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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. Who would not sit in the aisle across from Claudette?
(a) A white girl from school who Claudette did not like.
(b) A young white man who was standing.
(c) The white woman who was standing.
(d) A black girl from school who did not like Claudette.

2. What is one thing Jim Crow did to the blacks?
(a) Gave them opportunities for better jobs.
(b) Gave them opportunities for education.
(c) Kept them poor.
(d) Kept them fighting among themselves.

3. What did the judge do?
(a) Withheld ajudication so Claudette would not have a criminal record.
(b) Held the police in contempt for false arrest.
(c) Put Claudette on probation.
(d) Held the bus driver in contempt for lying.

4. What did Robinson's group threaten?
(a) A boycott of all businesses.
(b) A bus boycott.
(c) Violence against bus drivers.
(d) A riot.

5. Who did Claudette call "mom and dad"?
(a) Her grandparents.
(b) Her great aunt and uncle.
(c) Her biological parents.
(d) Her maternal aunt and uncle.

Short Answer Questions

1. What else could Gray appeal constitutionally?

2. What did 75 percent of the black men do in the 1950s?

3. What did Claudette feel about the blacks' self image?

4. When was Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka ruled upon?

5. What changed as the bus moved onward on its route?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened to Claudette in the black community following her incident and how did some feel about it?

2. How did the bus drivers enforce the rules and what happened if a black person stood up to the driver?

3. Who was Geraldine Nesbitt, how was she educated and what was her influence on Claudette?

4. Who was Jo Ann Robinson, how did she work for blacks, and how did she feel about Claudette's action?

5. Why didn't Claudette get arrested at the first stop when a policeman came to arrest her?

6. How did the incident on the bus with Claudette start?

7. How was riding the bus rules set up for black or white persons?

8. What happened to a black man named Brooks on a bus in Montgomery?

9. What kept blacks poor and what kind of work did most blacks do?

10. What happened when the lawyer, Nixon, called Rosa Parks about Claudette?

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