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 ethnicity of the people who attended the anti-war demonstration that Dr. King led?
(a) Black and white.
(b) Black only.
(c) Hispanic, black, and white.
(d) White only.

2. What was the name of the 37-year-old NAACP field secretary murdered on his front porch on June 12, 1963?
(a) William Pickens.
(b) Robert Bagnall.
(c) Medgar Evans.
(d) W.E.B. Du Bois.

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

4. What was the name of the war primarily between the U.S. and the Soviet Union?
(a) The Cold Conflict.
(b) The Russian Conflict.
(c) The Cold War.
(d) The Russian-American War.

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

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

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

8. What did President Eisenhower claim encouraged American military involvement around the globe?
(a) A "military financed by the people."
(b) A "military-industrial complex."
(c) A "military that cared about the nation."
(d) A "military formed by the different."

9. 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) Bed-In for Peace at Fairmont.
(c) The meeting of the Clergy and Laity Concerned.
(d) The UN Charter.

10. How many people were arrested during the demonstrations in Selma, Alabama?
(a) 1,000.
(b) 500.
(c) 3,000.
(d) 3.

11. Despite opposition, what two universities did President John F. Kennedy authorize federal marshals to accompany black students to registration?
(a) Universities of Mississippi and Alabama.
(b) Universities of Florida and Louisiana.
(c) Universities of Georgia and Ohio.
(d) Universities of North and South Carolina.

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

13. 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) September 15, 1963.
(d) October 17, 1960.

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

15. Why were Western nations uncomfortable with the USSR?
(a) Because it espoused communism.
(b) Because it still allowed slavery.
(c) Because it spoke out against the U.S.
(d) Because it allowed Africans to hold public offices.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?

2. What percentage of African Americans registered in Alabama voted in Alabama's Democratic Primary?

3. According to Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct," what were considered the religious parents of the African American culture?

4. What year was the Ebenezer Baptist church formed?

5. What quote from a civil rights hymn did President Johnson quote before a joint session of Congress in 1965?

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