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

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

3. When did Dr. King deliver his last SCLC presidential address?
(a) December 5, 1967.
(b) October 28, 1975.
(c) August 16, 1967.
(d) January 1, 1970.

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

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

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

7. 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) Kennedy's.
(b) Nixon's.
(c) Johnson's.
(d) Eisenhower's.

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

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

10. What national convention did Reverend A.D. Williams, Martin Luther King, Sr.'s, maternal grandfather, found?
(a) National Pastoral Convention.
(b) National African American Convention.
(c) National Religious Convention.
(d) National Baptist Convention.

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

12. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what is the goal of a relationship with the government for African Americans?
(a) Having the government see African Americans as inarguably equal.
(b) To chastise the government into helping them.
(c) To stop the unnecessary deaths of African Americans.
(d) The government finding it unwise and prudent to collaborate with African Americans.

13. What two cities had riots erupt on July 18, 1964?
(a) New York City and Charleston.
(b) Memphis and Birmingham.
(c) Dallas and St. Louis.
(d) Harlem and Brooklyn.

14. What did Dr. King's article from Chapter 17: "Black Power Defined" discuss?
(a) African American men and their role in the family.
(b) African American nationalism being embraced by the black community.
(c) African Americans in the war.
(d) African Americans' need to vote.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. On what date did Dr. King give the sermon from Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct" at Ebenezer Baptist Church?

2. Who published Dr. King's book Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?

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

4. What memorial was the background for Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech?

5. How many people attended Dr. King's first anti-war demonstration?

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