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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Parks permitted to do?
(a) Go home and promise to come back to court.
(b) Call her family.
(c) Sit in the reception room instead of a jail cell.
(d) Leave jail the next morning for an hour to get breakfast.

2. Who did the segregationist single out as being the cause of all the problems in Montgomery?
(a) Claudette Colvin.
(b) Rosa Parks.
(c) Martin Luther King.
(d) Fred Gray.

3. Where was Claudette when the first symbolic bus rides were taken after the boycott ended?
(a) She was at the television station for an interview.
(b) In Birmingham.
(c) On the lead bus.
(d) Nowhere to be found.

4. How many blacks rode the buses on the morning of December 5th?
(a) 2.
(b) 0.
(c) 4.
(d) 8.

5. What organization helped to create an alternative transport system?
(a) Blacks for an Equal Montgomery (BEM).
(b) Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA).
(c) Association for Black Civil Rights (ABCR).
(d) Montgomery Association of Negro Freedom Fighters. (MANFF).

6. When did Claudette go to court the second time?
(a) May, 1956.
(b) January, 1957.
(c) June, 1956.
(d) October, 1955.

7. Where did Claudette's family take her?
(a) Birmingham.
(b) Detroit.
(c) Atlanta.
(d) St. Louis.

8. Where did Claudette become a nurse?
(a) She was a home health care aide.
(b) A Catholic hospital.
(c) At the Seven Day Adventist hospital.
(d) At a nursing home.

9. How much did Parks have to pay?
(a) Nothing.
(b) 100 dollars.
(c) 25 dollars.
(d) 10 dollars.

10. Where did Claudette sit at the rally?
(a) In the front row of the audience.
(b) Up on the platform next to Parks.
(c) She did not attend.
(d) In the very back.

11. What was the name of the prosecutor on case?
(a) Paul Covington.
(b) Walter Knabe.
(c) Phillip Harris.
(d) Beckman Gaines.

12. What was the final verdict of the court on Claudette and the others' case?
(a) Segregation was legal on buses but not in the schools.
(b) Segregation was legal.
(c) Segregation on buses was abolished.
(d) It would go on to another court.

13. Who greeted Claudette at the courthouse?
(a) A group of supporters.
(b) Rosa Parks.
(c) All of her classmates from Montgomery.
(d) Her family.

14. Why did Parks' arrest spark such a reaction?
(a) She was subjected to a group of white men's jeers and catcalls.
(b) It came in light of Claudette's previous arrest.
(c) She was a very respected member of the black community.
(d) She was beaten.

15. To where did Reverend Abernathy invite Claudette?
(a) To live with him and his family.
(b) To a celebration at a church.
(c) To the Kings' house.
(d) To a reception.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened on December 2, 1955?

2. What was Parks' marital status?

3. What did Gayle say about the case?

4. What did the court receive after its decision?

5. How did Claudette feel when she went on the stand?

(see the answer keys)

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