How Much Do You Know About Franklin Roosevelt?

He was one of America's most popular presidents. But how much do you know about him?
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Before becoming president, FDR was governor of what state?
New York
Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
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FDR was nearly paralyzed and in constant pain as a result of what illness?
Tuberculosis
Polio
Scarlet fever
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When Roosevelt died, he was in the company of his long-time mistress. Who was she?
Lillian Gilman
Lucy Mercer
Frances Perkins
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FDR spent as much time as possible at his home in what Southern town?
Oxford, Alabama
Port St. Joe, Florida
Warm Springs, Georgia
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Roughly two months before his death in April of 1945, FDR attended a meeting of the major Allied powers where?
Yalta
Potsdam
Berlin
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During World War I, FDR served as which of the following?
Secretary of State
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
Secretary of Defense
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FDR made the decision for the US to join World War II following an attack on:
Pearl Harbor
Midway
Iwo Jima
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FDR's devoted companion was his dog, Fala. What breed was Fala?
Beagle
Bulldog
Scottish terrier
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FDR is buried at the Roosevelt home. Where is it located?
Hyde Park, New York
Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
Augusta, Maine
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Who did FDR defeat in a landslide in his second presidential election?
Herbert Hoover
Alf Landon
Harry Truman
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FDR comforted Americans during the Depression and World War II with a series of talks known as:
Fireside chats
Pick-me-ups
Cheering sessions
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In his first inauguration speech, FDR famously said, "We have nothing to fear but -----"
fear itself
Adolf Hitler
The failure of American will
Result
Time for a New Deal! Maybe you were a Hoover supporter in a past life. That's ok, popular as he was, not everyone loved FDR.

C+, FD aren't you voting for Roosevelt?

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Nice job! You obviously know a lot about your presidents! Your quiz results would probably elicit one of those famous FDR grins!

B+, What Great Depression?

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Welcome to the White House! You handled this quiz the way that FDR handled his political opponents....by completely defeating them!

A+, You Win in a Landslide!

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1
Before becoming president, FDR was governor of what state?
New York
Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
2
FDR was nearly paralyzed and in constant pain as a result of what illness?
Tuberculosis
Polio
Scarlet fever
3
When Roosevelt died, he was in the company of his long-time mistress. Who was she?
Lillian Gilman
Lucy Mercer
Frances Perkins
4
FDR spent as much time as possible at his home in what Southern town?
Oxford, Alabama
Port St. Joe, Florida
Warm Springs, Georgia
5
Roughly two months before his death in April of 1945, FDR attended a meeting of the major Allied powers where?
Yalta
Potsdam
Berlin
6
During World War I, FDR served as which of the following?
Secretary of State
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
Secretary of Defense
7
FDR made the decision for the US to join World War II following an attack on:
Pearl Harbor
Midway
Iwo Jima
8
FDR's devoted companion was his dog, Fala. What breed was Fala?
Beagle
Bulldog
Scottish terrier
9
FDR is buried at the Roosevelt home. Where is it located?
Hyde Park, New York
Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
Augusta, Maine
10
Who did FDR defeat in a landslide in his second presidential election?
Herbert Hoover
Alf Landon
Harry Truman
11
FDR comforted Americans during the Depression and World War II with a series of talks known as:
Fireside chats
Pick-me-ups
Cheering sessions
12
In his first inauguration speech, FDR famously said, "We have nothing to fear but -----"
fear itself
Adolf Hitler
The failure of American will