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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the "Arachis Hypogaea"?
(a) A shrub.
(b) A tree.
(c) A vine.
(d) A flower.

2. Why did Carver and Bridgeforth butt heads so much in "The New Rooster"?
(a) They were both brilliant.
(b) They went to the same school.
(c) Booker T. Washington had them compete.
(d) They had opposite back grounds.

3. What did Carver compare God to in "Professor Carver's Bible Class"?
(a) A judge.
(b) A good friend.
(c) A broadcast system.
(d) A record of our lives.

4. In "Chicken-Talk," how many chickens were unaccounted for?
(a) 897.
(b) 567.
(c) 789.
(d) 765.

5. In "Professor Carver's Bible Class" how did the students view God?
(a) As a white man.
(b) As a changing deity.
(c) As a black man.
(d) As a dreamy mist person.

6. Who was Carver told he shamed in "Eureka"?
(a) His father.
(b) His Alma Mater.
(c) Tuskegee.
(d) His mother.

7. In "House of Ways and Means" what did Carver want a protective tariff for?
(a) Cashews.
(b) Rabbits.
(c) Birch seeds.
(d) Peanuts.

8. Why did Carver refuse to many assistants before Curtis came along?
(a) He liked working alone.
(b) They were not bright enough to work with him.
(c) All of these.
(d) He was afraid of plagiarism.

9. In "Last Talks with Jim Hardwick," what did Carver and Harwick talk mostly about?
(a) Death.
(b) Science.
(c) Nature.
(d) God.

10. What honor is Carver given in "Out of the Fire"?
(a) He is given inheritance from Booker T. Washington.
(b) He is asked to serve on the President's Cabinet.
(c) He is named a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts.
(d) He is named head of the Tuskegee Institute.

11. Where did Carver meet most of his boys in "Lovingly Sons"?
(a) Speaking tours.
(b) Farming presentations.
(c) Bible studies.
(d) Restaurants.

12. In "Letter to Mrs. Hardwick," what relation did Carver say he would never have?
(a) A girlfriend.
(b) A best friend.
(c) A mentor.
(d) A marriage.

13. What did Carver refuse to do after Booker T. Washington's death?
(a) Teach.
(b) Go to labs.
(c) Leave his room.
(d) All of these.

14. What did Carver say about the black pilot in "Moton Field"?
(a) It was a step.
(b) It was an attrocity.
(c) It was an honor.
(d) It was a shame.

15. In "Veil-Raisers," what did Carver write in his room at night?
(a) Journal entries.
(b) Book reviews.
(c) Poems.
(d) Lesson plans.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who dedicated the George Washington Carver Museum?

2. What was heard from the airfield in "Moton Field"?

3. What was Carver criticized for in "Eureka"?

4. Who was "My Beloved Friend" written to?

5. Who did the person in "My Beloved Friend" embody?

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