Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare Test | Final Test - Easy

James H. Cone
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Malcolm believe was responsible for the conspiracy to oust him from the Black Muslim movement?
(a) The American government.
(b) Wallace-Elijah's son.
(c) Chicago officials of the Black Muslim movement.
(d) Muhammad.

2. Who was the founder of the Nation of Islam?
(a) Malcolm Little.
(b) Elijah Muhammad.
(c) Wallace D. Ford.
(d) Elijah Ford Little.

3. What did Cone say was a "danger that pervades the leadership expectations of the African-American community"?
(a) The "Messiah complex".
(b) The "Destiny plan".
(c) The "Napoleon complex".
(d) The "Prophet complex".

4. What did the many who saw Malcolm as an advocate of violence and hate fail to acknowledge?
(a) His biblically based teachings.
(b) His religious commitment.
(c) His power and importance.
(d) His loyalty to America.

5. Who made the following statement found in Chapter 10: "The Negro in this country...has never been able to be a man"?
(a) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(b) Malcolm.
(c) Abraham Lincoln.
(d) Elijah Muhammad.

6. Who made the following statement: "Yes, I am personally the victim of deferred dreams, of blasted hopes"?
(a) Malcolm X.
(b) Elijah Muhammad.
(c) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(d) Rosa Parks.

7. What did Malcolm claim people needed in order to "go[ing] anywhere in this world"?
(a) Power.
(b) Faith.
(c) Education.
(d) Equality.

8. Who did Malcolm claim God had "raised the one to warn white America" in many of his speeches?
(a) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(b) Elijah Muhammad.
(c) Himself.
(d) The black initiative.

9. What did Cone say were the "outward signs of an inward transformation"? (Chapter 11)
(a) Gospel and religious practice.
(b) Traditional robings.
(c) Afros and dashikis.
(d) Braiding and naturalism.

10. According to Cone, what did Malcolm alienate in Chapter 6?
(a) Faith.
(b) Christianity.
(c) Promise.
(d) America.

11. Malcolm's comment on which assassination caused his break from the Nation of Islam?
(a) Martin Luther King, Jr.'s.
(b) Patrice Lumumba's.
(c) Lincoln's.
(d) Kennedy's.

12. What title did Muhammad bestow on Malcolm in 1963?
(a) "Prophet."
(b) "National Minister."
(c) "Commander."
(d) "Messenger."

13. What was considered Malcolm's most repeated and controversial claim?
(a) "White America will pay!"
(b) "White America is doomed!"
(c) "White America lied!"
(d) "White America will fall!"

14. According to Malcolm in an address to African-Americans, "All of us are black first" and what second?
(a) Everything else.
(b) American.
(c) Men.
(d) Human beings.

15. According to King, what happened when he watched Malcolm on television? (Chapter 9)
(a) He would turn off the television.
(b) He would fail to see his point.
(c) He would get a twinge of hate.
(d) He would fail to identify with him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What two people's ideas did King infuse in regard to nonviolence and spirituality? (Chapter 9)

2. Who made the following statement found in Chapter 10: "You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is be an intelligent human being"?

3. What did Malcolm call the black leaders that accepted financial support from liberal whites?

4. What was the "most important similarity between Martin and Malcolm"?

5. Where did Malcolm claim his view of women came from? (Chapter 10)

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