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. A picture appeared in national newspapers showing what, which spread word of the violence in Selma?
(a) The ruins of a bombed black church.
(b) A police officer beating a black child.
(c) The sheriff using a billyclub on an older black woman.
(d) Police dogs attacking a group of activists.

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

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

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

5. SCLC employees were unhappy about what?
(a) The death threats they received.
(b) The violence leaders were advocating.
(c) Their pay.
(d) King's schedule.

6. Who interrupted King's work on his book?
(a) Roy Wilkins.
(b) Ralph Abernathy.
(c) James Bevel.
(d) Stanley Levison.

7. 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.

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

9. King's vacation to Puerto Rico was interrupted by news of what event?
(a) The end of the Vietnam War.
(b) Kennedy's assassination.
(c) The Moon landing.
(d) The Watts Riots.

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

11. Who urged King to run for president?
(a) Dr. Spock.
(b) Lyndon B. Johnson.
(c) Nelson Mandela.
(d) Robert Kennedy.

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

13. King abandoned a writing campaign about peace in which country?
(a) Korea.
(b) Russia.
(c) Vietnam.
(d) Panema.

14. How did King feel about his meeting with President Johnson?
(a) Glad that Johnson was a fellow Communist.
(b) Worried about his stand on voter registration.
(c) Impressed by his commitment to the Civil Rights bill.
(d) Depressed about his indifference.

15. What did the package delivered to the King home contain?
(a) A letter from King to Stalin.
(b) Photos of King at a communist meeting.
(c) A bomb.
(d) Recording from FBI wiretaps.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Meredith want to encourage with this walk?

2. The Chicago Project Breadbasket would be run by whom?

3. In St. Augustine, King was arrested for what?

4. The CCCO was based in which city?

5. The judge ruled that the march to Montgomery had to have less than what number of marchers?

(see the answer keys)

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