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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What author is mentioned in the Prologue as having remarked negatively about President Theodore Roosevelt’s methodologies and called him “insane”?
(a) Rudyard Kipling.
(b) Mark Twain.
(c) Edgar Allan Poe.
(d) Edith Wharton.

2. Theodore Roosevelt’s first trip to the Dakota Territory began at what rough establishment described as a room full of cots in Chapter 8, “The Dude from New York”?
(a) The Pyramid Park Hotel.
(b) The White Horse Tavern.
(c) The Jackson Cliff Tavern.
(d) The Myriam Hotel.

3. Before departing the Dakota Territory from his first visit, Theodore Roosevelt purchased what property to use as a cattle ranch?
(a) The Lost Water.
(b) The Elk Horn.
(c) The Maltese Cross.
(d) The Indigo Pass.

4. What university did Theodore Roosevelt attend?
(a) Rutgers University.
(b) Harvard University.
(c) Brown University.
(d) Yale University.

5. Who did Theodore Roosevelt meet at a party that suggested Roosevelt accompany him to Dakota, according to the author in Chapter 7, “The Fighting Cock”?
(a) Commander James Smith.
(b) Commander Charles Patterson.
(c) Commander H. H. Gorringe.
(d) Commander Isaac Hunt.

6. In the winter when Theodore Roosevelt was wooing Alice Lee, he took a vacation to what location in Maine, according to the author in Chapter 4, “The Swell in the Dog-Cart”?
(a) Island Falls, Maine.
(b) Lost Island, Maine.
(c) Portland, Maine.
(d) Beaverton, Maine.

7. Who won the election for the Mayor of New York in 1886?
(a) George Edmunds.
(b) Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice.
(c) Henry Cabot Lodge.
(d) Abram Hewitt.

8. What did Theodore Roosevelt change the name of his estate at Oyster Bay to after the death of his wife Alice?
(a) Magenta Lee.
(b) Leeholm.
(c) Elk Horn.
(d) Sagamore Hill.

9. How long after the death of his wife and mother did Theodore Roosevelt return to Albany?
(a) Less than a week later.
(b) Two months later.
(c) Three months later.
(d) One year later.

10. At what time does the author describe Theodore Roosevelt as having concluded his hours of handshaking on New Year’s Day in the book’s Prologue?
(a) 2:00 p.m.
(b) 4:00 p.m.
(c) 3:00 p.m.
(d) 12:00 p.m.

11. When Theodore Roosevelt lost the election for New York City Mayor, he rejoiced that at least what friend of his had won a seat in Congress?
(a) George Edmunds.
(b) Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice.
(c) Henry Cabot Lodge.
(d) Abram Hewitt.

12. What future Secretary of State did Theodore Roosevelt meet in September of 1870, according to the author in Chapter 2, “The Mind, but Not the Body”?
(a) Isaac Hunt.
(b) Joe Ferris.
(c) Titus Sheard.
(d) John Hay.

13. Theodore Roosevelt’s ancestry has been described as half Irish and half what?
(a) Dutch.
(b) Spanish.
(c) French.
(d) English.

14. When was Henry George born?
(a) 1839.
(b) 1815.
(c) 1829.
(d) 1891.

15. From whose brother did Theodore Roosevelt purchase the lands in the Dakota Territory that he planned to use as a cattle ranch?
(a) Isaac Hunt’s.
(b) Joe Ferris’s.
(c) James Wilson’s.
(d) Charles Patterson’s.

Short Answer Questions

1. The author describes an incident in Liverpool when Theodore Roosevelt was turned down by a vendor when he went to purchase what substance in Chapter 2, “The Mind, but Not the Body”?

2. Where did Theodore and Alice Roosevelt retreat for the month of July as construction continued on Roosevelt’s mansion at Oyster Bay, according to the author in Chapter 7, “The Fighting Cock”?

3. What author is cited in the Prologue as having been a fan of Theodore Roosevelt’s and who called him “delightful”?

4. In investigating corruption in the case of the Manhattan Elevated Railroad and the City of New York, Theodore Roosevelt’s findings demanded further investigation of what two individuals in 1881-1882?

5. As a New York State Assemblyman, what nickname did Theodore Roosevelt gain for his habit of striking down the bills of others while drafting little legislation of his own?

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