Sunrise at Campobello Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What prognosis does Dr. Lovett have about FDR's symptoms?
(a) FDR will be permanently paralyzed.
(b) FDR will be partially paralyzed.
(c) FDR will recover completely.
(d) He is unsure of the outcome.

2. Which character offers to help with the children in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Missy.
(b) Sara.
(c) Mr. Howe.
(d) Anna.

3. Since FDR cannot travel easily, what does Mr. Howe recommend he do to stay in touch with the public?
(a) Write.
(b) Give speeches from his balcony.
(c) Give radio addresses.
(d) Hold press conferences.

4. Who is Babs?
(a) FDR's political adviser.
(b) FDR's wife.
(c) The Roosevelts' cook.
(d) FDR's personal secretary.

5. Which two characters argue about FDR's future at the end of Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Sara and Eleanor.
(b) Sara and Mr. Howe.
(c) Eleanor and Mr. Howe.
(d) Anna and Eleanor.

6. In Act 1, Scene 3, which engagement does FDR tell Missy to cancel?
(a) The Rotary Club meeting.
(b) A speech for the Lions Club.
(c) A dinner engagement with the president.
(d) The Boy Scout dinner.

7. In Act 1, Scene 1, what does the Roosevelt family decide to do after dinner?
(a) Re-enact "Green Grow the Lilacs."
(b) Sing songs from "Show Boat."
(c) Read one of Ibsen's plays.
(d) Read the play "Julius Caesar."

8. Who sends a letter that brightens FDR's mood in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) James M. Cox.
(b) Warren G. Harding.
(c) Dr. Bennett.
(d) Woodrow Wilson.

9. How many children do the Roosevelts have?
(a) Five.
(b) Three.
(c) Six.
(d) Four.

10. Where is FDR being transported to in Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) Boston.
(b) Ontario.
(c) Hyde Park.
(d) New York.

11. Why isn't there a phone in the house?
(a) Phone service was not available in Canada until after WWII.
(b) The house is too far away from the main town.
(c) The phone had not been invented yet.
(d) FDR did not wish to have a phone installed.

12. What plan does Mr. Howe devise to prevent reporters from seeing FDR on a stretcher?
(a) Mr. Howe is leaving in the car while the family takes the train.
(b) Sara distracts the reporters with an interview as the family leaves.
(c) Missy is leaving in the car while the family boards a boat.
(d) FDR and his family leave using different forms of transportation.

13. Which character was once assistant secretary of the Navy?
(a) Woodrow Wilson.
(b) FDR.
(c) Mr. Howe.
(d) Edward.

14. What diagnosis does Dr. Lovett give for FDR's condition?
(a) Guillain-Barre syndrome.
(b) Infantile paralysis.
(c) Spina bifida.
(d) A clot on the spinal cord.

15. Who is Eleanor?
(a) The Roosevelts' maid.
(b) FDR's mother.
(c) FDR's secretary.
(d) FDR's wife.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which character is dressed as an Indian at the beginning of Act 1, Scene 3?

2. Which one of FDR's children desperately wants to be recognized as an adult?

3. Which character nervously fiddles with FDR's hat in Act 1, Scene 3, before handing it to him?

4. Which parts of FDR's body are obviously still paralyzed at the end of Act 1, Scene 3?

5. Who told FDR, "It is only once in a generation that a people can be lifted above material things."

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