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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the chairman of the convention?
(a) Louis Hyde.
(b) Senator Truman.
(c) Senator Walsh.
(d) Governor Smith.
2. How does FDR feel about the concept of "noblesse oblige?"
(a) He feels it is archaic and unfair.
(b) He supports it in theory.
(c) It angers him to the point of throwing a pillow.
(d) He feels that it is the way of a new America.
3. Which United States president did FDR meet as a child?
(a) Chester A. Arthur.
(b) James A. Garfield.
(c) William Howard Taft.
(d) Grover Cleveland.
4. What does FDR attempt to do when alone at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
(b) Open the front door.
(c) Phone his lawyer.
(d) Retrieve the thrown pillow.
5. Why does FDR break up the law firm he has with Emmett and Marvin?
(a) He finds the law work boring.
(b) He decides to spend more time on his political work.
(c) He was losing money.
(d) He doesn't have the time to spend at the practice.
6. In Act 2, Scene 2, who attends the speech Eleanor has given?
(a) Woodrow Wilson.
(b) The members of the Democratic nominating committee.
(c) 300 men.
(d) 300 women.
7. Which state yields to New York?
(d) New York.
8. Where is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
(a) Madison Square Garden.
(b) Hyde Park.
(c) The Roosevelts' New York house.
(d) The Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
9. What has happened to Bourke Cockran in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) He was sent to prison.
(b) He has died.
(c) He has left the country.
(d) He was struck with polio.
10. According to Al Smith, what is the first objective of a politician?
(a) To make as few waves as possible.
(b) To fight for causes.
(c) To be elected.
(d) To keep his head above water.
11. When is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
(a) Fall of 1924.
(b) Late summer of 1929.
(c) Winter of 1923
(d) Spring of 1924.
12. How does FDR plan to stand without crutches?
(a) By leaning on the platform.
(b) By leaning back on a tall stool.
(c) By having Mr. Howe support his weight from behind.
(d) By locking his leg braces in place.
13. When is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
(a) January of 1923.
(b) June of 1924.
(c) August of 1921.
(d) May of 1922.
14. What does Mr. Howe ask Missy to check in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) For obstacles on the platform.
(b) The size of the crowd.
(c) Dinner reservations.
(d) The press handouts.
15. How does FDR acknowledge the crowd in Act 3, Scene 3?
(a) He waves both hands high in the air.
(b) He smiles broadly.
(c) He nods his head.
(d) He waves his right hand.
Short Answer Questions
1. How had Mr. Lassiter first contacted FDR?
2. Which famous sports figure supports Al Smith?
3. What state does the chairman of the convention represent?
4. In Act 2, Scene 2, where does FDR decide to display the gift he has been given?
5. What is one of FDR's favorite poems?
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