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

2. Whose administration war policies did Dr. King attack when he delivered his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?
(a) Johnson's.
(b) Nixon's.
(c) Kennedy's.
(d) Eisenhower's.

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

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

5. Why did Dr. King admit that he felt depressed prior to giving the speech in Chapter 20: "I See the Promise Land"?
(a) Because he had a family member pass away.
(b) Because of the violence and rioting that preceded the speech.
(c) Because he felt that no one was listening to him.
(d) Because he felt progress was not moving fast enough for him.

6. Where did Dr. King deliver his last sermon?
(a) A Baptist church.
(b) A Masonic temple.
(c) Town square.
(d) City Hall.

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

8. What was the publication date from Dr. King's article from Chapter 17: "Black Power Defined"?
(a) July 11, 1968.
(b) December 5, 1955.
(c) June 11, 1967.
(d) August 5, 1965.

9. What year was the atom bombed dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
(a) 1975.
(b) 1945.
(c) 1965.
(d) 1955.

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

11. Despite the Civil Rights Act of 1964, what were African Americans still denied in some parts of the South?
(a) Voting.
(b) Attending school.
(c) Holding government office.
(d) Owning businesses.

12. On what date was the church bombed that killed the little girls where Dr. King delivered the funeral sermon?
(a) June 17, 1956.
(b) December 5, 1955.
(c) October 17, 1960.
(d) September 15, 1963.

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

14. What war began to take precedence over the Civil Rights Movement given that military presence was needed?
(a) The Cold War.
(b) WW II.
(c) WW I.
(d) The Vietnam War.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Martin Luther King, Sr.'s, nickname?

2. What was Stokely Carmichael's slogan in gaining the presidency of the SNCC on May 16, 1966?

3. On what date did Dr. King accept his Nobel Peace Prize?

4. What must people of oppression accumulate to realize deliverance?

5. When did the war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union begin and end?

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