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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Robert C. Bedford?
(a) A black pastor at a white church.
(b) The director of a nearby white elementary school.
(c) The director of a nearby black elementary school.
(d) A white pastor at a black church.
2. Booker states that efforts to foster community support for his Tuskegee school are:
(a) Met with resistance.
(b) Taking up too much of his time.
3. As Washington's speaking engagements increase, he becomes aware that he carries a great burden because:
(a) His school's success depends on his fundraising ability.
(b) He represents all teachers across the nation.
(c) Many whites are waiting for him to misspeak.
(d) The ears of the entire world are listening.
4. Who becomes Tuskegee Institute's treasurer and substitute principal?
(a) George Campbell.
(b) Lewis Adams.
(c) Warren Logan.
(d) Jonathan Armstrong.
5. Regarding the people that Booker approaches to support Tuskegee Institute, he notes that:
(a) Few actually offer funds.
(b) Most consider him to be doing "our work."
(c) Most try to find a polite way to get out of helping.
(d) Most are uninterested.
6. As Booker prepares to speak at the expo in 1895, he feels the weight of responsibility because his audience consists of:
(a) Wealthy potential donors.
(b) Fellow educators.
(c) Politicians and other influential policy makers.
(d) Northerners, Southerners, blacks, and whites.
7. What does Booker say happens when a student defaces property at the Tuskegee school?
(a) The student must repair or pay for the damages.
(b) The student is expelled for a week.
(c) Another student chastises the action.
(d) Teachers lower the student's grade.
8. In the chapter "Raising Money," what is the outcome of the meeting Booker has with a man he had been told might be interested in donating to his school?
(a) The man cuts the meeting short and asks Booker to leave.
(b) The man does not make a donation.
(c) The man donates a large sum.
(d) The man explains he is no longer wealthy.
9. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?
(a) To continue his work at Tuskegee.
(b) They do not offer enough payment.
(c) He'd rather spend time researching better education methods.
(d) He does not trust their intentions.
10. When Booker travels by train and two women recognize him, they insist that he join them for dinner. Why does this worry him?
(a) He does not recognize them and wonders what they want.
(b) He does not want their husbands to become jealous.
(c) He expects to be confronted because he is a black man dining in the white section.
(d) He does not want his girlfriend to become jealous.
11. During his travels, what does Booker like to do on the train rides?
(a) Meet new people.
(c) Rehearse his speeches.
(d) Read and relax.
12. Why do members of the community buy the bricks made by Booker's students?
(a) The bricks aren't of the best quality, but they are inexpensive.
(b) The bricks are far superior to what local competitors make.
(c) They are quality bricks, and there is no nearby competition.
(d) The community tries to help the school in every way possible.
13. How does a mill owner help the Tuskegee Institute?
(a) Offering apprenticeships to several of the students.
(b) Providing lumber for a large central building.
(c) Making a very large monetary donation.
(d) Building new desks for the students.
14. What expo is Booker invited to speak at in September of 1895?
(a) The Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition.
(b) The International Northern States Exposition.
(c) The Boston World Exposition.
(d) The Alabama Agricultural and Industrial Exposition.
15. When asking for funds for his school from the wealthy, Booker notes that it's best to:
(a) Present facts about the school and not appear to beg.
(b) Try to make the donors feel guilty.
(c) Compliment the donors profusely.
(d) Speak loudly and quickly to generate excitement.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Booker speaks of the Christmas season, what is his complaint?
2. Who is Washington's third wife?
3. What does Booker state about the attitude of his Tuskegee students against manual labor?
4. How do the Tuskegee students treat Booker T. Washington?
5. Booker notes that giving the students a building project teaches them all aspects of construction and gives them:
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