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. How are the days of gaiety brought to a somber close?
(a) When Franklin loses his run for Vice President.
(b) When World War II begins.
(c) When World War I begins.
(d) When the U.S. Stock Market crashes.

2. How is Eleanor regarded politically?
(a) As a low-ranking Democrat.
(b) As a difficult woman to work with.
(c) As the wife of a great man.
(d) As one of the highest-ranking Democrats in the United States.

3. What does Earl orchestrate successfully?
(a) A photo session with an Atlanta newspaper in which Franklin is shown riding horses at Warm Springs, Georgia.
(b) A dinner at the mansion for the Democratic Party.
(c) A surgery to help Franklin gain more mobility in his legs.
(d) A weekend getaway for the couple.

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

5. What is the only rule that Eleanor abides by now?
(a) To do what is best for women and children.
(b) To do as she pleases.
(c) To avoid hurting other's feelings.
(d) To avoid commitments to groups with definite political overtones that would conflict with Franklin's position as Governor.

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

7. What adds more stress to Eleanor's frayed nerves?
(a) Sara moves in with the couple.
(b) Eleanor's children become ill.
(c) Eleanor and Sara rekindle their slightly antagonistic relationship.
(d) Franklin becomes ill.

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

9. In what does Eleanor encourage her daughter, Anna, to engage?
(a) The debutante rituals of the wealthy.
(b) Organizations involved in the promotion of women.
(c) Political events.
(d) Community organizations.

10. For what does this relationship allow?
(a) Eleanor to have someone to complain to.
(b) Eleanor the sense of fun and physical outings missing from her life in the wake of Franklin's paralysis.
(c) Eleanor to spend time with someone more like herself.
(d) Eleanor to have a best friend.

11. Of what does Franklin complain?
(a) Boredom.
(b) Hunger.
(c) Sunburn.
(d) Fatigue.

12. A few weeks later, Franklin is officially diagnosed with what?
(a) Polio.
(b) An eating disorder.
(c) Attention Deficit Disorder.
(d) Influenza.

13. For Eleanor, what does World War I do?
(a) It causes many Americans to try to climb the social ladder.
(b) It alters life in the United States and renders the social climbing lifestyle of her relatives irrelevant.
(c) It puts a stop to her progressive ideas.
(d) It discourages Eleanor.

14. With what does Eleanor align herself?
(a) Only her own organizations.
(b) Progressive organizations.
(c) Conservative organizations.
(d) No organizations.

15. To Eleanor, as what should education serve?
(a) As a time for enjoying what is left of childhood.
(b) As a last chance to enjoy freedom and a stress-free life.
(c) 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.
(d) A time for students to socialize and make connections for later in life.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has happened to Franklin by the next day?

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

3. According to Eleanor, why do men pursue politics?

4. During the summer of 1919, where does Eleanor reside?

5. What plays an integral part in Franklin's ultimate win in 1932?

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