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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) Germany's troop movements.
(b) The price of oil.
(c) The high unemployment figures.
(d) The high crime rate.
2. When is Act 2, Scene 1 set?
(a) Summer of 1921.
(b) Fall of 1924.
(c) Spring of 1922.
(d) Winter of 1923
3. In Act 1, Scene 3, which engagement does FDR tell Missy to cancel?
(a) The Boy Scout dinner.
(b) A dinner engagement with the president.
(c) A speech for the Lions Club.
(d) The Rotary Club meeting.
4. What does FDR receive from Granny in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) A letter.
(b) A phone call.
(c) A present.
(d) A telegram.
5. Which character was once assistant secretary of the Navy?
(b) Mr. Howe.
(c) Woodrow Wilson.
Short Answer Questions
1. Since FDR cannot travel easily, what does Mr. Howe recommend he do to stay in touch with the public?
2. Which character is asked to read FDR's speeches on his behalf?
3. At the end of Act 2, Scene 1, what does Eleanor vow to never do again?
4. What does Mr. Howe give up in order to assist FDR in Act 1, Scene 2?
5. Which character does not want FDR to be involved in politics?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the speakers on the platform gain the crowd's attention in Act 3, Scene 3?
2. What is Jimmy's role in Scene 3 of Act 3?
3. What are FDR's plans for standing during his speech?
4. What is the significance of Sara's presence in Act 3, Scene 2?
5. How does FDR fill his day while recuperating in his New York home?
6. 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?
7. What purpose does FDR believe his infirmity serves?
8. Describe the scene in which FDR finds himself in Scene 3 of Act 3.
9. Describe the family's evening entertainment in Act 1, Scene 1.
10. Why does Mr. Lassiter oppose Al Smith's bid for the presidency?
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