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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which university had the front doors blocked to keep several black students from registering?
(a) University of California.
(b) University of Alabama.
(c) Marquette University.
(d) Emory University.

2. In February 1959, King and his wife traveled to see sites made famous by whom?
(a) King Tut.
(b) Genghis Khan.
(c) Ghandi.
(d) Churchill.

3. What was left on King's front porch in January, 1957?
(a) A dead rabbit.
(b) Dynamite.
(c) A lawsuit over the boycott.
(d) Hate mail.

4. Why did a riot break out?
(a) The city went back on its agreement.
(b) The bombs killed 35 people.
(c) Whites attacked several blacks on the way to church.
(d) The state troopers had moved from the site of the bombings.

5. Which country did King attend the independence ceremonies in?
(a) South Africa.
(b) Egypt.
(c) Ghana.
(d) Congo.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did King hold a prayer-in?

2. Several of the Albany leaders were charged with what?

3. Who advised King to distance himself from Levison?

4. When King was pulled over while driving, what did he not have?

5. How many protesters were arrested during the first day of the Birmingham protests?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Connor do to shop the marchers in Birmingham? How did the marchers respond?

2. What racial discrimination did King face at Crozer?

3. What did John and Robert Kennedy do for King? How did this come about?

4. What was Wilkins concerned about when King met with him?

5. Who was Stanley Levison? Why was the Kennedy campaign growing more concerned about King?

6. What was King accused of when he returned to Atlanta from North Carolina? How did he and his supporters react?

7. What changes did King make in his life?

8. Why was there a rivalry between SNCC and NAACP? Describe how this affected the actions of the groups.

9. What was the first meeting like about the bus boycott? Why was it like this?

10. What happened to King in New York?

(see the answer keys)

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