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. 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.

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

3. King learned of whose death as he left for a fundraising trip?
(a) Ralph Abernathy.
(b) President Johnson.
(c) Rosa Parks.
(d) Malcolm X.

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

5. The grand jury in St. Augustine said they would agree to form a biracial committee after the Civil Rights activists did what?
(a) The President told them to.
(b) King and other outside leaders left town.
(c) SNCC ceased its demonstrations.
(d) The swim-ins stop.

6. At the SCLC convention, King suggested which city as the next one for protests?
(a) Biloxi.
(b) Danville.
(c) New Orleans.
(d) Savannah.

7. Who released a statement supporting the SCLC's work in Selma?
(a) President Johnson.
(b) Nelson Mandela.
(c) Richard Nixon.
(d) John F. Kennedy.

8. James Meredith announced his intention to walk from where to where?
(a) Chicago to Atlanta.
(b) New Orleans to Boston.
(c) Memphis to Jackson.
(d) Biloxi to Washington DC.

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

10. What were the marchers attacked with in Canton?
(a) Machine guns.
(b) Tear gas.
(c) Police dogs.
(d) Swords.

11. What did Meredith want to encourage with this walk?
(a) Black poverty.
(b) Ending bus segregation.
(c) Black voter turnout.
(d) The war in Vietnam.

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

13. Who rejected the idea that potential voters should sign a book so they could be received in order?
(a) Julian Bond.
(b) James Bevel.
(c) Ralph Abernathy.
(d) Grant Selma.

14. Shortly after the March on Washington, racial tensions heated up in which city?
(a) Montgomery.
(b) Birmingham.
(c) Albany.
(d) Atlanta.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. King was warned of an attempt on his life during a visit to where?

2. A judge ordered that registrars had to begin accepting how many applications per day?

3. Where was some of the worst police violence seen through 1964?

4. Why did the Chicago Freedom Movement begin to lose momentum?

5. CCCO staged a march that ended in how many arrests?

(see the answer keys)

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