I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?
(a) New York City.
(b) Memphis.
(c) Washington, D.C.
(d) Atlanta.

2. What was Martin Luther King, Sr.'s, nickname?
(a) Daddy Martin.
(b) Daddy King.
(c) Father M.
(d) Father K.

3. When did Dr. King deliver his last SCLC presidential address?
(a) December 5, 1967.
(b) October 28, 1975.
(c) January 1, 1970.
(d) August 16, 1967.

4. What year was considered a momentous year in American history and in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.?
(a) 1955.
(b) 1963.
(c) 1965.
(d) 1960.

5. Who was murdered on February 21, 1965, in New York City?
(a) Michael Schwerner.
(b) Phoolan Devi.
(c) James Chaney.
(d) Malcolm X.

6. What was the ethnicity of the people who attended the anti-war demonstration that Dr. King led?
(a) Black and white.
(b) Hispanic, black, and white.
(c) White only.
(d) Black only.

7. What church was Ebenezer Baptist Church an outgrowth of?
(a) Wheat Street Baptist Church.
(b) First Baptist Church.
(c) 16th Street Baptist Church.
(d) First Congressional Church.

8. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what is the goal of a relationship with the government for African Americans?
(a) Having the government see African Americans as inarguably equal.
(b) To stop the unnecessary deaths of African Americans.
(c) To chastise the government into helping them.
(d) The government finding it unwise and prudent to collaborate with African Americans.

9. What was the Nobel Peace Prize Committee looking for when they choose Dr. King as the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize?
(a) The only man to have single-handedly pushed equality in the right direction.
(b) The person responsible for the Freedom Movement.
(c) The greatest apostle of peace.
(d) The only person brave enough to take a stand.

10. Why were Western nations uncomfortable with the USSR?
(a) Because it spoke out against the U.S.
(b) Because it espoused communism.
(c) Because it allowed Africans to hold public offices.
(d) Because it still allowed slavery.

11. In what city did Dr. King deliver his last sermon?
(a) Atlanta.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Montgomery.
(d) Memphis.

12. According to Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here," what did political leftists accuse Dr. King?
(a) Being too superior.
(b) Being too cautious.
(c) Being too forward.
(d) Being too educated.

13. What kind of testing was banned on February 4, 1965, used to deny rights to vote?
(a) Driving.
(b) Literacy.
(c) Hearing.
(d) Writing.

14. What was the name of the war primarily between the U.S. and the Soviet Union?
(a) The Russian Conflict.
(b) The Russian-American War.
(c) The Cold Conflict.
(d) The Cold War.

15. In what year was Dr. King's book <i>Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community</i> published?
(a) 1970.
(b) 1967.
(c) 1968.
(d) 1969.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here," what did political rightists accuse Dr. King?

2. What magazine did Dr. King's article from Chapter 17: "Black Power Defined" appear in?

3. What was the name of the 37-year-old NAACP field secretary murdered on his front porch on June 12, 1963?

4. At what church did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?

5. What was the name of the march during which Dr. King delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech?

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