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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does King think will win the National Baptist Conference elections?
(a) Mike King
(b) Vernon Johns
(c) Jesse Jackson
(d) James Taylor

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

3. Where is Medgar Evans shot?
(a) A restaurant
(b) Outside the White House
(c) On a bus
(d) His driveway

4. What does a man fracture when he falls over in a scuffle?
(a) His leg
(b) His arm
(c) His collar bone
(d) His skull

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

6. In what city does King gather thousands of dollars of donations?
(a) New York
(b) Chicago
(c) Los Angeles
(d) San Francisco

7. What do the police use on the students to keep them out of the downtown area?
(a) Machine guns
(b) Laughing gas
(c) Rabid dogs
(d) Fire hoses

8. What is Slater King's job?
(a) Judge
(b) Lawyer
(c) Builder
(d) Policeman

9. Who does the Judge tell Sam Block to stop working for?
(a) The SNCC
(b) The NCP
(c) The SAC
(d) The NAACP

10. Where do the Civil Rights leaders make their speeches in Washington?
(a) Outside the White House
(b) The Lincoln Memorial
(c) The Washington Memorial
(d) The Korean War Memorial

11. Which comedian join the marches in Greenwood?
(a) Richard Pryor
(b) Bill Crosby
(c) Dick Gregory
(d) Lenny Bruce

12. What does the SNCC organize a fundraiser to buy?
(a) Coffee
(b) Clothes
(c) Food
(d) Cigarettes

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

14. What does A New Orleans newspaper accuse O'Dell of being a member of?
(a) The Communist party
(b) The KKK
(c) The BNP
(d) The Nazi party

15. What do Kennedy and the heads of the Civil Rights groups create in New York?
(a) The Civil Rights Bill
(b) The Freedom Ride Project
(c) The Voter Education Project
(d) The Education for All Project

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the judge charge the sheriff with?

2. What is the name of King's lawyer?

3. What does Annell Ponder teach?

4. What is Moses struggling to find in this chapter?

5. What does King reveal a habit of keeping?

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