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

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

2. What does the judge charge the sheriff with?
(a) Assault
(b) Breach of peace
(c) Perjury
(d) Drug possession

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

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

5. What kind of animal attacks Moses?
(a) A bear
(b) A cat
(c) A dog
(d) A cougar

Short Answer Questions

1. Which comedian join the marches in Greenwood?

2. Who does King think will win the National Baptist Conference elections?

3. Whose phone does Hoover bug in this chapter?

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

5. Where is Seigenthaler when Kennedy calls him?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do the Freedom Riders anger Kennedy in Chapter 12?

2. How does Hoover keep an eye on King in this chapter?

3. How does Kennedy create the Voter Education Project?

4. How do the Freedom Riders enrage the Albany sheriff?

5. What problems does Moses have in Mississippi?

6. Why is the Washington march so important to the movement?

7. What does the New Orleans article accuse O'Dell of?

8. Why does Hoover want Kennedy to keep away from Frank Sinatra?

9. What changes does Megdar Evans try to implement in Jackson, Mississippi?

10. Why does King snub Kennedy?

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