|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Frederick Douglas famous for being?
(a) A musician.
(b) An abolitionist.
(c) A painter.
(d) A doctor.
2. Who is "The Triumph Aster" dedicated to?
(a) Wilfred Scott.
(b) W.E.B. Dubois.
(c) Bok Choy.
(d) Madame Chiang.
3. What is La Guardia's ethnic background?
4. What warnings did the man see while climbing the mountain?
5. What does Tolson hope for in the poem "A Song for Myself"?
(a) Peace on earth.
(d) A good afterlife.
6. Who is Stokowski?
(a) A lawyer.
(b) A painter.
(c) A doctor.
(d) A composer.
7. How does the geologist in "A Primer for Today" claim change occurs?
(a) The moon.
(b) The planets.
(c) The earth.
(d) The stars.
8. What does the mechanic in "The Shift of Gears" tell the narrator?
(a) Motercycles are dangerous.
(b) Boats are out of fashion.
(c) His car needs gas.
(d) He shifts too aggressively
9. How many historic places does Tolson plan to rendezvous at?
10. Who does the man fight for in "The Furlough"?
(a) His lover.
(b) His fellow soldiers.
(c) His friend.
(d) Hi family.
11. What do the Indians in "The Ballad of the Rattlesnake" do to the white man?
(a) Invite him to dinner.
(b) Shoot him.
(c) Torture him.
(d) Share a peace pipe.
12. Who does the bard in "The Bard of Addis Ababa" call to?
13. What hurts the farmer's feet in "Old Man Michael"?
(a) The roots.
(c) His shoes.
14. Who is Louis Brandeis?
(a) A wrestler.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A supreme court justice.
(d) A boxer.
15. In "If You Should Lie to Me," who is the narrator speaking to?
(a) His brother.
(b) His lover.
(c) His mother.
(d) His son.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do the workers in "The Shipwright" feel they are citizens of?
2. What did slaves do on slaves ships in "Lento Grave"?
3. What do the townspeople become interested in during the poem "The Street Called Straight"?
4. How does the poet describe Michael in "Old Man Michael"?
5. What does the poet of "Rendezvous With America" claim America will face?
This section contains 339 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)