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Multiple Choice Questions
1. King noted that one of life's great agonies is when we attempt to finish what?
(a) That which is a tremendous goal.
(b) That which is unfinishable.
(c) That which is yet but a dream.
(d) That which will take until time's end.
2. Why did King maintain that those who set bombs on 11 May 1963 had selected a night and time during which customers were leaving closing bars in a black neighborhood?
(a) To instigate most fear.
(b) To achieve the most death and injury.
(c) To stir rioting.
(d) To cause greatest disorder.
3. On 10 January 1966, King backed which Georgia state Senator-elect's right to oppose the Vietnam War?
(a) Ross Barnett.
(b) Julian Bond.
(c) Orzell Billingsley.
(d) Henry Ward Beecher.
4. King argued that the members of which religious faith must be committed to providing aid to the poor?
(a) All faiths and agnostics.
(c) All faiths.
5. When did the leader of SNCC ignite controversy when he used the Black Power slogan?
(a) On 14 July 1966.
(b) On 16 June 1966.
(c) On 10 September 1966.
(d) On 12 August 1966.
Short Answer Questions
1. What valediction did King use to conclude his letter?
2. What speech did King deliver on the morning of 28 August 1963?
3. King said one had to get one's heart right with God, and while not having attained the highest peak or realized all one's dreams, he did what?
4. What phrase did King use to describe the approach the black community would follow in its pursuit of the Poor People's Campaign?
5. An integrated dinner on 27 January 1965 that honored King was held where?
Short Essay Questions
1. What transpired in the SCLC headquarters when it was learned that James Meredith had been shot?
2. What was King's opinion about frustration and aggression?
3. What did King indicate he recalled saying in his letter from the Birmingham Jail?
4. How did King describe his experience in Birmingham?
5. In his letter from the Birmingham Jail, how did King address the eight ministers who questioned direct action?
6. How did King view Birmingham, Alabama?
7. How did King describe Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth?
8. What prompted King to visit Watts immediately following the riots despite being warned not to go there?
9. What did King stipulate about being jailed in Selma, Alabama?
10. What were points King stipulated as to why he opposed the war in Vietnam?
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