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 forward.
(b) Being too cautious.
(c) Being too superior.
(d) Being too educated.

2. What New York governor ordered the National Guard to restore order to Rochester after riots broke out on July 25, 1964?
(a) W. Averell Harriman.
(b) Malcolm Wilson.
(c) Nelson Rockefeller.
(d) Thomas E. Dewey.

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

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

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

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

7. What was the name of the police chief who ordered his officers to turn hoses on demonstrators during the registration of black students at its state university?
(a) William J. Bratton.
(b) William Plinkerton.
(c) Thomas Byrnes.
(d) "Bull" Connor.

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

9. 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) Riverside Church.
(d) Morningside Baptist Church.

10. When did Dr. King deliver his last, and greatest, sermon?
(a) May 3, 1968.
(b) April 5, 1968.
(c) March 3, 1968.
(d) April 3, 1968.

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

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

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

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

15. 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) Black only.
(d) White only.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what is the goal of a relationship with the government for African Americans?

2. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what do the "powerful" never lose?

3. According to Chapter 16 "A Time To Break Silence," who did the United States find it "easier to engage in warfare" as opposed to the Soviet Union?

4. In what city did Dr. King deliver his last sermon?

5. What church was bombed that led Dr. King to deliver a sermon at the funeral of the little girls killed during the bombing?

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