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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Black students in which state were the first to break the laws regarding segregation in public schools?
(a) Florida.
(b) Louisiana.
(c) Alabama.
(d) Arkansas.

2. What was the name of Nanny's midwife?
(a) Mrs. Humbert.
(b) Miss Kenney.
(c) Miss Frederick.
(d) Mrs. Robertson.

3. Neither sister had ever _____.
(a) Married.
(b) Moved away from home.
(c) Gone to school.
(d) Learned to read.

4. Sadie had to argue with which organization to receive money owed to her?
(a) Parents' bank.
(b) Social Security.
(c) NAACP.
(d) Board of Education.

5. What is Sadie's real first name?
(a) Susie.
(b) Sarah.
(c) Sally.
(d) Sandy.

6. When someone makes a statement and is proven to be wrong, it is often said that the person has to eat ____.
(a) Crow.
(b) Dirt.
(c) Pig's feet.
(d) Pride.

7. What caused the injury?
(a) Schoolyard brawl.
(b) Gun.
(c) Accidental fall.
(d) Knife.

8. Which of the children sustained a major injury to the hand?
(a) Hap.
(b) Hubert.
(c) Lemuel.
(d) Bessie.

9. What was the name of the small town where the house was located?
(a) Method.
(b) Montgomery.
(c) Murphy.
(d) Manchester.

10. Bessie talks about her little sister Julia and her fear of which of the following:
(a) Snakes.
(b) Bugs.
(c) Spiders.
(d) Heights.

11. In what year was Sadie born?
(a) 1889.
(b) 1891.
(c) 1893.
(d) 1886.

12. In what year did Sadie graduate from St. Augustine's school?
(a) 1908.
(b) 1910.
(c) 1915.
(d) 1912.

13. What was the profession for Mr. Delany?
(a) Lawyer.
(b) Doctor.
(c) Clerk.
(d) Bishop.

14. What was the name of Sadie's first serious boyfriend?
(a) Jim.
(b) Jack.
(c) Sam.
(d) Frank.

15. Where did the sisters live?
(a) Knoxville.
(b) New Orleans.
(c) Mount Vernon.
(d) Boca Raton.

Short Answer Questions

1. Bessie threw a fit when she realized that one of Sadie's other rooms was infested with which of the following?

2. The event that caused the start of the Jim Crow era involved a man from which state?

3. In which state was this town located?

4. The sisters felt that going to the doctor would benefit them little and that they would most likely be treated like a _____.

5. In what month was Sadie born?

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