Bearing the Cross Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was discovered to have been sent to Montgomery by a New York organization?
(a) Parks.
(b) King.
(c) Gray.
(d) Rustin.

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

3. What happened on January 30, 1956?
(a) The King home was bombed.
(b) The MIA filed a federal court case against segregation.
(c) The boycott ended.
(d) King was killed.

4. In what state was the governor fighting integration of a high school?
(a) Vermont.
(b) Wisconsin.
(c) Arkansas.
(d) Oklahoma.

5. How many people were arrested at the trial for the arrested SNCC train riders?
(a) 5000.
(b) 150.
(c) 400.
(d) 50.

6. Sherrod and Reagon moved their base of operations to which city?
(a) Selma.
(b) Montgomery.
(c) Albany.
(d) Savannah.

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

8. King wanted the Birmingham protests to start after what?
(a) The new year.
(b) The opening of a new department store.
(c) The March on Washington.
(d) The elections.

9. Who was hired to oversee the Crusade for Citizenship rallies, but then let go because of rumors of his homosexuality and communist connections?
(a) Bayard Rustin.
(b) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(c) Ralph Abernathy.
(d) Rocco Siciliano.

10. Why did the bus boycott not end when the bus company was losing so much money?
(a) A judge ordered the continuation of the boycott.
(b) The bus company prefered to go out of business.
(c) The Albany Movement wanted to crush the bus company.
(d) The city refused to compromise.

11. What was the turnout like at the March to Washington?
(a) It was less than expectations.
(b) It exceeded expectations.
(c) It met expectations.
(d) It was much less than expectations.

12. Who paid King and Abernathy's fine?
(a) A group of students.
(b) Robert Kennedy.
(c) A well-dressed black man.
(d) The mayor of Albany.

13. What was King's tour called?
(a) Chance for Change.
(b) Racism Ends.
(c) Suffrage for All.
(d) People-to-People.

14. Stanley Levison was connected to what party?
(a) Libertarian Party.
(b) Communist Party.
(c) Republican Party.
(d) Socialist Party.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What was one of the demands that MIA made of the city?

2. Who called the judge on the trial and suggested that King had a right to bond while waiting his appeal?

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

4. The white merchants resisted what aim?

5. King announced planned protests outside of what political event(s)?

(see the answer keys)

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