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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Bevel convinced King that the focus in Chicago should shift from segregation to what?
(a) Hiring practices.
(b) Sexism in the city offices.
(c) Welfare in the black neighborhoods.
(d) Economic disadvantages of the black community.
2. The CCCO was based in which city?
(b) Cotton Springs.
3. Who was to lead the march in Selma?
(a) Malcolm X.
4. Who heckled King during his speech?
5. What was the main source of racial trouble in Chicago?
(a) The corruption in the justice system.
(b) Job discrimination.
(c) The segregation of the schools.
(d) The violence in low-income areas.
6. Who used the term "black power" for the first time in a public form?
(a) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(b) Stokley Carmichael.
(c) Malcolm X.
(d) Ralph Abernathy.
7. In St. Augustine, King was arrested for what?
(a) Conspiracy to commit murder.
(b) Tax evasion.
(c) Delinquency of a minor.
8. The judge ruled that the march to Montgomery had to have less than what number of marchers?
9. Which city did King want to focus attention on in the North?
10. Where did King and the potential voters refuse to vacate the sidewalk?
(a) The courthouse.
(b) The chamber of commerce.
(c) The hospital.
(d) The police station.
11. In St. Augustine, rumors arose that the sheriff was a part of what group?
(a) The Masons.
(b) The Nazi Party.
(c) The KKK.
(d) The Communist Party.
12. What was added to the activities in Chicago?
(a) A march to Detroit.
(b) Voter registration.
(c) Boycott of downtown stores.
(d) Speeches on equality.
13. SCLC employees were unhappy about what?
(a) Their pay.
(b) The violence leaders were advocating.
(c) King's schedule.
(d) The death threats they received.
14. Which SNCC leader presented a Proposal for Action which would develop an army of sorts?
(a) Bob Moses.
(b) John Lewis.
(c) Diane Bevel.
(d) Ella Baker.
15. What did Meredith want to encourage with this walk?
(a) Black poverty.
(b) Ending bus segregation.
(c) The war in Vietnam.
(d) Black voter turnout.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did the marchers return to in order to have a meeting to outline the march?
2. Violence broke out in what city as activists tried to desegregate local schools?
3. CCCO staged a march that ended in how many arrests?
4. King's vacation to Puerto Rico was interrupted by news of what event?
5. King blamed the riots on what cause?
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