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. Where is Act 1, Scene 1 set?
(a) Hyde Park.
(b) Madison Square Garden.
(c) At the Roosevelt summer home in Canada.
(d) The living room of the Roosevelt's New York house.

2. What does Mr. Howe give up in order to assist FDR in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) A family reunion.
(b) A family vacation.
(c) A lucrative job in Washington, D.C.
(d) A chance to work in Parliament.

3. How many daughters does FDR have?
(a) Four.
(b) Two.
(c) One.
(d) None.

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

5. What does Sara plan to discuss with FDR at the end of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) His crawling.
(b) His behavior around the children.
(c) Plans to move the family to Ontario.
(d) His involvement in politics.

6. Where is Dr. Lovett's practice?
(a) Washington, D.C.
(b) Ontario.
(c) New York.
(d) Boston.

7. Which relative has Granny gone to see?
(a) Aunt Ida.
(b) Cousin Louis.
(c) Cousin Muriel.
(d) Uncle Howe.

8. In the opening of Act 1, Scene 1, where has FDR been all day?
(a) Hunting.
(b) At the country club.
(c) Outside playing with his children.
(d) In his office.

9. Which character believes that FDR's destiny is in politics?
(a) Eleanor.
(b) Mr. Howe.
(c) Edward.
(d) Jimmy.

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

11. How many sons does FDR have?
(a) Five.
(b) Three.
(c) Four.
(d) Two.

12. What does Missy read to Mr. Howe in Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) An excerpt from a medical journal.
(b) The press release describing FDR's illness.
(c) The doctor's written diagnosis.
(d) The newspaper article describing FDR's illness.

13. What does FDR believe he is meant to learn though his illness?
(a) Humility.
(b) Determination.
(c) Endurance.
(d) Strength.

14. Which parts of FDR's body are obviously still paralyzed at the end of Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) His right arm and leg.
(b) His legs and back.
(c) His arms, back and legs.
(d) His arms and hands.

15. What news bothers FDR as he reads the paper in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) The price of oil.
(b) Germany's troop movements.
(c) The high crime rate.
(d) The high unemployment figures.

Short Answer Questions

1. What diagnosis does the first specialist in Act 1, Scene 2, give for FDR's condition?

2. In Act 1, Scene 3, which character does FDR ask to come to the hospital on Thursday morning?

3. What is Mr. Brimmer going to build for FDR?

4. What does FDR claim is Mr. Howe's first love?

5. Which character describes FDR as having "the body of a bull - disposition of a lamb?"

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