Bearing the Cross Test | Final Test - Easy

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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) Welfare in the black neighborhoods.
(b) Hiring practices.
(c) Sexism in the city offices.
(d) Economic disadvantages of the black community.

2. A judge ordered that registrars had to begin accepting how many applications per day?
(a) 20.
(b) 100.
(c) 75.
(d) 500.

3. What caused King to fall into a depression?
(a) The lack of progress in Albany.
(b) The violence in Birmingham.
(c) Evers' assassination.
(d) Kennedy's assassination.

4. What was King's biggest concern about the murder?
(a) SNCC would fall into a decline.
(b) The escalating violence against Civil Rights advocates.
(c) The voter registration bill would not pass.
(d) That the culprit would not be caught.

5. In which city did the marchers first encounter hostility?
(a) Argon Springs.
(b) Charleston.
(c) Greenwood.
(d) Cairo.

6. King felt that "black power" had what implication?
(a) Black separation.
(b) Black suffrage.
(c) Black violence.
(d) Black cooperation.

7. In October, the federal Office of Education stopped funding to which city's schools because of segregation?
(a) Dallas.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Atlanta.
(d) Memphis.

8. Demonstrations began in which state to test the compliance of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
(a) Illinois.
(b) California.
(c) Michigan.
(d) Alabama.

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

10. Where did the Meredith March end?
(a) Jackson.
(b) Canton.
(c) Atlanta.
(d) Selma.

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

12. Where did the marchers attempt to camp, but were told to move on?
(a) The courthouse steps.
(b) A cemetery.
(c) A black elementary school.
(d) A Baptist church.

13. What compromise in Selma was King criticized for?
(a) Stopping the march until a settlement could be reached.
(b) Not attending the march to the bridge.
(c) Turning around and returning to Brown Chapel.
(d) Going on to Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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

15. Riots broke out in which cities?
(a) Seattle and Madison.
(b) Dallas and San Diego.
(c) Newark and Detroit.
(d) Omaha and New Orleans.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did the package delivered to the King home contain?

2. Who rejected the idea that potential voters should sign a book so they could be received in order?

3. What was the main source of racial trouble in Chicago?

4. Which city did King want to focus attention on in the North?

5. SCLC employees were unhappy about what?

(see the answer keys)

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