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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 month did Dr. King address the First Annual Institute on Non-Violence and Social Change?
2. What was the name of the high school that nine black children attended under surveillance of federal troops, in Arkansas?
(a) Triad High School.
(b) Central High School.
(c) Wesclin High School.
(d) Centralia West High School.
3. When did Dr. King celebrate his thirty-first (31) birthday?
(a) January 15, 1960.
(b) October 15, 1960.
(c) July 15, 1960.
(d) March 15, 1960.
4. What did Dr. King plead with Americans not to default upon during his "I Have A Dream" speech?
(a) Indebtedness to the spirit and principle of democracy.
(b) Completeness of pride and honor towards their nation.
(c) Promise to move forward with equality.
(d) Promise to form a better nation.
5. What laws did African American interstate travelers ignore during their public transportation across state lines?
(a) Jim Crow.
(b) Minority Travel Limitations.
(c) White Flight.
(d) Uncle Tom.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Dr. King, during his first national address, why were inhabitants of the twentieth century privileged?
2. From whom did Dr. King say he learned about nonviolent resistance?
3. What position did Dr. King, while thirty-one, accept at a Baptist church?
4. Dr. King reached out to his extensive religious contacts, including the National Baptist Convention, to organize what conference?
5. Who were the primary people who led the movement exemplified by eating at lunch counters next to Caucasians?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," how are the extreme race relations of the South explained?
2. When Rosa Parks was asked why she did not move from her seat on the bus, what did she answer?
3. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," there were eight descriptions of the "New Negro." What were three of the eight of the descriptions?
4. 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?
5. What was ironic about King's entry into the Crozer Theological Seminary in September of 1948?
6. 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?
7. 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?
8. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what were the problems associated with the shift from rural to urban life for African Americans?
9. What were the three reasons that blacks gave when asked why they did not expect the Montgomery Bus Boycott to succeed?
10. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did the march demonstrate to him?
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