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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. Where was the author going when he crossed Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and the policeman made a racial slur toward him in "Down at the Cross"?
(a) To a Broadway performance.
(b) To his high school.
(c) To the 42nd Street Library.
(d) To the Institute.

2. Of the girls in Harlem going through adolescence, the author says in "Down at the Cross," "They understood that they must act as God's" what?
(a) "Decoys."
(b) "Love."
(c) "Angels."
(d) "Watchmen."

3. The author states in the beginning of "Down at the Cross" that he believed that God and what were synonymous?
(a) Faith.
(b) Purity.
(c) Salvation.
(d) Safety.

4. On what day of the week does the author describe visiting Elijah Muhammad in "Down at the Cross"?
(a) Sunday.
(b) Friday.
(c) Monday.
(d) Thursday.

5. What does the word "bulwark" mean in "Down at the Cross"?
(a) A chain.
(b) A fencing sword.
(c) A defensive wall.
(d) A rope attached to a roof.

Short Answer Questions

1. How late was the author when he arrived for dinner at Elijah Muhammad's home?

2. Who founded the Nation of Islam?

3. How does the author describe female segregated restrooms in "Down at the Cross"?

4. What author does the narrator describe beginning to read when he began losing his faith in "Down at the Cross"?

5. After the confrontation at the bar, the author says that one of his companions, a Korean War veteran, said that the bar had been the white man's fight too. How did the white man respond?

Short Essay Questions

1. How would you describe the author's sense of anger in the beginning of "Down at the Cross"?

2. How does the author describe the racial perspectives in the Nation of Islam's belief system?

3. What differences does the author point out between Christianity and Islam in the second section of "Down at the Cross"?

4. How does the author compare his involvement in ministry with the thugs on the Avenue in "Down at the Cross"?

5. In the second section of "Down at the Cross," the author points out many reasons that American society is not healed in relation to race. How does he propose it might become healed?

6. How does the author describe the setting of Elijah Muhammad's home in "Down at the Cross"?

7. What causes the author irritation during his dinner at Elijah Muhammad's home?

8. What does the author describe discussing with his driver after leaving Elijah Muhammad's home in "Down at the Cross"?

9. What parallels does the author draw between Christianity and Islam in "Down at the Cross"?

10. How would you describe the tone in the second section of "Down at the Cross"? How has the author's perspective changed?

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