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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
(a) The Roosevelts' New York house.
(b) Hyde Park.
(c) At the Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
(d) The Polo Grounds.
2. What advice does Sara give FDR before leaving for the stage in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Look the chairman straight in the eye.
(b) Don't look down.
(c) Focus on your goal.
(d) Speak out loudly and clearly.
3. What does Mr. Howe drink in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) A soft drink.
4. Which two characters argue at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Mr. Howe and FDR.
(b) Anna and Eleanor.
(c) Sara and Mr. Howe.
(d) FDR and Sara.
5. Which United States president did FDR meet as a child?
(a) Grover Cleveland.
(b) Chester A. Arthur.
(c) William Howard Taft.
(d) James A. Garfield.
6. Why does FDR break up the law firm he has with Emmett and Marvin?
(a) He was losing money.
(b) He decides to spend more time on his political work.
(c) He doesn't have the time to spend at the practice.
(d) He finds the law work boring.
7. How does Al Smith react to Missy's offer of a drink in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) He reminds her alcohol is illegal and orders a Scotch.
(b) He smiles and quietly asks for vermouth.
(c) He reminds her alcohol is illegal and orders coffee.
(d) He is offended and reprimands her.
8. Where is Eleanor going in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) To make political speeches on FDR's behalf.
(b) To get the newspapers.
(c) To have tea with Al Smith's wife.
(d) To speak with a lawyer.
9. 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) Nominate him at the upcoming national convention.
(d) Write a speech for him.
10. Who is the chairman of the convention?
(a) Governor Smith.
(b) Senator Truman.
(c) Senator Walsh.
(d) Louis Hyde.
11. Which character does the policeman briefly apprehend in Act 3, Scene 2?
(c) Mr. Howe
(d) Franklin Jr.
12. Where is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
(a) At the Roosevelts' summer home in Canada.
(b) City Hall.
(c) Hyde Park.
(d) The living room of the Roosevelts' New York house.
13. How does FDR acknowledge the crowd in Act 3, Scene 3?
(a) He nods his head.
(b) He smiles broadly.
(c) He waves both hands high in the air.
(d) He waves his right hand.
14. What does FDR convince Al Smith to put on the schedule of the Democratic National Convention?
(a) A resolution to deny support for the Movement for a Democratic Society.
(b) A resolution to support NATO.
(c) A debate about the effectiveness of ACORN.
(d) A resolution to support the League of Nations.
15. How does FDR stop Anna's complaints in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) He bribes her.
(b) He threatens to send her away to school.
(c) He tells her a story.
(d) He gives her the room she wants.
Short Answer Questions
1. What office does Al Smith hold in Act 3, Scene 1?
2. Which state is also known as the "Nutmeg State"?
3. Which child does FDR decide to have stand beside him at the national convention?
4. In Act 3, Scene 3, what song does the band play as FDR begins to walk on the platform?
5. Which character tells FDR, "God bless you." in Act 3, Scene 2?
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