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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which city did King want to focus attention on in the North?
2. In October, the federal Office of Education stopped funding to which city's schools because of segregation?
3. At the SCLC convention, King suggested which city as the next one for protests?
(a) New Orleans.
4. Who rejected the idea that potential voters should sign a book so they could be received in order?
(a) Ralph Abernathy.
(b) Grant Selma.
(c) James Bevel.
(d) Julian Bond.
5. What compromise in Selma was King criticized for?
(a) Stopping the march until a settlement could be reached.
(b) Turning around and returning to Brown Chapel.
(c) Not attending the march to the bridge.
(d) Going on to Edmund Pettus Bridge.
6. Violence broke out in what city as activists tried to desegregate local schools?
(d) New Orleans.
7. The Chicago Project Breadbasket would be run by whom?
(a) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(b) Rosa Parks.
(c) Jesse Jackson.
(d) Malcolm X.
8. James Meredith announced his intention to walk from where to where?
(a) Chicago to Atlanta.
(b) Memphis to Jackson.
(c) Biloxi to Washington DC.
(d) New Orleans to Boston.
9. Demonstrations began in which state to test the compliance of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
10. In Selma, King was suffering from what?
(c) Chicken pox.
11. The judge ruled that the march to Montgomery had to have less than what number of marchers?
12. What was King's biggest concern about the murder?
(a) That the culprit would not be caught.
(b) SNCC would fall into a decline.
(c) The voter registration bill would not pass.
(d) The escalating violence against Civil Rights advocates.
13. Who was famous for being the first black man to enroll at the University of Mississippi?
(a) Jesse Jackson.
(b) Michael Jury.
(c) James Meredith.
(d) Wayne Johnson.
14. In 1964, King learned that he had won what?
(a) The Nobel Peace Prize.
(b) The NAACP President.
(c) The lottery.
(d) The Booker T. Washington Award.
15. Where did King and the potential voters refuse to vacate the sidewalk?
(a) The police station.
(b) The chamber of commerce.
(c) The courthouse.
(d) The hospital.
Short Answer Questions
1. What were the marchers attacked with in Canton?
2. In which city did the marchers first encounter hostility?
3. What did the package delivered to the King home contain?
4. The Democratic Convention took place in which city?
5. A judge ordered that registrars had to begin accepting how many applications per day?
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