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  • 1. 

    Franklin D. Roosevelt spent the longest time as President; how long did he serve?

    • A.

      8 Years 39 Days

    • B.

      10 Years And 364 Days

    • C.

      11 Years And 364 Days

    • D.

      12 Years And 39 Days

    Correct Answer
    D. 12 Years And 39 Days
    Explanation
    Franklin D. Roosevelt served as President for the longest time, with a total of 12 years and 39 days in office. This is the correct answer because it accurately reflects the length of his presidency.

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  • 2. 

    In what year did U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt die?

    • A.

      1865

    • B.

      1884

    • C.

      1850

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    D. 1945
    Explanation
    In 1945, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt died. This is a well-known fact as Roosevelt served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. His death occurred during his fourth term in office, making him the longest-serving president in U.S. history. His passing had a significant impact on the nation and marked the end of an era in American politics.

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  • 3. 

    Which Presidential candidate did Franklin Roosevelt support in the 1928 election?

    • A.

      Herbert Hoover

    • B.

      Samuel Gompers

    • C.

      Al Smith

    • D.

      Richard Nixon

    Correct Answer
    C. Al Smith
    Explanation
    Franklin Roosevelt supported Al Smith in the 1928 election. Al Smith was the Democratic candidate and the Governor of New York at the time. Roosevelt, who was also from New York, had a close relationship with Smith and actively campaigned for him during the election. However, Smith lost the election to Herbert Hoover, who became the 31st President of the United States.

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  • 4. 

    Who of the following was not a Vice President under Franklin D. Roosevelt?

    • A.

      Henry A. Wallace

    • B.

      Harry S. Truman

    • C.

      John N. Garner

    • D.

      Alben W. Barkley

    Correct Answer
    D. Alben W. Barkley
    Explanation
    Alben W. Barkley was not a Vice President under Franklin D. Roosevelt. He served as the Vice President under President Harry S. Truman. Henry A. Wallace, Harry S. Truman, and John N. Garner were all Vice Presidents under Franklin D. Roosevelt at different times during his presidency.

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  • 5. 

    What title did Franklin D. Roosevelt's mother insist that he call her by?

    • A.

      Mommie Dearest

    • B.

      Dear Mama

    • C.

      Mrs. Roosevelt

    • D.

      Mama Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    B. Dear Mama
    Explanation
    Franklin D. Roosevelt's mother insisted that he call her "Dear Mama" because it was a term of endearment that conveyed a close and affectionate relationship between them. This title likely reflected the strong bond and emotional connection that existed between mother and son.

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  • 6. 

    Besides Roosevelt and Churchill, which world leader was at the Casablanca Conference?

    • A.

      Joseph Stalin

    • B.

      Chiang Kai-Shek

    • C.

      General De Gaulle

    • D.

      General Eisenhower

    Correct Answer
    C. General De Gaulle
    Explanation
    General De Gaulle was the world leader who attended the Casablanca Conference along with Roosevelt and Churchill. The conference took place in January 1943 during World War II and was a meeting between the leaders of the Allied powers to discuss their strategy for the war. De Gaulle, as the leader of the Free French forces, was invited to attend the conference to represent the interests of France. This conference was significant as it resulted in the decision to demand the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers and set the stage for the eventual Allied victory in the war.

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  • 7. 

    What was the name of Roosevelt's private railroad car during WWII?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C.

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D.

      Old Hickory

    Correct Answer
    B. Ferdinand Magellan
    Explanation
    During WWII, Roosevelt's private railroad car was named Ferdinand Magellan. This name was likely chosen to symbolize exploration and adventure, as Ferdinand Magellan was a famous Portuguese explorer who led the first circumnavigation of the Earth. The choice of this name for Roosevelt's private car may have reflected his leadership and the challenging times of the war, emphasizing the need for exploration and determination.

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