Bearing the Cross Multiple Choice Test Questions

David Garrow
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Chapter 1, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956

1. Who was asked to vacate her seat on a city bus for a white passenger?
(a) Fannie Lou Hamer.
(b) Betty Shabazz.
(c) Abigail Jenson.
(d) Rosa Parks.

2. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the pastor of what church?
(a) North Atlanta Congregational Church.
(b) Dexter Avenue Baptist Church.
(c) St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church.
(d) Grace Lutheran Church.

3. Why was the first meeting about the bus boycott somewhat disastrous?
(a) The bomb that was found.
(b) The ego of the leaders.
(c) The police who showed up to arrest King.
(d) The small number of people who attended.

4. Which organization was formed to oversee the boycott and legal maneuvering?
(a) Montgomery Improvement Association.
(b) Savannah Civil Rights Campaign.
(c) Atlanta Race Initiative.
(d) Memphis Equality Association.

5. Who was chosen as the organizational president?
(a) Ralph D. Abernathy.
(b) Jo Ann Robinson.
(c) E.D. Nixon.
(d) Martin Luther King, Jr.

6. What was one of the demands that MIA made of the city?
(a) The buses should be filled front to back for blacks.
(b) The bus company should hire black drivers too.
(c) Buses should be reserved for blacks only.
(d) White passengers should have to stand when blacks were present.

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