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

2. According to the footnotes on Chapter 20: "I See the Promise Land," what position did Judge Hooks hold in the NAACP?
(a) Regional Director.
(b) Vice-President.
(c) Executive Director.
(d) National Director.

3. What was found on a farm near Philadelphia, Mississippi, on August 4, 1964?
(a) Three dead bodies of civil rights workers.
(b) A lynched black man.
(c) An unfinished speech written by Dr. King.
(d) Anti-equality propaganda in the form of a barn painting.

4. When did the war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union begin and end?
(a) 1955-2000.
(b) 1960-1970.
(c) 1945-1987.
(d) 1909-1913.

5. According to the footnotes on Chapter 20: "I See the Promise Land," who is Judge Hooks?
(a) Dr. Terrance Hooks.
(b) Dr. Arthur Hooks.
(c) Reverend Dr. Benjamin Hooks.
(d) Reverend Thomas Hooks.

6. On what date did Dr. King give the sermon from Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct" at Ebenezer Baptist Church?
(a) December 5, 1967.
(b) March 17, 1968.
(c) October 12, 1967.
(d) February 4, 1968.

7. On what date were excerpts from the sermon from Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct" played for Dr. King's nationally televised funeral service?
(a) June 9, 1968.
(b) October 19, 1968.
(c) April 9, 1968.
(d) February 19, 1968.

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

9. According to Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here," what did political rightists accuse Dr. King?
(a) Being too supportive.
(b) Being to forward thinking.
(c) Being unpatriotic.
(d) Being too patriotic.

10. What was the name of the march during which Dr. King delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech?
(a) March on Washington, D.C. for the African American Move From Minority.
(b) March on Washington, D.C. for Civil Rights.
(c) March on Washington, D.C. for Liberty and Freedom.
(d) March on Washington, D.C. for Equality for All.

11. According to Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here," what "spawned" the Cold War?
(a) Mutual fear and hostility.
(b) Mild disagreements.
(c) Need for power.
(d) Hatred.

12. Who claimed that the victims of the American military were often people of color?
(a) John F. Kennedy.
(b) Dr. King.
(c) W.E.B. DuBois.
(d) President Eisenhower.

13. Where did Dr. King speak publicly in an anti-war demonstration?
(a) Chicago.
(b) Memphis.
(c) Washington, D.C.
(d) New York.

14. How many people attended Dr. King's first anti-war demonstration?
(a) 1,000.
(b) 50,000.
(c) 10,000.
(d) More than 5,000.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What year did Martin Luther King, Sr., die?

2. Who began to question President Eisenhower's commitment to more troops in Vietnam?

3. Who did Dr. King go to help in Memphis, Tennessee, during a strike against unfair labor practices?

4. What New York governor ordered the National Guard to restore order to Rochester after riots broke out on July 25, 1964?

5. What was the ethnicity of the people who attended the anti-war demonstration that Dr. King led?

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