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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which state is also known as the "Nutmeg State"?
(a) New York.
2. Where is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
(a) At the Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
(b) City Hall.
(c) Hyde Park.
(d) The living room of the Roosevelts' New York house.
3. In Act 3, Scene 3, what song does the band play as FDR begins to walk on the platform?
(a) "New York, New York."
(b) "God Bless America."
(c) "Sidewalks of New York."
(d) The national anthem.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. When is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
(a) Summer of 1921.
(b) Fall of 1924.
(c) January of 1923.
(d) Spring of 1922.
7. What does FDR convince Al Smith to put on the schedule of the Democratic National Convention?
(a) A resolution to deny support for the Movement for a Democratic Society.
(b) A debate about the effectiveness of ACORN.
(c) A resolution to support the League of Nations.
(d) A resolution to support NATO.
8. Which United States president did FDR meet as a child?
(a) Grover Cleveland.
(b) James A. Garfield.
(c) Chester A. Arthur.
(d) William Howard Taft.
9. In Act 3, Scene 3, how does the crowd react to FDR when he begins to walk on the platform?
(a) They cheer wildly.
(b) They begin to point and whisper.
(c) They ignore him.
(d) They become silent.
10. Which state yields to New York?
(a) New York.
11. How long does FDR plan for his speech to last?
(a) 60 minutes.
(b) 10 minutes.
(c) 30 minutes.
(d) 5 minutes.
12. When is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
(a) June of 1924.
(b) August of 1921.
(c) May of 1922.
(d) January of 1923.
13. Who does FDR believe will win the Democratic nomination in 1924?
(a) James M. Cox.
(b) Al Smith.
(c) William McAdoo.
(d) Woodrow Wilson.
14. 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 keep his head above water.
(d) To be elected.
15. Which controversial organization does William McAdoo support?
(a) The Ku Klux Klan.
(b) The League of Nations.
(d) Movement for a Democratic Society.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of FDR's children is present in the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
2. What state does the chairman of the convention represent?
3. Why does Mr. Howe leave the house in Act 2, Scene 2?
4. What is the gluteus maximus?
5. What does Sara complain about in Act 3, Scene 2?
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