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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which child is called "the runt" in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) Jimmy.
(b) Anna.
(c) Elliott.
(d) Johnny.

2. What household item has been used in the construction of FDR's wheelchair?
(a) A kitchen chair.
(b) A sofa cushion.
(c) The frame of a rocking chair.
(d) A small end table.

3. According to Mr. Howe in Act 2, Scene 2, whom does the Democratic Party consider to be their number one choice for governor?
(a) James M. Cox.
(b) FDR.
(c) Warren G. Harding.
(d) Woodrow Wilson.

4. In Act 1, Scene 2, where does Eleanor wish FDR could be moved?
(a) To their home in Hyde Park.
(b) To the large hospital in Columbus.
(c) Downstairs.
(d) To a modern hospital in New York.

5. What language does Granny encourage the children to speak?
(a) French.
(b) Itallian.
(c) German.
(d) Spanish.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which character describes FDR as having "the body of a bull - disposition of a lamb?"

2. What sends FDR to bed early in Act 1, Scene 1?

3. Which character offers to help with the children in Act 1, Scene 2?

4. At the end of Act 2, Scene 1, what does Eleanor vow to never do again?

5. In Act 1, Scene 2, what does Mr. Howe wish that the house contained?

Short Essay Questions

1. What information is given to the press about FDR's condition in Act 1, Scene 3?

2. What struggles does Anna have in Act 2?

3. In Act 1, Scene 3, why does Sara disagree with Mr. Howe and Eleanor about the method they are using to transport FDR to New York?

4. Why does FDR ask Missy to procure a blueprint of Madison Square Garden?

5. Describe Sara.

6. What does FDR comment about as he reads the paper in Act 1, Scene 1?

7. Why do Sara and Mr. Howe argue in Act 1, Scene 2?

8. Describe the scene in which FDR finds himself in Scene 3 of Act 3.

9. Why does Dr. Bennett describe FDR has having the "body of a bull -- disposition of a lamb"?

10. Why doesn't Sara like Mr. Howe?

(see the answer keys)

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