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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Booker states that efforts to foster community support for his Tuskegee school are:
(a) Taking up too much of his time.
(b) Met with resistance.
2. What do Booker and his students discover when they first try to make bricks?
(a) They don't have the right materials.
(b) It's not easy.
(c) It's easier than it looks.
(d) It's terribly time-consuming and boring.
3. Booker points out that those who can't offer his Tuskegee school monetary donations instead offer:
(a) Family heirlooms.
(c) Their time.
(d) Home-cooked meals.
4. What does Booker state about the attitude of his Tuskegee students against manual labor?
(a) It is counterproductive.
(b) It begins to change.
(c) It doesn't change at all.
(d) It is perfectly understandable.
5. Who becomes Tuskegee Institute's treasurer and substitute principal?
(a) Jonathan Armstrong.
(b) Lewis Adams.
(c) Warren Logan.
(d) George Campbell.
6. What do donors and supporters of Tuskegee thank Washington for?
(a) A chance to visit the school.
(b) His willingness to do everything humanly possible for his students.
(c) The opportunity to support a worthy cause.
(d) His dedication to teaching.
7. 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) Politicians and other influential policy makers.
(c) Northerners, Southerners, blacks, and whites.
(d) Fellow educators.
8. Does General Armstrong teach at Tuskegee?
(a) No, but he heads a building project.
(b) Yes, full-time.
(c) No, he's at Hampton.
(d) Yes, part-time.
9. Booker is invited to serve on what kind of board?
(a) An educational juror's board.
(b) A teacher's rights board.
(c) An equal rights board.
(d) An educational advancement board.
10. Who does Booker visit with while traveling in Europe?
(a) The King of Spain.
(b) The Queen of England.
(c) Mark Twain and Susan B. Anthony.
(d) Thomas Edison and Marie Curie.
11. As Washington's speaking engagements increase, he becomes aware that he carries a great burden because:
(a) Many whites are waiting for him to misspeak.
(b) His school's success depends on his fundraising ability.
(c) He represents all teachers across the nation.
(d) The ears of the entire world are listening.
12. What does Booker T. Washington say that General Armstrong teaches him about racial prejudice?
(a) It's a waste of time and energy.
(b) It's a sin.
(c) With much effort, it can be overcome.
(d) It's unavoidable.
13. How does Robert Bedford become involved with Tuskegee Institute?
(a) As the school's chaplain.
(b) As a teacher.
(c) As a school trustee.
(d) As its assistant principal.
14. When Booker is asked how his school can succeed with him gone so much, what does he reply?
(a) The school is organized such that others can take over aspects of the operation in his absence.
(b) He leaves precise, detailed instructions for the teachers and administrators.
(c) The school can't succeed if nobody goes out to talk about it and generate support.
(d) The students are industrious and can take care of themselves.
15. Why do members of the community buy the bricks made by Booker's students?
(a) The community tries to help the school in every way possible.
(b) They are quality bricks, and there is no nearby competition.
(c) The bricks aren't of the best quality, but they are inexpensive.
(d) The bricks are far superior to what local competitors make.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Booker say about calm, self-possessed people?
2. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?
3. Washington tells potential donors that money donated for a specific building at Tuskegee secures materials and:
4. Who is Booker's second wife?
5. Booker notes that when it comes to giving money to his Tuskegee school, some people:
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