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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What expo is Booker invited to speak at in September of 1895?
(a) The Boston World Exposition.
(b) The International Northern States Exposition.
(c) The Alabama Agricultural and Industrial Exposition.
(d) The Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition.
2. Washington tells potential donors that money donated for a specific building at Tuskegee secures materials and:
(a) Pays for the labor involved.
(b) Directly impacts the education of the students.
(c) Buys furnishings.
(d) Builds the future of America.
3. What does Booker feel should determine the right to vote?
(a) Being born in the U.S.
(b) An eligibility test for both races.
(c) The ability to read.
(d) Age alone.
4. With a working kiln, Booker and his students make bricks for their school and for what other purpose?
(a) To sell to the community.
(b) For a community center.
(c) To build a homeless shelter.
(d) For a hurricane shelter.
5. In "Raising Money," although Washington's meeting with a potential donor for his school doesn't go quite as expected, what happens years later?
(a) The man decides to become a teacher at the school.
(b) The man sends ten thousand dollars to the school.
(c) The man visits the school and apologizes for not helping.
(d) The man sends one thousand dollars to the school.
6. Who is Booker's second wife?
(a) Miss Ruthie.
(b) Miss Jefferson.
(c) Miss Davidson.
(d) Miss Mackie.
7. After traveling two thousand miles to give his five-minute speech, what does Booker do?
(a) Attends a dinner event.
(b) Returns home.
(c) Takes a train back to Boston.
(d) Spends time sightseeing.
8. 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) Fellow educators.
(d) Northerners, Southerners, blacks, and whites.
9. What does Booker say about the way that Southerners treat him?
(a) They never insult him.
(b) They are indifferent to him.
(c) They treat him poorly.
(d) They treat him like royalty.
10. What does Booker say about calm, self-possessed people?
(a) They lack drive.
(b) They make the best teachers.
(c) They make good parents.
(d) They are the most successful.
11. What does General Armstrong loan to the Tuskegee Institute?
(a) His maps and globes.
(b) His guesthouse.
(c) His book collection.
(d) His personal savings.
12. Booker remarks that too many people use the Christmas season as:
(a) A holiday for bribing teachers with gifts.
(b) A time to complain to relatives and employers.
(c) An excuse to ignore work and drink excessively.
(d) A time to overindulge in rich foods.
13. Why do members of the community buy the bricks made by Booker's students?
(a) They are quality bricks, and there is no nearby competition.
(b) The bricks aren't of the best quality, but they are inexpensive.
(c) The bricks are far superior to what local competitors make.
(d) The community tries to help the school in every way possible.
14. Does General Armstrong teach at Tuskegee?
(a) Yes, full-time.
(b) No, but he heads a building project.
(c) Yes, part-time.
(d) No, he's at Hampton.
15. Who becomes Tuskegee Institute's treasurer and substitute principal?
(a) George Campbell.
(b) Jonathan Armstrong.
(c) Warren Logan.
(d) Lewis Adams.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Booker goes to the smoking car of a train after dining with two women, what happens?
2. At his speaking engagement at the expo in 1895, Booker is:
3. In Europe, what observation does Booker make about Holland?
4. When asking for funds for his school from the wealthy, Booker notes that it's best to:
5. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?
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