Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Franklin tell Eleanor on September 2, 1939?
(a) That Germany had invaded Poland.
(b) That he was losing his health.
(c) That Japan had invaded China.
(d) That the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor.

2. How did Franklin Roosevelt come to national prominence after 1929?
(a) His aggressive steps to create jobs.
(b) His personal contributions to the state's funds.
(c) His enormous losses in the stock market crash.
(d) His strict discrimination policies.

3. When did Franklin Roosevelt take office in the White House?
(a) March 1933.
(b) April 1934.
(c) February 1932.
(d) March 1931.

4. How does Freedman say the marriage between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt changed after the Lucy Mercer affair?
(a) Franklin and Eleanor become closer and more intimate.
(b) It died.
(c) It became a partnership.
(d) It became a constant battle.

5. Who beat Franklin Roosevelt in 1920?
(a) Louis Howe.
(b) Woodrow Wilson.
(c) James Cox.
(d) Calvin Coolidge.

6. What was America's initial stance toward the war in Europe?
(a) Gunboat diplomacy.
(b) Speak softly and carry a big stick.
(c) Isolationism.
(d) Expansionism.

7. What was it that paralyzed Franklin Roosevelt?
(a) A swimming accident.
(b) A stroke.
(c) Polio.
(d) Syphilis.

8. Who was Earl Miller?
(a) A political appointee.
(b) A state trooper.
(c) A reporter.
(d) An activist.

9. Who does Freedman say the Roosevelts would invite to the White House?
(a) Their children and grandchildren.
(b) Their political enemies.
(c) Their childhood friends.
(d) Their extended families.

10. What was Franklin Roosevelt in charge of in Europe?
(a) Reconstruction.
(b) Closing U.S. naval bases.
(c) Diplomacy.
(d) Establishing U.S. bases.

11. Why did Franklin Roosevelt expand the size of the federal government?
(a) To protect against Communism.
(b) To solidify his support.
(c) To create opportunities.
(d) To elbow out his competitors.

12. What does Freedman say were Eleanor Roosevelt's feelings about war?
(a) Freedman says that Eleanor favored air strikes to occupation.
(b) Freedman says that Eleanor was anxious to get troops to Europe to protect the poor and desperate people there.
(c) Freedman says that Eleanor hated the possibility of another war.
(d) Freedman says that Eleanor wanted to defeat Germany once and for all.

13. How did Franklin Roosevelt show his regard for Marion Dickerman and Nancy Cook?
(a) He wrote editorials in support of their causes.
(b) He paid for them to travel to Europe for political training.
(c) He built a cottage for them at Hyde Park.
(d) He donated money to their campaigns.

14. When did World War I end?
(a) May 1918.
(b) November 1918.
(c) August 1917.
(d) June 1916.

15. To whom did Eleanor Roosevelt NOT make unannounced visits?
(a) Appalachian coal miners.
(b) Southern sharecroppers.
(c) Weapons manufacturers.
(d) Struggling war veterans.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Eleanor Roosevelt's suspicion about the Democratic Party's interest in women's rights?

2. What did Eleanor do after Franklin Roosevelt lost the 1920 election?

3. What was Eleanor Roosevelt's response when she found Lucy Mercer's love letters to Franklin?

4. What did Eleanor Roosevelt NOT start to get invitations for after she joined the Women's Democratic News?

5. Where did Eleanor take a political leadership position?

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