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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which character does the policeman briefly apprehend in Act 3, Scene 2?
(c) Mr. Howe
(d) Franklin Jr.
2. Why doesn't FDR eat dinner with his family at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) He just had an argument with Mr. Howe.
(b) He is upset about Anna's behavior.
(c) He just had an argument with his mother.
(d) He is not feeling well.
3. When is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
(a) August of 1921.
(b) May of 1922.
(c) January of 1923.
(d) June of 1924.
4. What is the gluteus maximus?
(a) A Latin word for paralysis.
(b) The muscle running from the hips to the buttocks.
(c) A play the family reads in Act 2.
(d) The name of FDR's favorite poem.
5. What do FDR and Mr. Howe disagree on in the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) The ending of the speech.
(b) His movement on the platform.
(c) The opening of his speech.
(d) The length of his speech.
6. In Act 3, Scene 3, what request does the speaker make of the crowd?
(a) Pick up your messages at the front desk.
(b) Please sign all necessary documents before leaving.
(c) Pay your hotel bills.
(d) Pick up your mail.
7. What does Al Smith want FDR to do for him?
(a) Publicly voice support for his bid as governor of New York.
(b) Submit a proposal at the Republican National Convention.
(c) Write a speech for him.
(d) Nominate him at the upcoming national convention.
8. What office does Al Smith hold in Act 3, Scene 1?
9. When is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
(a) August of 1921.
(b) January of 1923.
(c) June of 1924.
(d) May of 1922.
10. According to Al Smith, what is the first objective of a politician?
(a) To be elected.
(b) To make as few waves as possible.
(c) To fight for causes.
(d) To keep his head above water.
11. Who is the chairman of the convention?
(a) Senator Truman.
(b) Louis Hyde.
(c) Senator Walsh.
(d) Governor Smith.
12. In Act 2, Scene 2, who attends the speech Eleanor has given?
(a) The members of the Democratic nominating committee.
(b) 300 women.
(c) 300 men.
(d) Woodrow Wilson.
13. Why does FDR chide Anna in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) She barges in the room without knocking.
(b) She argues with her mother.
(c) She keeps asking for a new coat.
(d) She is complaining about trivial matters.
14. What blueprint does FDR instruct Missy to get at the end of Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) The house in Hyde Park.
(b) The platform in Madison Square Garden.
(c) The house in New York.
(d) The house in Canada.
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 decides to write an article for the newspaper.
(c) He calls Al Smith on the phone.
(d) He dictates a letter that removes his support of Al Smith.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which two characters argue at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
2. Why does Mr. Lassiter oppose Al Smith's bid for president?
3. What type of attitude has Al Smith had toward FDR in the past?
4. How does FDR acknowledge the crowd in Act 3, Scene 3?
5. Where is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
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