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

2. When did Dr. King speak publicly in an anti-war demonstration?
(a) April 25, 1967.
(b) March 25, 1967.
(c) June 25, 1967.
(d) October 25, 1967.

3. How old was Dr. King when he was assassinated?
(a) 40.
(b) 39.
(c) 41.
(d) 42.

4. Who published Dr. King's book <i>Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community</i>?
(a) Harper Collins.
(b) Random House.
(c) Harper and Row.
(d) Viacom Inc.

5. What was the broad strategy of the Black Power Movement?
(a) Reclaiming of American land.
(b) Equality of women.
(c) Educating whites on the power of African Americans.
(d) African American solidarity.

6. What was Stokely Carmichael's slogan in gaining the presidency of the SNCC on May 16, 1966?
(a) "We will not back down."
(b) "Equality Equals Nonviolent Means."
(c) "Black Power."
(d) "Freedom, Freedom, Freedom."

7. What was the date that Dr. King delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech?
(a) July 19, 1957.
(b) December 5, 1955.
(c) August 28, 1963.
(d) October 19, 1956.

8. What year was the Ebenezer Baptist church formed?
(a) 1909.
(b) 1936.
(c) 1894.
(d) 1920.

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

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

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

12. According to Chapter 12:"Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech," who was the great shaman of the Nation of Islam?
(a) Elijah Muhammad.
(b) Louis Farrakhan.
(c) Malcolm X.
(d) Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.

13. What was the true goal of the Black Power Movement?
(a) For African Americans to be more conscious of their history and culture.
(b) To create a support circle to fight against the KKK.
(c) To help African Americans become more "white."
(d) For African Americans to fight for their freedoms.

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

15. At what church did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?
(a) First Baptist Church.
(b) Wanderings Church.
(c) Morningside Baptist Church.
(d) Riverside Church.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What kind of testing was banned on February 4, 1965, used to deny rights to vote?

3. Why were Western nations uncomfortable with the USSR?

4. What year was the atom bombed dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

5. When did Dr. King deliver his last SCLC presidential address?

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