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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. Who is Missy LeHand?
(a) The caretaker of the Roosevelts' summer home .
(b) FDR's political adviser.
(c) FDR's private secretary.
(d) The Roosevelt's maid.
2. Why isn't there a phone in the house?
(a) The house is too far away from the main town.
(b) Phone service was not available in Canada until after WWII.
(c) FDR did not wish to have a phone installed.
(d) The phone had not been invented yet.
3. How do the children feel about their father's condition in Act 1, Scene 2?
4. Why does FDR feel lonely in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) None of his friends visit.
(b) He cannot be involved in other people's lives.
(c) Eleanor spends most of her day at social clubs.
(d) The children are away at school.
5. Which character describes FDR as having "the body of a bull - disposition of a lamb?"
(b) Mr. Howe.
(d) Dr. Bennett.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many daughters does FDR have?
2. Who is assigned the title role in the evening's play reading?
3. Which character believes that FDR's destiny is in politics?
4. Where is Act 2, Scene, 1 set?
5. What does the family first believe was the cause of FDR's discomfort?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Sara.
2. What does FDR mean in Act 1, Scene 1, when he asks Eleanor to keep him from "getting into deep water"?
3. What is the significance of FDR's attempt to walk at the end of Act 2?
4. How does FDR's physical infirmity begin in Act 1, Scene 1?
5. What are FDR's plans for standing during his speech?
6. What is the significance of Sara's presence in Act 3, Scene 2?
7. What purpose does FDR believe his infirmity serves?
8. What opinion does FDR have of Al Smith?
9. Describe FDR in Act 1, Scene 1.
10. What is Jimmy's role in Scene 3 of Act 3?
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