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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 did Dr. King accept his Nobel Peace Prize?
(a) Halmstad, Sweden.
(b) Madrid, Spain.
(c) Paris, France.
(d) Oslo, Norway.
2. How many people were arrested during the demonstrations in Selma, Alabama?
3. Despite opposition, what two universities did President John F. Kennedy authorize federal marshals to accompany black students to registration?
(a) Universities of North and South Carolina.
(b) Universities of Mississippi and Alabama.
(c) Universities of Florida and Louisiana.
(d) Universities of Georgia and Ohio.
4. What church was bombed that led Dr. King to deliver a sermon at the funeral of the little girls killed during the bombing?
(a) First Baptist Church of Montgomery.
(b) First Baptist Church.
(c) 16th Street Baptist Church.
(d) Southern Baptist Church of Virginia.
5. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what is the "nettlesome task of Negros" today?
(a) How to tell their story.
(b) How to organize their strength.
(c) How to prove that there is a need for change.
(d) How to show their importance.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what city did Dr. King deliver his last sermon?
2. In 1964, what party was refused a seat by the Democratic National Convention?
3. According to Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct," what were considered the religious parents of the African American culture?
4. Who published Dr. King's book Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?
5. In what year was Dr. King's book Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community published?
Short Essay Questions
1. In King's speech "Where Do We Go From Here?", why did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim that the Negro had been "confined to the life of voicelessness and powerlessness"?
2. 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.
3. What prompted the Nobel Peace Prize committee to search for the "greatest apostle of peace" in 1964?
4. What did King, in his speech "A Time to Break Silence," claim the Vietnamese watched Americans do during the Vietnam War?
5. What did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim to be ironic about America's tension with the National Liberation Front?
6. In King's speech "Black Power Defined," King declared that the "economic highway to power has few entry lanes for Negroes." How did he explain the meaning behind this statement?
7. During the delivery of King's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in 1964, what were three of the eight "beliefs" King spoke of?
8. In 1967, as summarized in the introduction of Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here?," Martin Luther King, Jr., felt caught between two distinct groups for very different reasons. Who did King feel caught between and why?
9. During the delivery of King's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in 1964, he declared some "refusals." What were the two refusals that King put forth during his speech?
10. According to King's speech "I Have A Dream," who should be able to allow freedom to ring? Who did King include when he named the groups that should be allowed to "let freedom ring"?
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