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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Booker feel should determine the right to vote?
(a) Being born in the U.S.
(b) The ability to read.
(c) An eligibility test for both races.
(d) Age alone.
2. Booker notes that when it comes to giving money to his Tuskegee school, some people:
(a) Give more often and more generously.
(b) Give more than they can possibly afford.
(c) Would rather spend it on their families.
(d) Bring meals instead.
3. What does Booker state about the attitude of his Tuskegee students against manual labor?
(a) It doesn't change at all.
(b) It is perfectly understandable.
(c) It is counterproductive.
(d) It begins to change.
4. What happens when Booker and his students try to construct a kiln for baking bricks?
(a) They fail once, and then get experts to construct the kiln.
(b) They fail in their first four attempts.
(c) Two students are seriously injured.
(d) It works perfectly the first time.
5. What are the names of Booker's two sons?
(a) Booker and Ernest.
(b) Jonathan and Edward.
(c) Lewis and Edison.
(d) Elias and Jacob.
6. 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.
7. What does Booker say about his school's treasurer?
(a) He is the most qualified man for the job due to his banking background.
(b) He is never discouraged and believes in the success of the school.
(c) He was under suspicion for a time when funds went missing.
(d) He regularly finds innovative ways to raise money for the school.
8. When Booker goes to the smoking car of a train after dining with two women, what happens?
(a) He is greeted politely and left alone.
(b) Everyone in the smoking car walks out.
(c) He is asked to leave.
(d) Everyone greets him and talks to him about his work.
9. Regarding the people that Booker approaches to support Tuskegee Institute, he notes that:
(a) Most try to find a polite way to get out of helping.
(b) Most are uninterested.
(c) Most consider him to be doing "our work."
(d) Few actually offer funds.
10. Who becomes Tuskegee Institute's treasurer and substitute principal?
(a) Jonathan Armstrong.
(b) Warren Logan.
(c) George Campbell.
(d) Lewis Adams.
11. During the time that a new boarding program is being developed at Tuskegee Institute, challenges include:
(a) A shortage of building supplies.
(b) Almost burning down the school.
(c) Having nowhere to cook and no dining hall.
(d) A strike by the school's teachers.
12. Who is Robert C. Bedford?
(a) The director of a nearby black elementary school.
(b) A black pastor at a white church.
(c) The director of a nearby white elementary school.
(d) A white pastor at a black church.
13. What happens to Booker's second wife?
(a) She drowns.
(b) She dies young.
(c) She is kidnapped.
(d) She leaves him.
14. When Booker is schedule to speak in Boston, he's also invited to speak where?
(a) In Tuskegee.
(b) In Detroit.
(c) In his hometown.
(d) In the South.
15. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?
(a) They do not offer enough payment.
(b) He does not trust their intentions.
(c) To continue his work at Tuskegee.
(d) He'd rather spend time researching better education methods.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Booker travels by train and two women recognize him, they insist that he join them for dinner. Why does this worry him?
2. What moment does Booker say he enjoys the most when giving a speech?
3. What expo is Booker invited to speak at in September of 1895?
4. What does Booker tell people that he enjoys doing in his spare time in Tuskegee?
5. According to Washington, what group makes the best audience?
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