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. Which country's prime minister sends an official protest at the use of fire hoses?
(a) Switerland
(b) Uganda
(c) Britain
(d) Japan

2. What does Annell Ponder teach?
(a) Maths
(b) German
(c) Biology
(d) Literacy

3. Where does Kennedy meet the heads of the Civil Rights groups?
(a) San Francisco
(b) Chicago
(c) New York
(d) Los Angeles

4. What takes place in October of 1962?
(a) The Los Angeles Riots
(b) The Cuban Missile Crisis
(c) Presidential Elections
(d) The Harlem Riots

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

6. What is Jack O'Dell the director of?
(a) The Civil Rights Division
(b) Direct mail operations
(c) Voter registration
(d) Freedom Ride operations

7. Where does Anderson call a meeting for Albany Movement supporters?
(a) His house
(b) A town hall
(c) A forest
(d) A church

8. Who does the Chamber of Congress President in Birmingham want to get rid of?
(a) The mayor
(b) The governor
(c) The police commissioner
(d) The sheriff

9. Who did the government hire a hitman to kill?
(a) Castro
(b) Malcolm X
(c) King
(d) Khruschev

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

11. What was Guy Carawan arrested for trying to enter?
(a) The White House
(b) A town hall
(c) Congress
(d) A church

12. What is C.B King's job?
(a) Lawyer
(b) Policeman
(c) Real estate broker
(d) Judge

13. What does Hoover use to justify investigating King?
(a) The Missile Crisis
(b) The Vietnam War
(c) The Korean War
(d) O'Dell's Communist affiliations

14. Where is Seigenthaler when Kennedy calls him?
(a) Work
(b) Hospital
(c) Jail
(d) Church

15. What celebrity lends his name to a fundraiser in this chapter?
(a) Miles Davis
(b) Louis Armstrong
(c) Dean Martin
(d) Sammy Davis

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Kennedy want to register in the South?

2. What charges do the FBI investigate in this chapter?

3. Who does Moses use his one phone call to call?

4. What position does Jackson remove King from?

5. What does King ask people to do for those Negroes who have yet to learn the non-violent ways?

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