Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One, 1884-1933 Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to Franklin's condition?
(a) It deteriorates.
(b) It stays the same.
(c) It improves.
(d) It improves greatly.

2. What does Eleanor convince Anna to try?
(a) One year at Cornell University.
(b) Having a few suitors.
(c) A four-year college.
(d) One year at Allenswood School.

3. For what does Eleanor lobby?
(a) Better pay for working women.
(b) Unions.
(c) A reduced work week of forty-eight hours for women working outside the home.
(d) Better schools.

4. Why does Eleanor encourage those who are affluent or comfortable financially to stall their entrance into the workforce until after the Depression?
(a) So that they can take care of their families.
(b) So that a woman who needs to work to support her family may find necessary employment.
(c) So that men will be able to have adequate work.
(d) So they can train uneducated women.

5. To Eleanor, as what should education serve?
(a) A time when students are exposed to many differing cultures, views, and lifestyles of a vibrant society, and she supports public education for all children.
(b) As a time for enjoying what is left of childhood.
(c) As a last chance to enjoy freedom and a stress-free life.
(d) A time for students to socialize and make connections for later in life.

6. During Eleanor's recovery and the rebuilding of her marriage, what does she frequent?
(a) A coffee shop.
(b) A Washington cemetery.
(c) A park.
(d) A church.

7. What drives Eleanor?
(a) Her family and friends.
(b) The courage of her convictions to not only speak out about inequities in society but to take action to create necessary change.
(c) Her personal driver in a black limousine.
(d) Her desire to support her husband.

8. What arises in 1929 between Eleanor and a former New York state trooper?
(a) A likely relationship.
(b) A beautiful friendship.
(c) An unlikely relationship.
(d) A disagreement.

9. Where does Eleanor often stay with these women?
(a) In their Brooklyn brownstone.
(b) In their midtown high rise apartment.
(c) In their Greenwich Village townhouse.
(d) In their public housing building.

10. What attracts Eleanor to Earl?
(a) He is an orphan who has been unlucky in love.
(b) He is very handsome.
(c) He is wealthy.
(d) He is extremely intelligent.

11. To whom does Eleanor leave much of the daily operations of the Governor's Mansion?
(a) Lorena Hickok.
(b) Missy LeHand.
(c) Her mother-in-law.
(d) Her daughter.

12. In what does Eleanor revel regarding Earl?
(a) His physicality and utter devotion to her.
(b) His powerful mind.
(c) His interesting life.
(d) His popularity.

13. What has happened to Franklin by the next day?
(a) Pain in his back and legs prevent him from walking.
(b) More flu-like symptoms.
(c) He is starving.
(d) He is even more bored and irritated.

14. What is Eleanor's stance?
(a) Only the wealthy have the right to make decisions.
(b) Private schools provide the best educations.
(c) Poverty and injustice are the real threats to America, not necessarily Communism.
(d) Communism is the biggest threat to America.

15. What is one issue that Eleanor's efforts are directed toward?
(a) Providing more private education.
(b) Racial equality.
(c) Ending the public school system.
(d) Protecting the wealthy.

Short Answer Questions

1. For Eleanor, what does World War I do?

2. From what does Eleanor suffer?

3. What has Franklin's loss of the vice presidency leave?

4. What does Eleanor believe about Franklin's political life?

5. How is Eleanor regarded politically?

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