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

2. Who used the term "black power" for the first time in a public form?
(a) Ralph Abernathy.
(b) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(c) Stokley Carmichael.
(d) Malcolm X.

3. Where was some of the worst police violence seen through 1964?
(a) Birmingham.
(b) Summertree.
(c) Montgomery.
(d) Danville.

4. Who was famous for being the first black man to enroll at the University of Mississippi?
(a) Michael Jury.
(b) James Meredith.
(c) Jesse Jackson.
(d) Wayne Johnson.

5. Why was King concerned about the direction of SNCC?
(a) It seemed to be compromising too much on racial issues.
(b) It seemed to be backing away from conflicts.
(c) It seemed to be declining.
(d) It seemed to be becoming more violent.

6. King demanded that Birmingham hire how many black police officers?
(a) 18.
(b) 10.
(c) 6.
(d) 25.

7. The judge ruled that the march to Montgomery had to have less than what number of marchers?
(a) 500.
(b) 1,000.
(c) 100.
(d) 300.

8. Tensions between the SCLC and which group grew during 1963 and 1964?
(a) NCAA.
(b) ACLU.
(c) SNCC.
(d) BBC.

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

10. Who was to lead the march in Selma?
(a) King.
(b) Wallace.
(c) Rustin.
(d) Malcolm X.

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

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

13. Which city did King want to focus attention on in the North?
(a) Chicago.
(b) Cleveland.
(c) Akron.
(d) Detroit.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chicago, the movement included nine points in their demand about what?

2. Which city was chosen for SCLC demonstrations because of its noncompliance to the Civil Rights Law of 1964?

3. In St. Augustine, rumors arose that the sheriff was a part of what group?

4. What caused tension between the SCLC and SNCC?

5. The FBI observed meetings between King and whom?

(see the answer keys)

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