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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. What does Sara complain about in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) The odor of the room.
(b) The lack of space in the waiting room.
(c) The lack of air conditioning.
(d) The noise of the crowd.
3. Who is coming to dinner in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Woodrow Wilson.
(d) Mr. Howe.
4. Which speaker does the chairman introduce in Act 3, Scene 3?
(a) President Coolidge.
(b) Senator Walsh.
(c) Senator Truman.
5. What type of attitude has Al Smith had toward FDR in the past?
6. How does FDR feel about the concept of "noblesse oblige?"
(a) He feels it is archaic and unfair.
(b) It angers him to the point of throwing a pillow.
(c) He feels that it is the way of a new America.
(d) He supports it in theory.
7. What does Missy bring FDR at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) A copy of his favorite poem.
(b) A portrait of himself.
(c) A cup of coffee.
(d) A copy of the newspaper.
8. In Act 2, Scene 2, what does Mr. Howe read to FDR?
(a) An article from the paper.
(b) An article from a medical journal.
(c) A monologue from a play.
(d) The poem "Invictus."
9. In Act 2, Scene 2, who attends the speech Eleanor has given?
(a) Woodrow Wilson.
(b) 300 men.
(c) 300 women.
(d) The members of the Democratic nominating committee.
10. 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.
11. Where is Eleanor going in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) To make political speeches on FDR's behalf.
(b) To have tea with Al Smith's wife.
(c) To get the newspapers.
(d) To speak with a lawyer.
12. Which character leaves the stage with Missy in Act 3, Scene 2?
(b) Mr. Howe.
13. Where is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
(a) Madison Square Garden.
(b) Hyde Park.
(c) The Roosevelts' New York house.
(d) The Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
14. How does Al Smith react to Missy's offer of a drink in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) He is offended and reprimands her.
(b) He smiles and quietly asks for vermouth.
(c) He reminds her alcohol is illegal and orders a Scotch.
(d) He reminds her alcohol is illegal and orders coffee.
15. In Act 3, Scene 1, what does FDR decide to do about his Golf Club membership?
(a) Let it expire.
(b) Cancel it.
(c) Renew it in hopes of returning to the greens.
(d) Change his status from "active" to "non-resident."
Short Answer Questions
1. Why doesn't FDR eat dinner with his family at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
2. What is one of FDR's favorite poems?
3. Why does Mr. Howe leave the house in Act 2, Scene 2?
4. How does the chairman gain the attention of the crowd?
5. Which two characters argue at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
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