Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does King reveal a habit of keeping?
(a) A mistress
(b) A rank of cars
(c) Money
(d) Drugs

2. At what college does King take a temporary position?
(a) Princeton
(b) Mississippi
(c) Morehouse
(d) Georgia

3. Why did Hoover and Kennedy never get along?
(a) Hoover thought he was superior
(b) Hoover was a Communist
(c) Hoover was a racist
(d) Kennedy thought he was superior

4. What position does Jackson remove King from?
(a) Vice President of the Sunday School Board
(b) President of the SNCC
(c) Preacher at the Dexter Church
(d) Vice President of NAACP

5. What have the authorities closed in Birmingham?
(a) Restaurants
(b) City Parks
(c) Schools
(d) Universities

6. What does Bull Connors fire at the church congregation?
(a) Monitor guns
(b) Shot guns
(c) Ray guns
(d) Fire guns

7. What do a group of people form at Slater King's house?
(a) The Albany Movement
(b) The Freedom Movement
(c) The Peace Movement
(d) The Gandhi Gang

8. What is the name of King's lawyer?
(a) Hunter Davis
(b) James Evans
(c) Paul Loretti
(d) David Regan

9. Who warns Moses to get out of the county?
(a) The sheriff
(b) The mayor
(c) Robert Kennedy
(d) Martin Luther King

10. What did the police bring out when they decided the hoses were not enough?
(a) K-9 units
(b) Machine gunners
(c) Tanks
(d) Monitor guns

11. Where does King write his speech for the Washington march?
(a) A church
(b) A meadow
(c) His hotel room
(d) The White House

12. What reason does the sheriff give for shooting the black man?
(a) Accidental
(b) Self defense
(c) Hate
(d) Temporary insanity

13. What newspaper was the reporter in the church in Mississippi from?
(a) The KKK Observer
(b) The San Francisco Chronicle
(c) The New York Times
(d) The Jackson Packet

14. What do Washington officials ban shops from selling before the march?
(a) Liquor
(b) Guns
(c) Medicine
(d) Fireworks

15. Who does Hoover warn Kennedy to stay away from?
(a) Marilyn Monroe
(b) Sammy Davis Jr
(c) Martin Luther King
(d) Frank Sinatra

Short Answer Questions

1. What is C.B King's job?

2. What does Kennedy want the Freedom Riders to do?

3. Who does the Judge tell Sam Block to stop working for?

4. What does a restaurant owner set off in Sam Block's face?

5. What is Jack O'Dell the director of?

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