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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, Jewels Brought from Bondage, Black Music and the Politics of Authenticity.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What function does the first chapter serve?
(a) Humorous analogy.
(b) Anecdotal introduction.
(c) Conceptual background.
(d) Historical perspective.
2. What cultural work does Gilroy say music has performed?
(a) Assuaging political unrest.
(b) Keeping the terror of slavery alive.
(c) Articulating political unrest.
(d) Numbing people to modern atrocities.
3. What idea does Gilroy say black consciousness forces us to revise?
(a) The idea of equality between workers, men and women, and the races.
(b) The idea of the cultural center and the periphery.
(c) The idea that capitalism brings progress wherever it goes.
(d) The idea of inalienable rights.
4. What has been superseded by economic, social and cultural forces, according to Gilroy?
(b) The nation-state.
5. What does Gilroy say about the realities of black experiences on both sides of the Atlantic?
(a) They are not well theorized.
(b) They are centered on the experience of the exploitations of capitalism.
(c) They do not fit into neat categories.
(d) They are unified around the experience of slavery.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is this idea insufficient to modern reality, according to Gilroy?
2. What does the black person's perpetual searching indicate to Gilroy?
3. Who was Martin Robison Delany?
4. How does Gilroy characterize modern subjectivity?
5. What does Gilroy say about music's status in culture?
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