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. Which character does not want FDR to be involved in politics?
(a) Anna.
(b) Sara.
(c) Eleanor.
(d) Missy.

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

3. Which character is dressed as an Indian at the beginning of Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) Elliott.
(b) FDR.
(c) Jimmy.
(d) Johnny.

4. Since FDR cannot travel easily, what does Mr. Howe recommend he do to stay in touch with the public?
(a) Give speeches from his balcony.
(b) Hold press conferences.
(c) Give radio addresses.
(d) Write.

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

6. 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) Phone service was not available in Canada until after WWII.
(d) The phone had not been invented yet.

7. What does the family first believe was the cause of FDR's discomfort?
(a) A cold.
(b) The cold water.
(c) A pulled muscle.
(d) Arthritis.

8. At the end of Act 1, Scene 3, which character is left behind to close up the house at Campobello?
(a) Mr. Howe.
(b) Sara.
(c) Edward.
(d) Missy.

9. Who is Duffy?
(a) FDR's political adviser.
(b) A black Scottish terrier.
(c) FDR's driver.
(d) The caretaker of the Roosevelts' summer home .

10. When is Act 2, Scene 1 set?
(a) Summer of 1921.
(b) Fall of 1924.
(c) Spring of 1922.
(d) Winter of 1923

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

12. How are Eleanor and the children leaving Campobello?
(a) On a boat.
(b) In the family car.
(c) In a small private plane.
(d) On a train.

13. What plan does Mr. Howe devise to prevent reporters from seeing FDR on a stretcher?
(a) Missy is leaving in the car while the family boards a boat.
(b) Sara distracts the reporters with an interview as the family leaves.
(c) Mr. Howe is leaving in the car while the family takes the train.
(d) FDR and his family leave using different forms of transportation.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does FDR believe he is meant to learn though his illness?

2. Which one of FDR's children desperately wants to be recognized as an adult?

3. Which character is asked to read FDR's speeches on his behalf?

4. Which character offers to help with the children in Act 1, Scene 2?

5. In Act 1, Scene 1, which child is given a piggy-back ride up the stairs?

(see the answer keys)

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