1. How many blacks is W. E. B. DuBois accounting for in The Souls of Black Folk?
(a) 10 million.
(b) 1 million.
2. What is the central problem DuBois addresses?
3. How does DuBois characterize life as a black man in America?
(a) He says that he is superfluous.
(b) He says that he is invisible.
(c) He says that life does not know him.
(d) He says that he lives within the Veil.
4. What is the water crying for, in the poem that opens Chapter 1?
5. What question does DuBois say people do not talk about?
(a) The right of blacks to vote.
(b) America’s foreign policy.
(c) The Negro Problem.
(d) The price of cotton.
6. Where did DuBois says that he learned that he was black?
(a) In the womb.
(b) In his house.
(c) In the crib.
(d) In school.
7. What was DuBois’ solution to feeling isolated by his race?
(a) To suck up to people.
(b) To make new friends.
(c) To isolate himself socially.
(d) To beat his classmates.
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