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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Booker and his students discover when they first try to make bricks?
(a) It's terribly time-consuming and boring.
(b) It's not easy.
(c) They don't have the right materials.
(d) It's easier than it looks.
2. In Europe, what observation does Booker make about Holland?
(a) The Dutch are industrious and progressive.
(b) The windmill designs are ingenious.
(c) The colorful tulips add beauty to the land.
(d) The land is used economically.
3. How do the Tuskegee students treat Booker T. Washington?
(a) With respect, helping him in many ways including carrying his books.
(b) With contempt because they feel he's too demanding.
(c) With reservation, afraid to approach the school's director.
(d) As a fellow friend and colleague.
4. What do donors and supporters of Tuskegee thank Washington for?
(a) A chance to visit the school.
(b) His dedication to teaching.
(c) His willingness to do everything humanly possible for his students.
(d) The opportunity to support a worthy cause.
5. 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 begins to change.
(d) It is counterproductive.
6. During the time that a new boarding program is being developed at Tuskegee Institute, challenges include:
(a) Almost burning down the school.
(b) A shortage of building supplies.
(c) A strike by the school's teachers.
(d) Having nowhere to cook and no dining hall.
7. During his speech at the Atlanta Exposition, Washington says people need to work together to pull the South up, or else:
(a) Give up and walk away.
(b) Bury their heads in the sand like an ostrich.
(c) Allow others to pull against progress.
(d) Watch in despair as the nation crumbles.
8. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?
(a) Angry but not defeated.
(c) As though he wasted his time.
(d) Very grateful.
9. Booker states that efforts to foster community support for his Tuskegee school are:
(a) Taking up too much of his time.
(c) Met with resistance.
10. At his speaking engagement at the expo in 1895, Booker is:
(a) The only southerner invited to speak at the event.
(b) Booed loudly.
(c) Hailed as a hero.
(d) The only black man invited to speak at the event.
11. When money is raised for Booker and his wife to travel to Europe, the author feels what?
(a) Relieved that he finally gets a vacation.
(b) Excited about seeing Europe.
(c) Thankful because his wife deserves a break.
(d) Guilty at vacationing while others work.
12. 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 does not make a donation.
(b) The man donates a large sum.
(c) The man cuts the meeting short and asks Booker to leave.
(d) The man explains he is no longer wealthy.
13. When Miss Davidson travels to ask for financial support for the Tuskegee Institute, she meets two Northern ladies who agree to donate:
(a) Twenty cents of every dollar they earn.
(b) Half of their inheritance.
(c) Four hundred dollars a month.
(d) Six thousand dollars a year.
14. 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 hurricane shelter.
(c) To build a homeless shelter.
(d) For a community center.
15. How does a mill owner help the Tuskegee Institute?
(a) Offering apprenticeships to several of the students.
(b) Making a very large monetary donation.
(c) Building new desks for the students.
(d) Providing lumber for a large central building.
Short Answer Questions
1. After traveling two thousand miles to give his five-minute speech, what does Booker do?
2. What happens to Booker's second wife?
3. What happens when Booker and his students try to construct a kiln for baking bricks?
4. Why do members of the community buy the bricks made by Booker's students?
5. What does Booker tell people that he enjoys doing in his spare time in Tuskegee?
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