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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is FDR doing behind the screen in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Practicing his speech.
(b) Changing his shirt.
(d) Putting on his leg braces.
2. 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.
3. In Act 2, Scene 2, what does Mr. Howe read to FDR?
(a) An article from a medical journal.
(b) The poem "Invictus."
(c) A monologue from a play.
(d) An article from the paper.
4. What blueprint does FDR instruct Missy to get at the end of Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) The platform in Madison Square Garden.
(b) The house in Hyde Park.
(c) The house in New York.
(d) The house in Canada.
5. Which character enters frantically in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Mr. Howe.
6. 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.
7. What state does the chairman call first in Act 3, Scene 3?
(b) New York.
8. What does Mr. Howe drink in Act 3, Scene 1?
(c) A soft drink.
9. Who is coming to dinner in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Mr. Howe.
(b) Woodrow Wilson.
10. Where is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
(a) The Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
(b) Hyde Park.
(c) The Roosevelts' New York house.
(d) Madison Square Garden.
11. Where is Eleanor going in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) To speak with a lawyer.
(b) To make political speeches on FDR's behalf.
(c) To get the newspapers.
(d) To have tea with Al Smith's wife.
12. What does FDR convince Al Smith to put on the schedule of the Democratic National Convention?
(a) A resolution to support the League of Nations.
(b) A debate about the effectiveness of ACORN.
(c) A resolution to deny support for the Movement for a Democratic Society.
(d) A resolution to support NATO.
13. Why does FDR chide Anna in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) She keeps asking for a new coat.
(b) She argues with her mother.
(c) She barges in the room without knocking.
(d) She is complaining about trivial matters.
14. Where is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
(a) Madison Square Garden.
(b) The Roosevelts' New York house.
(c) Hyde Park.
(d) The Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
15. Which of FDR's children is present in the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Franklin Jr.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which United States president did FDR meet as a child?
2. What is one of FDR's favorite poems?
3. Why doesn't FDR eat dinner with his family at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
4. How does Al Smith react to Missy's offer of a drink in Act 3, Scene 1?
5. In Act 2, Scene 2, what does FDR claim to have learned during his illness?
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