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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Act 2, Scene 2, what does FDR tell Mr. Howe before his departure?
(a) Never surrender.
(b) Thank you for everything.
(c) Go get 'em, boy.
(d) Leave the paper.
2. Where is Eleanor going in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) To get the newspapers.
(b) To have tea with Al Smith's wife.
(c) To make political speeches on FDR's behalf.
(d) To speak with a lawyer.
3. How does FDR respond to Mr. Lassiter's opposition to Al Smith?
(a) He dictates a letter that indicates his support of Al Smith.
(b) He calls Al Smith on the phone.
(c) He decides to write an article for the newspaper.
(d) He dictates a letter that removes his support of Al Smith.
4. What concern does Eleanor have for FDR if he decides to help Al Smith?
(a) FDR would be away from home for three weeks.
(b) Al Smith is not an honest man.
(c) FDR would be supporting the underdog.
(d) FDR would have to stand for nearly 45 minutes.
5. What does Eleanor recommend for Mr. Howe's lingering cough?
(b) Cough syrup.
(d) A steam tent.
6. Which controversial organization does William McAdoo support?
(a) Movement for a Democratic Society.
(c) The Ku Klux Klan.
(d) The League of Nations.
7. In Act 2, Scene 2, what does Mr. Howe read to FDR?
(a) The poem "Invictus."
(b) An article from the paper.
(c) A monologue from a play.
(d) An article from a medical journal.
8. What does Anna complain about in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Her old coat.
(b) Her mother.
(c) The temperature of the soup.
(d) Her room.
9. Why does FDR chide Anna in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) She keeps asking for a new coat.
(b) She argues with her mother.
(c) She is complaining about trivial matters.
(d) She barges in the room without knocking.
10. What does Mr. Howe ask Missy to check in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) For obstacles on the platform.
(b) The press handouts.
(c) Dinner reservations.
(d) The size of the crowd.
11. In Act 2, Scene 2, what does FDR claim to have learned during his illness?
12. How does FDR feel about the concept of "noblesse oblige?"
(a) It angers him to the point of throwing a pillow.
(b) He feels it is archaic and unfair.
(c) He supports it in theory.
(d) He feels that it is the way of a new America.
13. What is the gluteus maximus?
(a) The name of FDR's favorite poem.
(b) The muscle running from the hips to the buttocks.
(c) A Latin word for paralysis.
(d) A play the family reads in Act 2.
14. Who holds FDR's crutches in Act 3, Scene 3?
(c) Franklin Jr.
(d) Mr. Howe.
15. Which child does FDR decide to have stand beside him at the national convention?
(a) Franklin Jr.
Short Answer Questions
1. What organization does Newton Baker want to submit a resolution for the Democratic party to support?
2. Which speaker does the chairman introduce in Act 3, Scene 3?
3. When is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
4. In the beginning of Act 2, Scene 2, who is wrestling with Elliott and Franklin Jr.?
5. Why does Mr. Howe leave the house in Act 2, Scene 2?
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