Bearing the Cross Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7, Selma and the Voting Rights Act, 1965.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who rejected the idea that potential voters should sign a book so they could be received in order?
(a) Grant Selma.
(b) James Bevel.
(c) Julian Bond.
(d) Ralph Abernathy.

2. Why was their a rivalry between SNCC and the NAACP?
(a) SNCC wanted to control the actions in Albany.
(b) Both groups wanted King to commit to their actions.
(c) They both staged a sit-in at the same time in different locations, making people choose between the two.
(d) The NAACP wanted to control the actions in Albany.

3. Who was to lead the march in Selma?
(a) Wallace.
(b) King.
(c) Rustin.
(d) Malcolm X.

4. A judge ordered that registrars had to begin accepting how many applications per day?
(a) 20.
(b) 500.
(c) 100.
(d) 75.

5. King became the assistant pastor at what church?
(a) South Atlanta Methodist.
(b) Second Methodist.
(c) Ebenezer Baptist.
(d) Emmanuel Baptist.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which country did King attend the independence ceremonies in?

2. A picture appeared in national newspapers showing what, which spread word of the violence in Selma?

3. Who was murdered in his driveway on the night that Kennedy mobilized the Alabama National Guard?

4. What organization was formed in Albany to fight racism?

5. King learned of whose death as he left for a fundraising trip?

(see the answer key)

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