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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was Theodore Roosevelt’s Vice Presidential candidate in the 1904 Presidential election?
(a) George Paul.
(b) Benjamin Harrison.
(c) Charles Fairbanks.
(d) Andrew Parker.

2. Theodore Roosevelt appeared in a minor role at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893 on behalf of what organization?
(a) The National Commission for Ecology.
(b) The Boone and Crockett Club.
(c) The Western Frontier Society.
(d) The Audubon Society.

3. The author states in Chapter 21, “The Glorious Retreat” that Theodore Roosevelt entertained Mrs. Bellamy Storer on the matter of attaining an appointment in what position?
(a) Secretary of the Navy.
(b) Assistant Secretary of the Army.
(c) Assistant Secretary of the Marines.
(d) Assistant Secretary of the Navy.

4. Who, along with William Tiffany, donated to the Rough Riders two Colt Machine Guns that cost $7,500 each?
(a) Gouveneur Morris.
(b) Woodbury Kane.
(c) Frank Hatton.
(d) Seth Bullock.

5. What was the name of Theodore Roosevelt’s brother who suffered from alcoholism?
(a) Elliott Roosevelt.
(b) Paul Roosevelt.
(c) Andrew Roosevelt.
(d) James Roosevelt.

6. Theodore Roosevelt became president of the board of New York City Police Commissioners in what year?
(a) 1895.
(b) 1899.
(c) 1893.
(d) 1897.

7. How many other men also served as New York City Police Commissioners at the same time as Theodore Roosevelt?
(a) 3.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 5.

8. Who were the other Civil Service Commissioners alongside Theodore Roosevelt?
(a) Peter Hart and John James Wilson.
(b) James G. Blaine and William McKinley.
(c) George Edmunds and James Thomas.
(d) Charles Lyman and Hugh S. Thompson.

9. After landing in Cuba, Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders joined an excruciating seven-mile hike to what town?
(a) Pina del Rio.
(b) Daiquiri.
(c) Siboney.
(d) Puerto Padre.

10. During what years did Thomas Collier Platt serve as a U.S. Senator?
(a) 1881, 1897-1909.
(b) 1882, 1884-1886.
(c) 1885, 1899-1902.
(d) 1890, 1892-1894.

11. At the trial described in Chapter 20, “The Snake in the Grass,” Theodore Roosevelt publicly came out in support of who for the Presidential election?
(a) James G. Blaine.
(b) William McKinley.
(c) Benjamin Harrison.
(d) Andrew Parker.

12. When Theodore Roosevelt’s nomination for Republican candidate for New York Governor passed, who sent him a letter of congratulations, according to the author in Chapter 26, “The Most Famous Man in America”?
(a) Gouveneur Morris.
(b) Benjamin Harrison.
(c) William Strong.
(d) William McKinley.

13. During what years did William McKinley serve as President of the United States?
(a) 1897-1901.
(b) 1901-1903.
(c) 1888-1892.
(d) 1867-1873.

14. Theodore Roosevelt was returning from a climb to the summit of what mountain when a park ranger brought him a telegram informing him of the President’s deteriorating condition, according to the author in the Epilogue?
(a) Mount Jackson.
(b) Mount Marcy.
(c) Mount McKinley.
(d) Mount Everest.

15. On what date did Anna Hall Roosevelt die?
(a) December 7, 1892.
(b) February 12, 1884.
(c) December 2, 1886.
(d) September 13, 1887.

Short Answer Questions

1. As New York City Police Commissioner, one of Roosevelt's most effective means of rooting out corruption proved to be his own night patrols. The first night, he warned how many delinquent officers of repercussions, according to the author in “Chapter 19, “The Biggest Man in New York”?

2. Roosevelt and his men in the Rough Riders departed Tampa for Cuba on what date?

3. What manager of McKinley’s and Republican Senator opposed Theodore Roosevelt running as Vice President alongside McKinley in the 1900 election?

4. Theodore Roosevelt first used the phrase “speak softly and carry a big stick” when giving a speech where?

5. Opposition to Theodore Roosevelt’s nomination for Republican candidate for New York Governor pointed out that Roosevelt held no property in the state. What legal advisor came to the rescue for Roosevelt?

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