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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What figure cited in "Liberty Needs Glasses" is also known as Geronimo ji-Jaga?
(a) Prince Geronimo.
(b) Geronimo Davis.
(c) Geronimo Pratt.
(d) Geronimo Jones.

2. George Jackson was co-founder of what prison gang?
(a) The Black Curtain.
(b) The Black Guerrilla Family.
(c) The Black Panthers.
(d) The Black Aces.

3. To whom is the poem "A River That Flows Forever" dedicated?
(a) "Mother."
(b) "Brother."
(c) "Lover."
(d) "Sister."

4. When did Ronald Reagan begin his term as U.S. President?
(a) 1973.
(b) 1981.
(c) 1977.
(d) 1985.

5. Where does "the trees that grow against all odds" blossom in "Family Tree"?
(a) "In darkness."
(b) "In the desert."
(c) "In space."
(d) "Underwater."

6. How old does the poet write he is in "Or My Soul"?
(a) 21.
(b) 18.
(c) 16.
(d) 22.

7. The poet writes in "Or My Soul" that he's in a country with no what?
(a) Army.
(b) Flag.
(c) Path.
(d) Borders.

8. The poet claims in "Government Assistance or My Soul" that he would "go hungry and homeless" before what?
(a) "The American Government gets my soul."
(b) "Filling out all the paperwork."
(c) "Eating bad food."
(d) "Taking handouts."

9. What is the first line of the only untitled poem in Section 3?
(a) "Strength is overcome by weakness."
(b) "Joy is overcome by Pain."
(c) "And Love-it remains the same"
(d) "The night is overcome by Brightness."

10. "Government Assistance or My Soul" describes what animal imagery?
(a) A panther.
(b) A lion.
(c) A cheetah.
(d) A jaguar.

11. What is the last line of "Tears of a Teenage Mother"?
(a) "I'm all alone."
(b) "Why o why."
(c) "The daddy just ran out the Door."
(d) "The crying doesn't stop."

12. The poet writes in "For Mrs. Hawkins," "I'm not out 2 offend the positive souls / only the racist dogs who" what?
(a) "Kill 4 fun."
(b) "Killed U inside."
(c) "Lied 2 me."
(d) "Created sorrow 4 U."

13. What was a system of legal racial segregation enforced by the National Party government of South Africa between 1948 and 1994?
(a) The Colored Barrier.
(b) Apartheid.
(c) Prejudice.
(d) The Black White Divide.

14. "Or My Soul" is dedicated to whom?
(a) "Aunts."
(b) "Dads."
(c) "Uncles."
(d) "Moms."

15. Oliver North was involved in what political scandal?
(a) The Vietnam war.
(b) Iran-Contra Affair.
(c) Watergate.
(d) The Kennedy assassination.

Short Answer Questions

1. What autobiography did Huey Newton write?

2. When did Nelson Mandela serve as the President of South Africa?

3. Who was Geronimo ji-Jaga convicted of to kidnapping and murdering?

4. For whom is "Just a Breath of Freedom" written?

5. In "Government Assistance or My Soul," the poet writes that "All unemployed aren't" what?

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