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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The first federal Civil Rights Act did what?
(a) Dismissed all protest charges.
(b) Established a Civil Rights commission.
(c) Ended all segregation.
(d) Ended bus segregation only.

2. Robert Kennedy got a federal injunction against which group to keep them from harassing the bus riders?
(a) The Masons.
(b) The Nazi Party.
(c) The KKK.
(d) The SCLC.

3. Which college did King attend?
(a) Morehouse College.
(b) Georgetown University.
(c) Emory University.
(d) University of Georgia..

4. What presidency did King turn down due to church and family responsibilities?
(a) The local Masons chapter.
(b) The local NAACP chapter.
(c) The local Elks chapter.
(d) The local ACLU chapter.

5. King planned a march to which city?
(a) New York.
(b) Washington D.C.
(c) Seattle.
(d) Chicago.

6. What did Connor use on the protesters?
(a) Stun guns.
(b) Police dogs.
(c) Tear gas.
(d) Machine guns.

7. Where was King when a grand jury began handing out indictments against MIA leaders for breaking laws against unlawful boycotts?
(a) Denver.
(b) San Fransisco.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Toronto.

8. What did King want the Kennedy Administration to issue?
(a) An apology for Jim Crow.
(b) A Second Emancipation Proclamation.
(c) A segregation bill.
(d) Reparations for slavery.

9. King was stabbed while in which city?
(a) Atlanta.
(b) Chicago.
(c) New York.
(d) Selma.

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

11. Which university had the front doors blocked to keep several black students from registering?
(a) University of California.
(b) University of Alabama.
(c) Emory University.
(d) Marquette University.

12. What SCLC program was to reach out more readily to the public?
(a) Future Program.
(b) POV.
(c) Crusade for Sponsors.
(d) Hands across America.

13. What organization removed King from office?
(a) National Baptist Convention.
(b) NAACP.
(c) SNCC.
(d) SCLC.

14. Why was their a rivalry between SNCC and the NAACP?
(a) Both groups wanted King to commit to their actions.
(b) SNCC wanted to control the actions in Albany.
(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.

15. Where did King hold a prayer-in?
(a) The courthouse.
(b) A motel restaurant.
(c) The library.
(d) Police headquarters.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened on the night that the settlement with the city was reached?

2. Who was hired to oversee the Crusade for Citizenship rallies, but then let go because of rumors of his homosexuality and communist connections?

3. In February 1959, King and his wife traveled to see sites made famous by whom?

4. In what newspaper was an ad taken out to defend MLK, Jr.?

5. When King was pulled over while driving, what did he not have?

(see the answer keys)

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