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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. During what years did participation by African American churches in American public life surge?
(a) 1950-1960.
(b) 1930-1940.
(c) 1940-1950.
(d) 1960-1970.

2. What famous black child psychologist embraced the liberal idea that where there is no equal opportunity to succeed there can be no social equality?
(a) Dr. Joseph M. Dryers.
(b) Dr. Terrance P. Patrick.
(c) Dr. Daniel N. Meyers.
(d) Dr. Kenneth B. Clark.

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

4. When was the first march supporting racial desegregation held in Washington, D.C.?
(a) October 25, 1958.
(b) October 25, 1955.
(c) December 5, 1957.
(d) December 5, 1955.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. On what date did the head of the Nation of Islam call upon African Americans to form a state of their own?

2. What are attempts to attack laws and customs that prohibited African Americans from eating at lunch counters next to Caucasians called?

3. Why were organizations such as NAACP and the NUL formed?

4. Who was the first black student to graduate from the high school in Arkansas on May 27, 1958?

5. What position did Dr. King, while thirty-one, accept at a Baptist church?

Short Essay Questions

1. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," why did the young blacks need to begin to look at their future in a different light?

2. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what were some of the factors that led to a new sense of self-respect on the part of the African American?

3. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what were second-class methods?

4. What happened on December 1, 1955, to initiate the forward movement of the Civil Rights Movement?

5. 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?

6. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what would have happened in the United States if the country were to gain three million "southern Negro" votes?

7. What was ironic about King's entry into the Crozer Theological Seminary in September of 1948?

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

9. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," why had some African Americans become cynical and disillusioned?

10. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what is the primary reason for bringing an end to racial discrimination?

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