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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At the end of Act 2, Scene 1, what does Eleanor vow to never do again?
(a) Jump at a man's call.
(b) Cry in front of the children.
(c) Leave her husband alone.
(d) Read the newspaper.
2. Which character does not want FDR to be involved in politics?
3. Who is Missy LeHand?
(a) The caretaker of the Roosevelts' summer home .
(b) FDR's political adviser.
(c) FDR's private secretary.
(d) The Roosevelt's maid.
4. Why does Mr. Howe encourage Missy to pretend that everything is normal around FDR?
(a) The doctor recommended humoring him.
(b) No one wants to upset FDR.
(c) FDR wants everyone to believe that he will be well again.
(d) A nurse recommended humoring him.
5. How many sons does FDR have?
6. What diagnosis does the first specialist in Act 1, Scene 2, give for FDR's condition?
(a) A clot on the spinal cord.
(d) A pulled muscle.
7. What does FDR claim is Mr. Howe's first love?
(c) The theater.
8. Whom do the children cheer for at the end of Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) Mrs. McGowan.
9. What does Eleanor do for her children at the end of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Hugs and kisses each one.
(b) Reads them a story.
(c) Sings them a song.
(d) Tucks them into bed.
10. What does FDR believe he is meant to learn though his illness?
11. What does Missy read to Mr. Howe in Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) The doctor's written diagnosis.
(b) An excerpt from a medical journal.
(c) The newspaper article describing FDR's illness.
(d) The press release describing FDR's illness.
12. Why does FDR feel lonely in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Eleanor spends most of her day at social clubs.
(b) He cannot be involved in other people's lives.
(c) The children are away at school.
(d) None of his friends visit.
13. Which character is asked to read FDR's speeches on his behalf?
(b) James M. Cox.
(c) Mr. Howe.
(d) Woodrow Wilson.
14. What language does Granny encourage the children to speak?
15. Which character describes FDR as having "the body of a bull - disposition of a lamb?"
(b) Dr. Bennett.
(c) Mr. Howe.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the family first believe was the cause of FDR's discomfort?
2. Which one of FDR's children desperately wants to be recognized as an adult?
3. Why does FDR practice crawling?
4. What is Mr. Brimmer going to build for FDR?
5. According to FDR, what has given him strength through his illness?
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