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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. In Act 1, Scene 1, which child is given a piggy-back ride up the stairs?
2. What does Mr. Howe give up in order to assist FDR in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) A lucrative job in Washington, D.C.
(b) A family vacation.
(c) A family reunion.
(d) A chance to work in Parliament.
3. Which character is described at the best progressive in the country?
(a) James M. Cox.
(b) Woodrow Wilson.
(d) Warren G. Harding.
4. What do FDR and Jimmy do immediately before dinner in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) Arm wrestle.
(b) Read a newspaper article.
(c) Play cards.
5. What does FDR want to do before he leaves?
(a) Telephone his lawyer.
(b) Dictate a letter.
(c) Take a bath.
(d) Look around the room.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Missy read to Mr. Howe in Act 1, Scene 3?
2. Which two characters argue about FDR's future at the end of Act 1, Scene 2?
3. Who is Grace?
4. What household item has been used in the construction of FDR's wheelchair?
5. Which character nervously fiddles with FDR's hat in Act 1, Scene 3, before handing it to him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What different diagnoses are given for FDR's condition?
2. How does Mr. Howe prevent the press from photographing FDR while he is being carried out of the house?
3. Why do FDR and Sara argue in Act 2, Scene 2?
4. How does FDR interact with his children after his illness?
5. How does FDR respond to the crowd in Act 3, Scene 3?
6. How does FDR use his creativity and industriousness to aid in his own recovery?
7. Why does Eleanor burst into tears while reading a story to her children?
8. What struggles does Anna have in Act 2?
9. What concerns do both FDR and Al Smith have about the assistance he will provide Smith?
10. How does the general public react to the news of FDR's disability?
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