The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 23, “The Lieutenant Colonel”.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Theodore Roosevelt campaign for in the 1888 Presidential election?
(a) Thomas Hart Benton.
(b) Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice.
(c) Benjamin Harrison.
(d) James G. Blaine.

2. When Theodore Roosevelt first visited the Dakota Territory, what location was used as his base of operations, according to the author in Chapter 8, “The Dude from New York”?
(a) The Pyramid Park Hotel.
(b) Isaac Hunt’s home.
(c) The Clemson Tavern.
(d) Lang’s cabin.

3. What author is cited in the Prologue as having been a fan of Theodore Roosevelt’s and who called him “delightful”?
(a) Rudyard Kipling.
(b) Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
(c) Mark Twain.
(d) Edith Wharton.

4. While at the 1884 Republican Convention, Theodore Roosevelt learned that who planned to veto several of his bills, according to the author in Chapter 10, “The Delegate-at-Large”?
(a) Grover Cleveland.
(b) George Edmunds.
(c) James G. Blaine.
(d) Titus Sheard.

5. What hunter-conservationist organization did Theodore Roosevelt found in 1887?
(a) The Western Frontier Society.
(b) The Audubon Society.
(c) The National Commission for Ecology.
(d) The Boone and Crockett Club.

Short Answer Questions

1. For how many years did Theodore Roosevelt hold the position of New York City Police Commissioner?

2. On what date did Theodore Roosevelt’s brother die?

3. What was the name of the woman who blackmailed the Roosevelt family for money, claiming she was pregnant with Theodore’s brother’s child?

4. In 1883-1884, the topic of the New York Elevated railroad arose and Roosevelt supported a measure to lower the fare from 10 cents to how much?

5. What Washington Post writer called Roosevelt a hypocrite for finding work for Shidy after the ordeal in Wisconsin, according to the author in Chapter 16, “The Silver-Plated Reform Commissioner”?

(see the answer key)

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