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. What does Sara not take into consideration?
(a) What her grandchildren want.
(b) Eleanor's preferences.
(c) Franklin's interests.
(d) Her position in the family.

2. What happens early in Anna and Elliot's marriage?
(a) An increase in wealth.
(b) Trouble.
(c) A big move.
(d) A strong bonding experience.

3. When do Eleanor's suspicions of Franklin's marital infidelities increase?
(a) After Eleanor hires the attractive Lucy Page Mercer as her personal assistant.
(b) After Eleanor catches him with another woman.
(c) When he continues to come home late at night.
(d) When Eleanor finds a letter from another woman to her husband.

4. When visiting the family homes in Hyde Park, New York, and Campobello in New Brunswick, Canada, how does Eleanor feel?
(a) Angry.
(b) Estranged.
(c) Content.
(d) Tired.

5. For how long does he court her?
(a) Five years.
(b) Six months.
(c) Two years.
(d) One year.

6. What soon happens to Elliott?
(a) He is killed.
(b) He moves in with Eleanor.
(c) He buys his own home in New York.
(d) He dies.

7. Why does Eleanor feel this way?
(a) The homes do not accommodate Eleanor's entrance into the lives of Sara and Franklin.
(b) She detests her mother-in-law.
(c) She enjoys the time with her family.
(d) She is busy taking care of her family and all the events that take place at these homes.

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

9. Over the next few years, what happens to Franklin and Eleanor's relationship?
(a) Their love grows deeper.
(b) They spend less time together.
(c) They grow to dislike one another.
(d) They spend more time together.

10. In the autumn of 1913, where does Eleanor move her family?
(a) To New York City.
(b) To Paris.
(c) To Washington, D.C.
(d) To Boston.

11. How does Sara act when the couple's children are born?
(a) She completely allows Eleanor to take over.
(b) She continues to intervene and make decisions for the couple.
(c) She finally allows Eleanor to make some decisions.
(d) She becomes even more controlling.

12. How do the two brothers feel about one another?
(a) They are extremely fond of each other.
(b) They are very distant.
(c) They dislike each other.
(d) They are jealous of each other.

13. Why does Anna Roosevelt have a difficult time raising Eleanor?
(a) Due to her delicate nature.
(b) Due to her ill health.
(c) Due to her busy schedule.
(d) Due to her lack of interest in children.

14. What do Eleanor and her teacher do together?
(a) They sneak off on secret excursions.
(b) They are traveling companions during Eleanor's stay in Europe.
(c) They spend as much time apart as possible.
(d) They disagree and fight.

15. What officially separates Franklin and Eleanor from Theodore Roosevelt's political position and establishes Franklin as an important voice in the Democratic Party?
(a) The Stock Market Crash.
(b) The Great Depression.
(c) The end of World War I.
(d) The beginning of World War I.

Short Answer Questions

1. What reinforces their marriage?

2. Why do Franklin and Eleanor move to Albany?

3. When is the couple married?

4. How many suitors does Eleanor have?

5. For what does Eleanor's teacher encourage her to strive?

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