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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. Where was Martin Luther King, Jr., ordained to the Christian ministry?
(a) Morningside Baptist Church.
(b) First Baptist Church of Montgomery.
(c) South Baptist Church.
(d) Ebenezer Baptist Church.

2. What was James Farmer's position with CORE?
(a) National Director.
(b) Vice President.
(c) Regional Supervisor.
(d) Account Manager.

3. What were the nicknames of the African Americans who traveled from state to state even though they were prohibited from doing so because of white co-passengers?
(a) Freedom Challengers.
(b) Freedom Riders.
(c) Challengers.
(d) Riders.

4. Why were organizations such as NAACP and the NUL formed?
(a) To form violent organizations legally.
(b) To form anti-government organizations.
(c) To make people angry.
(d) To resist Jim Crow laws.

5. What happened to Dr. King as he was signing books on September 20, 1958?
(a) He was shot.
(b) He was punched.
(c) He was verbally assaulted.
(d) He was stabbed.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was Martin Luther King, Jr., when Gandhi was assassinated?

2. What group organized the first integrated group of interstate travelers?

3. How many student demonstrators were arrested in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 27, 1960?

4. What president announced the use of federal troops to escort nine children to high school in Arkansas?

5. What staff member from the SCLC helped young people from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to think for themselves?

Short Essay Questions

1. According to the summary in Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct," what was the importance of the black church in the African American culture?

2. In Chapter 4: "My Trip To the Land of Gandhi," Martin Luther King, Jr., described his fascination for India. Why did King hold a fascination for India?

3. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what would "this generation" not take?

4. What did King, in his speech "A Time to Break Silence," claim the Vietnamese watched Americans do during the Vietnam War?

5. In King's speech "Where Do We Go From Here?", what did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim was the creed of the Negro's self-affirmation?

6. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," what would it take for the "master race" to civilize African Americans "to a degree"?

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

8. 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?

9. In King's speech "Where Do We Go From Here?," what did King mean by "as long as a mind is enslaved, the body can never be free"?

10. According to King's speech "I Have A Dream," the song "America" needed to be sung, and believed, by all that sang it. Name three things that King wanted freedom to ring from.

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