosevelt dislike about the prospect of moving to Washington D.C.?
(a) Being responsible for so many people.
(b) Having to be outspoken.
(c) Being scrutinized by everyone.
(d) Having to hold her tongue.

5. How does Freedman describe the difference between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt on civil rights?
(a) Franklin wanted change to come by legislation, Eleanor favored subtler influence.
(b) Franklin doubted it could be done politically.
(c) Eleanor wanted change immediately, but Franklin could accept a more gradual pace.
(d) Eleanor had more passion.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Eleanor Roosevelt work with a private coach to improve?

2. What did Elliot Roosevelt's drinking lead to, according to Freedman?

3. What did a 1948 poll say about Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the U.S.?

4. To what does Freedman say Eleanor Roosevelt devoted her time after her husband died?

5. What was Sara Roosevelt's response to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's engagement?

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