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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does FDR plan on going up the stairs at the end of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) With a lift he built.
(b) Using crutches.
(c) By crawling.
(d) Mr. Howe will carry him.

2. What language does Granny encourage the children to speak?
(a) Spanish.
(b) German.
(c) French.
(d) Itallian.

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

4. Where is Act 2, Scene, 1 set?
(a) Yankee Stadium.
(b) At the Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
(c) Hyde Park.
(d) The living room of the Roosevelts' New York house.

5. How much time has passed between the end of Act 1, Scene 1, and the beginning of Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Six weeks.
(b) Three weeks.
(c) Three months.
(d) Six months.

6. 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.

7. Which character describes FDR as having "the body of a bull - disposition of a lamb?"
(a) Eleanor.
(b) Dr. Bennett.
(c) Mr. Howe.
(d) Sara.

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

9. What does FDR receive from Granny in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) A letter.
(b) A present.
(c) A telegram.
(d) A phone call.

10. When is Act 1, Scene 1 set?
(a) Winter of 1923.
(b) Summer of 1921.
(c) Fall of 1924.
(d) Spring of 1922.

11. What household item has been used in the construction of FDR's wheelchair?
(a) A kitchen chair.
(b) The frame of a rocking chair.
(c) A small end table.
(d) A sofa cushion.

12. Which character nervously fiddles with FDR's hat in Act 1, Scene 3, before handing it to him?
(a) Missy.
(b) Mr. Howe.
(c) Anna.
(d) Eleanor.

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

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

15. What does Eleanor hand to Missy in Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) Her coat.
(b) FDR's hat.
(c) Get-well cards.
(d) The newspaper.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Grace?

2. Which two characters argue about FDR's future at the end of Act 1, Scene 2?

3. Who is assigned the title role in the evening's play reading?

4. In Act 1, Scene 2, what does Mr. Howe wish that the house contained?

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

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