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. For whom did Eleanor have to put a request in writing to interview?

2. What was Eleanor's impression of Israel?

3. Where was the World Federation of United Nations meeting held?

4. What did Eleanor think is the cause of the problems she sees in Moscow?

5. What was the name of Eleanor's secretary?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Eleanor's trip to the Pacific.

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

3. What did Eleanor learn about Hong Kong in the mid-1950s?

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

5. How did Eleanor react to adjusting to a life without Franklin?

6. Describe the process of approving the International Bill of Rights.

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

8. Which heads of state visited Eleanor and Franklin in the White House?

9. Describe Eleanor's reasoning for separating from the youth organizations she was involved with in 1939 and 1940.

10. Do you think Eleanor traveled too much in the years following Franklin's death? Describe why.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What effect did being part of the presidential family have on Eleanor's book? How did it add to the information in the book?

Essay Topic 2

Do you think the loss of Eleanor's parents at a relatively early age may have had an impact on her? If so, how do you think it would have affected her life and the content she included in this book?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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