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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why did the person in "A Patriarch's Blessing" tell Carver not to pick the fruit?
(a) All of these.
(b) It wasn't ripe yet.
(c) It wasn't meant for him.
(d) It was poisoned.

2. In "The Wild Garden," what did Carver say men could have a balanced diet of?
(a) Wild vegetables.
(b) Fruits.
(c) Bread and water.
(d) Flowers and bulbs.

3. In "God's Little Workshop," what did Carver call his miracle?
(a) Peanuts.
(b) His boys.
(c) The new year.
(d) Education.

4. What was different about the hospital at Tuskegee?
(a) It was only for blacks.
(b) It was for all veterans.
(c) It was free.
(d) It had white nurses and black doctors.

5. Who did the person in "My Beloved Friend" embody?
(a) George Washington.
(b) Christ.
(c) Booker T. Washington.
(d) The Pope.

6. What was Curtis's first name?
(a) Austin.
(b) Andrew.
(c) Aubrey.
(d) Adam.

7. What did the person in "My Beloved Friend" dispel?
(a) Love.
(b) Evil.
(c) Lust.
(d) Laughter.

8. In "Letter to Mrs. Hardwick," what was Carver so surprised about?
(a) Hardwick was married.
(b) Hardwick was moving.
(c) Hardwick was sick.
(d) Hardwck was quitting.

9. What maneuver did the black pilot do for Carver in "Moton Field"?
(a) A loop.
(b) A roll.
(c) A piwheel.
(d) A dive.

10. Who dedicated the George Washington Carver Museum?
(a) Andrew Curtis.
(b) Henry Ford.
(c) Hardwick.
(d) Teddy Roosevelt.

11. When was "The Year of the Sky-Smear"?
(a) 1905.
(b) 1915.
(c) 1912.
(d) 1910.

12. What was Hardwick's first name?
(a) Jim.
(b) Jack.
(c) Jake.
(d) John.

13. What form was "My Dear Spiritual Boy" written in?
(a) A journal entry.
(b) An article.
(c) A letter.
(d) A song.

14. What did Washington give Carver after the big debate in "The New Rooster"?
(a) The poultry yard.
(b) The barn.
(c) A studio.
(d) A lab.

15. Who was "My Beloved Friend" written to?
(a) Carver.
(b) Hardwick.
(c) Ford.
(d) Washington.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Washington give Bridgeforth after the big debate in "The New Rooster"?

2. Who hounded Carver for the unaccounted for chickens in "Chicken-Talk"?

3. Who did Carver say caused weeds in "The Wild Garden"?

4. Where did black WWI veterans receive discrimination?

5. Where did Carver say God lived in "Professor Carver's Bible Class"?

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