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Quiz about Franklin D Roosevelt 32nd President
Quiz about Franklin D Roosevelt 32nd President

Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President Quiz


How much do you know about FDR? Take this quiz and find out.

A multiple-choice quiz by rootsgrrl. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
rootsgrrl
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
91,895
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1630
Last 3 plays: Guest 107 (6/10), Guest 136 (3/10), Guest 24 (9/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. FDR was born in the year: Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. From what college did FDR graduate? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. What was the name of the family home in which FDR grew up? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. When did Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt marry? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Who gave the bride away at FDR and Eleanor's wedding?

Answer: (Two Words, First and Last name)
Question 6 of 10
6. True or False? FDR had an unsuccessful run for Vice President.


Question 7 of 10
7. How many children did FDR and Eleanor have? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. How many terms did FDR serve as Governor of New York?

Answer: (One Word, a number---or the numeral)
Question 9 of 10
9. Who opposed Roosevelt in the Presidential election in 1944?

Answer: (Two Words; Governor of New York)
Question 10 of 10
10. Where did FDR die? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. FDR was born in the year:

Answer: 1882

He was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York, the only child of James and Sara.
2. From what college did FDR graduate?

Answer: Harvard

FDR maintained a "Gentleman's C" average throughout college and law school.
3. What was the name of the family home in which FDR grew up?

Answer: Springwood

Springwood is in Hyde Park, New York, and is lovely. Delano was FDR's mother's maiden name, and his own middle name.
4. When did Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt marry?

Answer: March 17, 1905

The date was the birthday of Eleanor's late mother, Anna. Anna was also Eleanor's first name.
5. Who gave the bride away at FDR and Eleanor's wedding?

Answer: Theodore Roosevelt

TR was Eleanor's uncle; the brother of her late father, Elliott. He had a hard time getting to the ceremony, with the St. Patrick's Day parade going on and the normal hoopla the arrival of the President causes. Eleanor was FDR's fifth cousin. TR was quoted as saying, "There's nothing like keeping the name in the family."
6. True or False? FDR had an unsuccessful run for Vice President.

Answer: True

He was the running mate of James Cox, Democratic Candidate for President, in 1920. That election was won by Warren G. Harding.
7. How many children did FDR and Eleanor have?

Answer: Six

Anna (b.1906), James (b.1907), Franklin (b.1909; died at seven months of age), Elliott (b.1910), Franklin (b.1914), and John (b.1916).
8. How many terms did FDR serve as Governor of New York?

Answer: Two

FDR was elected Governor of New York for two two-year terms; in 1928, and 1930. He gave up his seat to run for President in 1932.
9. Who opposed Roosevelt in the Presidential election in 1944?

Answer: Thomas Dewey

Thomas Dewey had built a reputation in the 30s as Manhattan DA for cracking down on organized crime. He ran again, against Harry S. Truman in 1948, and was prematurely declared winner, resulting in the famous newspaper headline, "Dewey Defeats Truman." He didn't.
10. Where did FDR die?

Answer: Warm Springs, Georgia

FDR died of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1945, in the company of his former mistress, Lucy Rutherfurd, his cousins, Daisy Suckley and Laura Delano, and an artist who had been painting his portrait. Madame Shoumatoff. I am told that every American born before 1940 can remember exactly where they were when they heard the news.
Source: Author rootsgrrl

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