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Russell Freedman
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did Eleanor start to see Franklin regularly?
(a) When she turned twenty.
(b) Right after retuning to the U.S.
(c) The winter of her coming out.
(d) Before she left England.

2. How does Freedman describe Eleanor Roosevelt's mother's looks?
(a) She was a horror.
(b) She was indistinct.
(c) She was plain.
(d) She was a beauty.

3. How does Freedman characterize the relationship between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?
(a) They were formal to the point of being cold.
(b) They talked a lot.
(c) They were passionate lovers.
(d) They were young and confused.

4. How did Franklin Roosevelt describe Eleanor Roosevelt's eyes when they met?
(a) Penetrating.
(b) Sympathetic.
(c) Severe.
(d) Adoring.

5. What does Freedman say Eleanor Roosevelt felt about politics?
(a) It was the thing that stopped progress from happening.
(b) It was a man's profession.
(c) It was the most American profession.
(d) It should clear the way for social change.

6. 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 was not married yet.
(c) She had been educated abroad.
(d) She was not a beauty.

7. How does Freedman characterize Franklin Roosevelt's attitude toward the children?
(a) He played with them and spoiled them.
(b) He disciplined them strictly.
(c) He took them with him to the legislature.
(d) He hardy noticed them.

8. What was Eleanor Roosevelt doing before her husband ran for President?
(a) Painting.
(b) Activism.
(c) Banking.
(d) Parenting.

9. What was a sign of being a 'fast woman'?
(a) Accepting jewelry without being engaged.
(b) Talking with a man.
(c) Dancing with a man.
(d) Writing a letter to a man.

10. How did Eleanor Roosevelt say Mlle. Souvestre affected her?
(a) She strengthened her resolve.
(b) She schooled her in religion.
(c) She taught her to go without things.
(d) She opened her mind.

11. What holiday did Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt marry on?
(a) St. Valentine's Day.
(b) Christmas.
(c) Easter.
(d) St. Patrick's Day.

12. Where did Franklin Roosevelt work after he returned from his honeymoon?
(a) Democratic political party.
(b) Charitable organization.
(c) New York government.
(d) Wall Street law firm.

13. Why did Franklin propose to Eleanor, according to Freedman?
(a) He wanted her to manage his affairs.
(b) He wanted her to bring out the best in him.
(c) He was smitten with her.
(d) He thought she would make a good mother.

14. Who did Franklin Roosevelt follow into politics?
(a) His mother's advice.
(b) His father.
(c) A lawyer from his firm.
(d) His cousin Teddy.

15. When were Eleanor Roosevelt's parents' married?
(a) 1893.
(b) 1864.
(c) 1875.
(d) 1883.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Freedman say Eleanor Roosevelt did about this feeling?

2. What was Eleanor Roosevelt's relationship with Susie Parish?

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

4. What incident does Freedman say escalated Elliot Roosevelt's alcoholism?

5. What made Eleanor Roosevelt's uncle dangerous?

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