Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One, 1884-1933 Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. For how long does she study at this school?
(a) Five years.
(b) One year.
(c) Three years.
(d) Twelve years.

2. What causes this to happen to Elliott?
(a) He spends his inheritance.
(b) He begs Eleanor's grandmother to let him move in.
(c) Complications from alcoholism.
(d) He is shot in a bar.

3. Who does Sara hire while the couple is on their honeymoon?
(a) Someone to run her household.
(b) An investigator to look into Eleanor's background.
(c) Assistants.
(d) The servants.

4. How many suitors does Eleanor have?
(a) Not many.
(b) A fair amount.
(c) None.
(d) Many.

5. What will haunt Eleanor her entire life?
(a) The impact of Eleanor's mother's death.
(b) Her father's addictions.
(c) The loss of her family's wealth.
(d) The time she spent with her cousins.

6. How does Eleanor describe her mother?
(a) One of the most beautiful women I have ever seen.
(b) A woman who never loved her.
(c) A woman who she never understood.
(d) One of the most annoying and irritatiing women she has ever known.

7. Upon completion of her education in England, where does Eleanor go?
(a) Around the world.
(b) To France.
(c) Home.
(d) To Hawaii.

8. Of what does Eleanor's relationship with her beloved father consist?
(a) Frequent visits.
(b) Phone calls and e-mails.
(c) Brief visits and lyrical letters.
(d) Brief letters.

9. What becomes a pattern of separation that will repeat itself frequently over the next several years as the Roosevelts begin a period of public service?
(a) Eleanor goes to Washington without her husband.
(b) Eleanor travels without Franklin.
(c) Eleanor is not in Washington with her husband.
(d) Eleanor sleeping in her own room in the Washington, D.C.

10. With what does Anna struggle?
(a) Her ability to raise her children on her own.
(b) Her financial woes.
(c) Her love for her husband.
(d) Her own sense of loneliness and depression.

11. How is Elliott compared to his brother?
(a) Somewhat different.
(b) The opposite.
(c) The same.
(d) Similar.

12. How does Eleanor establish an altruistic platform of her own?
(a) She does what her husband asks her to do.
(b) She donates much of her wealth to charities.
(c) She reaches out into the community to serve the less fortunate.
(d) She is kind to everyone.

13. In what does Elliott encourage Eleanor?
(a) Her desire for her own weatlh.
(b) Her study of the arts.
(c) Her search for a suitable husband.
(d) Her education.

14. Why does Eleanor have her first experience at a Democratic National Convention?
(a) She has decided to run for office as a Democrat.
(b) Franklin declares his support of Woodrow Wilson over President Theodore Roosevelt.
(c) She travels with the wives of other political leaders.
(d) Franklin decides to become a Democrat.

15. Why must Eleanor attend these social events?
(a) All of her friends attend these events.
(b) They are necessary for a young woman of her position in one of New York's finest families.
(c) Every girl in New York attends these events.
(d) She wants to attend these events.

Short Answer Questions

1. How do the two brothers feel about one another?

2. Eventually, what is Elliott beginning to do?

3. How could this instructor be described?

4. What does Eleanor remember during this period of her life?

5. Where does Eleanor attend school?

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