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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what date did Dr. King submit his resignation as pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church?
(a) November 29, 1959.
(b) April 19, 1957.
(c) December 5, 1955.
(d) October 19, 1958.

2. How long did it take for Dr. King's address to students at Berkeley (1957) to be published?
(a) One month.
(b) Two years.
(c) One week.
(d) One year.

3. What two organizations denounced violent actions relating to desegregation acts?
(a) NAACP and BCA.
(b) MIA and BCA.
(c) SCLC and MIA.
(d) NAACP and SCLC.

4. Dr. King wanted to make sure that advocates of Black Consciousness did not associate racial pride with what?
(a) Racial isolationism.
(b) Racial discrimination.
(c) Racial neglect.
(d) Racial stereotypes.

5. What two organizations invited Dr. King to speak at the University of California at Berkeley on June 4, 1957?
(a) NAACP.
(b) MIA.
(c) YMCA and YWCA.
(d) NUL.

Short Answer Questions

1. What city was the home to the beginning of the movement exemplified by eating at lunch counters next to Caucasians when it began February 1, 1960?

2. What did Dr. King plead with Americans not to default upon during his "I Have A Dream" speech?

3. What was the name of the high school that nine black children attended under surveillance of federal troops, in Arkansas?

4. Where was Martin Luther King, Jr., ordained to the Christian ministry?

5. On what date did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus?

Short Essay Questions

1. What were the reasons that King's trip to India kept getting put off?

2. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," why was it difficult for young people to realize the effectiveness of nonviolence in the Civil Rights Movement?

3. When Rosa Parks was asked why she did not move from her seat on the bus, what did she answer?

4. What were the three reasons that blacks gave when asked why they did not expect the Montgomery Bus Boycott to succeed?

5. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," what were blacks asking for as part of the "southern pattern"?

6. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," why did many black men lose their self-respect?

7. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did the march demonstrate to him?

8. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," how did the African American's awareness of the struggle for freedom in a worldwide realm help to account for a new sense of dignity?

9. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did the denial of the right to vote do to African Americans?

10. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did King describe as "the face of the future"?

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