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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?
(a) He does not trust their intentions.
(b) To continue his work at Tuskegee.
(c) He'd rather spend time researching better education methods.
(d) They do not offer enough payment.
2. What does Booker feel should determine the right to vote?
(a) The ability to read.
(b) Age alone.
(c) An eligibility test for both races.
(d) Being born in the U.S.
3. Who does Booker visit with while traveling in Europe?
(a) Mark Twain and Susan B. Anthony.
(b) The Queen of England.
(c) Thomas Edison and Marie Curie.
(d) The King of Spain.
4. How do the Tuskegee students treat Booker T. Washington?
(a) With reservation, afraid to approach the school's director.
(b) With respect, helping him in many ways including carrying his books.
(c) As a fellow friend and colleague.
(d) With contempt because they feel he's too demanding.
5. 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) A time to overindulge in rich foods.
(d) An excuse to ignore work and drink excessively.
6. Booker notes that giving the students a building project teaches them all aspects of construction and gives them:
(a) A sense of worth and accomplishment.
(b) A reason to better appreciate their studies.
(c) Hands-on experience to keep them from getting bored.
(d) A trade to fall back on when they leave school.
7. Worrying over his students, Booker often loses:
(b) His appetite.
8. Who is Robert C. Bedford?
(a) The director of a nearby black elementary school.
(b) The director of a nearby white elementary school.
(c) A white pastor at a black church.
(d) A black pastor at a white church.
9. When money is raised for Booker and his wife to travel to Europe, the author feels what?
(a) Guilty at vacationing while others work.
(b) Excited about seeing Europe.
(c) Thankful because his wife deserves a break.
(d) Relieved that he finally gets a vacation.
10. 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) To build a homeless shelter.
(c) For a hurricane shelter.
(d) For a community center.
11. Who becomes Tuskegee Institute's treasurer and substitute principal?
(a) Warren Logan.
(b) Lewis Adams.
(c) Jonathan Armstrong.
(d) George Campbell.
12. After dining with two women in a train's dining section, Booker goes to the smoking car where he expects:
(a) To be berated by the men.
(b) To be asked to leave.
(c) To catch up on reading.
(d) To meet up with a friend.
13. Booker points out that those who can't offer his Tuskegee school monetary donations instead offer:
(b) Family heirlooms.
(c) Home-cooked meals.
(d) Their time.
14. Booker's trip to Europe is his first vacation in how many years?
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. "Porter Hall" at Tuskegee Institute is named after whom?
2. What does Booker receive following his Atlanta Exposition speech?
3. Why does Booker sell his own watch to raise fifteen dollars?
4. Washington travels two thousand miles to give a five-minute speech to whom?
5. Washington tells potential donors that money donated for a specific building at Tuskegee secures materials and:
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