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. What memorial was the background for Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech?
(a) George Mason Memorial.
(b) Lincoln Memorial.
(c) Washington Monument.
(d) Jefferson Memorial.

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

3. What magazine did Dr. King's article from Chapter 17: "Black Power Defined" appear in?
(a) Time Magazine.
(b) Reader's Digest.
(c) New York Times Magazine.
(d) Harper's Review.

4. Who did Dr. King go to help in Memphis, Tennessee, during a strike against unfair labor practices?
(a) African American sanitation workers.
(b) African American dock loaders.
(c) African American factory linesmen.
(d) African American farm workers.

5. 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) February 4, 1968.
(c) March 17, 1968.
(d) October 12, 1967.

6. During the Cold War, what were civil rights activists accused of being?
(a) Desperate.
(b) Communists.
(c) Unappreciative and un-American.
(d) Loyalists.

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

8. Who was sworn into the presidency following the assassination of JFK?
(a) Lyndon Johnson.
(b) Richard M. Nixon.
(c) Dwight D. Eisenhower.
(d) Gerald R. Ford.

9. What percentage of African Americans registered in Alabama voted in Alabama's Democratic Primary?
(a) Over 95 percent.
(b) Over 80 percent.
(c) 50 percent.
(d) 20 percent.

10. On what date was President John F. Kennedy assassinated?
(a) November 22, 1963.
(b) August 28, 1963.
(c) December 5, 1955.
(d) July 19, 1957.

11. On what date did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?
(a) January 1, 1967.
(b) December 5, 1967.
(c) May 4, 1967.
(d) April 4, 1967.

12. On what date was the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 signed?
(a) June 7.
(b) July 4.
(c) July 2.
(d) June 12.

13. At what meeting did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?
(a) The meeting of the Clergy and Laity Concerned.
(b) Living in Peace meeting.
(c) Bed-In for Peace at Fairmont.
(d) The UN Charter.

14. What street did Dr. King live on while growing up and while his father was pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church?
(a) Hunter Drive.
(b) Auburn Avenue.
(c) North Drive.
(d) Platter Avenue.

15. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what do the "powerful" never lose?
(a) Themselves.
(b) Opportunities.
(c) War.
(d) Chances.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Where did Dr. King deliver his last sermon?

3. What is the name of one of the African American leaders that argued for the African American need for self-respect and self-help?

4. How old was Dr. King when he was assassinated?

5. According to Chapter 12:"Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech," who was the great shaman of the Nation of Islam?

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