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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What has happened to Bourke Cockran in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) He was sent to prison.
(b) He has left the country.
(c) He was struck with polio.
(d) He has died.
2. What does the Roosevelt family plan to read after dinner in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) "As You Like It."
(c) The newspaper.
(d) "Green Grow the Lilacs."
3. In Act 3, Scene 3, what has accumulated for the other delegates?
(c) Phone messages.
4. Where is Eleanor going in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) To speak with a lawyer.
(b) To have tea with Al Smith's wife.
(c) To make political speeches on FDR's behalf.
(d) To get the newspapers.
5. What is Eleanor doing at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
6. Which two characters argue at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Anna and Eleanor.
(b) FDR and Sara.
(c) Mr. Howe and FDR.
(d) Sara and Mr. Howe.
7. Which famous sports figure supports Al Smith?
(a) Ty Cobb.
(b) Babe Ruth.
(c) Jim Thorpe.
(d) Jack Dempsey.
8. How does the chairman gain the attention of the crowd?
(a) By banging a gavel and screaming.
(b) By using a megaphone.
(c) By blowing an air horn.
(d) By jumping up and down.
9. When is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
(a) Summer of 1921.
(b) Spring of 1922.
(c) January of 1923.
(d) Fall of 1924.
10. Which child does FDR decide to have stand beside him at the national convention?
(d) Franklin Jr.
11. Which character shakes FDR's hand before leaving for the stage in Act 3, Scene 2?
(d) Mr. Howe.
12. Which character does FDR refer to as a "man of iron"?
(a) Mr. Howe.
(c) Al Smith.
13. What does Mr. Howe drink in Act 3, Scene 1?
(d) A soft drink.
14. Why does FDR chide Anna in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) She is complaining about trivial matters.
(b) She barges in the room without knocking.
(c) She keeps asking for a new coat.
(d) She argues with her mother.
15. 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 dictates a letter that removes his support of Al Smith.
(d) He decides to write an article for the newspaper.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sara complain about in Act 3, Scene 2?
2. Which United States president did FDR meet as a child?
3. What does Mr. Howe ask Missy to check in Act 3, Scene 2?
4. Where is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
5. Why does Mr. Lassiter oppose Al Smith's bid for president?
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