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. Who is Harding?
(a) The current president of the United States in Act 1, Scene 1.
(b) FDR's political adviser.
(c) FDR's personal secretary.
(d) The caretaker of the Roosevelts' summer home .

2. What is Mr. Brimmer going to build for FDR?
(a) A custom-made wheelchair.
(b) Dinghies.
(c) Dirigibles.
(d) Wider door frames.

3. Why can't FDR wear his leg braces?
(a) One of the straps is broken.
(b) They don't fit.
(c) They don't fit under his trousers.
(d) They are painful.

4. At the end of Act 2, Scene 1, what does Eleanor vow to never do again?
(a) Jump at a man's call.
(b) Read the newspaper.
(c) Leave her husband alone.
(d) Cry in front of the children.

5. Who is assigned the title role in the evening's play reading?
(a) Anna.
(b) Johnny.
(c) Jimmy.
(d) Marie.

6. What does Anna complain to Eleanor about in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Sara.
(b) The rearranging of the furniture.
(c) Giving up her room to Mr. Howe.
(d) The amount of time Eleanor spends out of the house.

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

8. How is FDR leaving Campobello?
(a) On a boat.
(b) In a small private plane.
(c) In the family car.
(d) On a train.

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

10. What does Eleanor not want her children to see?
(a) The newspaper article.
(b) Her crying.
(c) FDR being carried out of the house on a stretcher.
(d) The doctor's written diagnosis.

11. What is FDR wearing when he leaves Campobello?
(a) Pajamas covered by a plain dark-blue robe.
(b) Pajamas covered by brown blanket.
(c) A dark-blue serge suit.
(d) Pajama bottoms and a button-down dress shirt.

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

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

14. Why doesn't Eleanor get a private nurse to tend FDR?
(a) She doesn't trust other women around FDR.
(b) She fears FDR might fall again.
(c) None are available in the remote area.
(d) They are too expensive.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which character is described at the best progressive in the country?

2. Where is Dr. Lovett's practice?

3. Who is Babs?

4. Which character dances for FDR in Act 1, Scene 3?

5. In Act 1, Scene 3, what accent does Mr. Howe use to amuse FDR?

(see the answer keys)

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