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

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who asked Eleanor to be a member of the United Nations delegation?

2. Who arranged Eleanor's travel schedule in the Soviet Union?

3. Who invited Eleanor to Morocco?

4. What did Eleanor do after her formal duties at the UN ended?

5. Who died in April 1953?

Short Essay Questions

1. In what capacity was Eleanor involved in Adlai Stevenson's campaign?

2. Describe Franklin's death and funeral.

3. What changes did Eleanor notice in Franklin in March 1945?

4. What differences between life in the East and West did Eleanor notice after visiting Yalta?

5. What was Eleanor's impression of Yugoslavia and President Tito?

6. How was Franklin's death foreshadowed in Chapter 27?

7. Why do you think Eleanor took her granddaughter around the world at such a young age?

8. What was Eleanor's impression of the refugee camps in the Middle East?

9. What is your impression of how Eleanor dealt with being First Lady during an international war?

10. Describe how Eleanor became involved in the United Nations.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the purpose of juxtaposition in literature? Describe one discipline in Eleanor's book that you think is a good example of a juxtaposition of another discipline. Why do you think she may have presented concepts in her book this way?

Essay Topic 2

There are several humorous anecdotes Eleanor included in her book. Identify at least two of these instances and describe why Eleanor may have communicated an idea using an anecdote in this particular situation.

Essay Topic 3

Eleanor indicated that setting in terms of the United States during WWII was significant to her experiences as a first lady. Describe what she said about this particular setting and what role place and time play in Eleanor's experiences as conveyed in the book.

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