Bearing the Cross Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why was there an uproar in the Chicago press about King?
(a) A SNCC demonstration shut down the downtown area.
(b) The SCLC seized a building.
(c) He attended a communist meeting.
(d) His affairs were revealed.

2. What was added to the activities in Chicago?
(a) Boycott of downtown stores.
(b) Speeches on equality.
(c) Voter registration.
(d) A march to Detroit.

3. CCCO staged a march that ended in how many arrests?
(a) 4000.
(b) 900.
(c) 200.
(d) 60.

4. King was warned of an attempt on his life during a visit to where?
(a) Washington D.C.
(b) Marion.
(c) Selma.
(d) Chicago.

5. What was the main source of racial trouble in Chicago?
(a) The corruption in the justice system.
(b) The violence in low-income areas.
(c) The segregation of the schools.
(d) Job discrimination.

6. What tragedy happened before the march to Montgomery?
(a) A volunteer was killed by KKK members.
(b) Abernathy was stabbed by a white woman.
(c) The King house was bombed.
(d) Congress voted down the Civil Rights Act.

7. King taped the list of demands to a door where?
(a) Public Library.
(b) City Hall.
(c) Police Headquarters.
(d) A White Church.

8. What was the first march to the bridge nicknamed?
(a) March of Blood.
(b) March of Violence.
(c) Path to Glory.
(d) Bloody Sunday.

9. What did the highway patrol want the marchers do to?
(a) Turn around and go back.
(b) Get off the pavement.
(c) Turn violent so they could be arrested.
(d) Apologize for the march.

10. In St. Augustine, King was arrested for what?
(a) Conspiracy to commit murder.
(b) Delinquency of a minor.
(c) Tax evasion.
(d) Robbery.

11. King's advisers were concerned when King decided to do what?
(a) Stage a hunger strike in jail.
(b) Move to Africa.
(c) Go public with his affairs.
(d) Join an anti-war group's protest.

12. The mayor of Chicago announced a plan to clean up what?
(a) The schools.
(b) The slums.
(c) The downtown area.
(d) The busing system.

13. King learned that the Johnson Administration was taking money from social programs for what?
(a) Adding more police officers.
(b) Aid to Africa.
(c) The war in Vietnam.
(d) Financing a bank bailout.

14. Where did King go to work on his book?
(a) England.
(b) Brazil.
(c) Tanzania.
(d) Jamaica.

15. Bevel convinced King that the focus in Chicago should shift from segregation to what?
(a) Hiring practices.
(b) Economic disadvantages of the black community.
(c) Sexism in the city offices.
(d) Welfare in the black neighborhoods.

Short Answer Questions

1. What caused tension between the SCLC and SNCC?

2. Where did King and the potential voters refuse to vacate the sidewalk?

3. What were the marchers attacked with in Canton?

4. Who was famous for being the first black man to enroll at the University of Mississippi?

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

(see the answer keys)

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