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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. What news bothers FDR as he reads the paper in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) The price of oil.
(b) The high unemployment figures.
(c) Germany's troop movements.
(d) The high crime rate.

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

3. What do FDR and Jimmy do immediately before dinner in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) Race.
(b) Arm wrestle.
(c) Read a newspaper article.
(d) Play cards.

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

5. Who told FDR, "It is only once in a generation that a people can be lifted above material things."
(a) Louie Howe.
(b) Warren G. Harding.
(c) James M. Cox.
(d) Woodrow Wilson.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Where is FDR being transported to in Act 1, Scene 3?

4. Which character does not want FDR to be involved in politics?

5. Which character dances for FDR in Act 1, Scene 3?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Missy LeHand.

2. How does FDR respond to the crowd in Act 3, Scene 3?

3. How does FDR calm his nerves in Scene 2 of Act 3 as he waits to deliver his speech?

4. Describe FDR in Act 1, Scene 1.

5. Describe Louis Howe.

6. What is the significance of FDR's comment about taking his dog Duffy for a long run in the woods?

7. Describe Eleanor.

8. What meaning does the poem "Invictus" have for FDR?

9. Why does Eleanor burst into tears while reading a story to her children?

10. What concerns do both FDR and Al Smith have about the assistance he will provide Smith?

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