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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which state yields to New York?
(a) New York.
2. According to Al Smith, what is the first objective of a politician?
(a) To fight for causes.
(b) To make as few waves as possible.
(c) To keep his head above water.
(d) To be elected.
3. Who is with FDR when he meets Mr. Lassiter?
(a) No one.
(b) Mr. Howe.
4. What does Mr. Howe ask Missy to check in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Dinner reservations.
(b) The press handouts.
(c) For obstacles on the platform.
(d) The size of the crowd.
5. 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) The poem "Invictus."
(d) A monologue from a play.
6. Where is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
(a) Hyde Park.
(b) Madison Square Garden.
(c) The Roosevelts' New York house.
(d) The Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
7. How long does FDR plan for his speech to last?
(a) 30 minutes.
(b) 10 minutes.
(c) 60 minutes.
(d) 5 minutes.
8. What does FDR attempt to do when alone at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Open the front door.
(b) Phone his lawyer.
(c) Retrieve the thrown pillow.
9. Which two characters argue at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) FDR and Sara.
(b) Mr. Howe and FDR.
(c) Anna and Eleanor.
(d) Sara and Mr. Howe.
10. What office does Al Smith hold in Act 3, Scene 1?
11. What state does the chairman call first in Act 3, Scene 3?
(b) New York.
12. In Act 3, Scene 3, how does the crowd react to FDR when he begins to walk on the platform?
(a) They begin to point and whisper.
(b) They ignore him.
(c) They cheer wildly.
(d) They become silent.
13. What blueprint does FDR instruct Missy to get at the end of Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) The house in Canada.
(b) The house in New York.
(c) The house in Hyde Park.
(d) The platform in Madison Square Garden.
14. What does Sara complain about in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) The lack of air conditioning.
(b) The noise of the crowd.
(c) The odor of the room.
(d) The lack of space in the waiting room.
15. How does FDR stop Anna's complaints in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) He gives her the room she wants.
(b) He threatens to send her away to school.
(c) He tells her a story.
(d) He bribes her.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which United States president did FDR meet as a child?
2. Which character enters frantically in Act 3, Scene 2?
3. Why doesn't FDR eat dinner with his family at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
4. Which character shakes FDR's hand before leaving for the stage in Act 3, Scene 2?
5. What does Eleanor recommend for Mr. Howe's lingering cough?
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