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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. What does NUL stand for?
(a) National Uniform League.
(b) Ninth Unity League.
(c) Necessary Under Law.
(d) National Urban League.

2. Who were the primary people who led the movement exemplified by eating at lunch counters next to Caucasians?
(a) African American men.
(b) African American business-persons.
(c) African American women.
(d) African American college students.

3. What was the name of the first African American to challenge interstate travel bans?
(a) T. McCants Stewart.
(b) Emmett Till.
(c) Stokely Carmichael.
(d) Thurgood Marshall.

4. Who was the head of the Nation of Islam in 1960?
(a) Qubilah Shabazz.
(b) Louis Farrakhan.
(c) Malik Zulu Shabazz.
(d) Elijah Muhammad.

5. What group organized the first integrated group of interstate travelers?
(a) MIL.
(b) NAACP.
(c) CORE.
(d) NUL.

Short Answer Questions

1. Dr. King wanted to make sure that advocates of Black Consciousness did not associate racial pride with what?

2. According to Dr. King, during his first national address, why were inhabitants of the twentieth century privileged?

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

4. What was the date of Dr. King's first national address?

5. Less than a week after the Youth March for Integrated Schools, a black youth was lynched. What was the name of this black youth?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened on December 5, 1955?

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

3. 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?

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

5. 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?

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

7. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," there were eight descriptions of the "New Negro." What were three of the eight of the descriptions?

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

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

10. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what two fronts must the African American work on during the period of social change?

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