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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Act 1, Scene 2, when does the family expect to be able to move FDR to a hospital?
(a) In a few days.
(b) In two to three months.
(c) After six weeks.
(d) In two to three weeks.
2. Why isn't there a phone in the house?
(a) Phone service was not available in Canada until after WWII.
(b) FDR did not wish to have a phone installed.
(c) The phone had not been invented yet.
(d) The house is too far away from the main town.
3. What diagnosis does Dr. Lovett give for FDR's condition?
(a) A clot on the spinal cord.
(b) Spina bifida.
(c) Infantile paralysis.
(d) Guillain-Barre syndrome.
4. Why does Johnny dislike Mr. Howe?
(a) He has a frightening face.
(b) He often frowns at Johnny.
(c) His coughing and incense keep Johnny awake at night.
(d) He always takes FDR away from the family.
5. What does FDR claim is Mr. Howe's first love?
(a) The theater.
6. In Act 1, Scene 1, which child is given a piggy-back ride up the stairs?
7. What does Missy read to Mr. Howe in Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) An excerpt from a medical journal.
(b) The doctor's written diagnosis.
(c) The press release describing FDR's illness.
(d) The newspaper article describing FDR's illness.
8. In Act 2, Scene 1, how does FDR retrieve stamps that have fallen on the floor?
(a) He has trained Duffy to retrieve dropped items.
(b) Using a gadget with an extension arm.
(c) He calls Eleanor.
(d) He buzzes for Missy.
9. Who is Harding?
(a) FDR's political adviser.
(b) The caretaker of the Roosevelts' summer home .
(c) FDR's personal secretary.
(d) The current president of the United States in Act 1, Scene 1.
10. What does Sara plan to discuss with FDR at the end of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Plans to move the family to Ontario.
(b) His behavior around the children.
(c) His crawling.
(d) His involvement in politics.
11. In the opening of Act 1, Scene 1, where has FDR been all day?
(a) Outside playing with his children.
(b) In his office.
(d) At the country club.
12. At the end of Act 2, Scene 1, what does Eleanor vow to never do again?
(a) Leave her husband alone.
(b) Cry in front of the children.
(c) Jump at a man's call.
(d) Read the newspaper.
13. 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.
14. When is Act 1, Scene 1 set?
(a) Fall of 1924.
(b) Summer of 1921.
(c) Winter of 1923.
(d) Spring of 1922.
15. What opinion does Sara have of Mr. Howe?
(a) He is a nosy busybody.
(b) He is after FDR's money.
(c) He is a vulgar little man.
(d) He is a wonderful family friend.
Short Answer Questions
1. What household item has been used in the construction of FDR's wheelchair?
2. Who is Grace?
3. Where is FDR being transported to in Act 1, Scene 3?
4. Which child is called "the runt" in Act 1, Scene 1?
5. How many children do the Roosevelts have?
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