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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 Alabama Agricultural and Industrial Exposition.
(b) The Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition.
(c) The International Northern States Exposition.
(d) The Boston World Exposition.
2. Before giving his speech at the 1895 expo, Booker does what?
(b) Walks to clear his mind.
(d) Meets with his mentor.
3. As Booker prepares to speak at the expo in 1895, he feels the weight of responsibility because his audience consists of:
(a) Northerners, Southerners, blacks, and whites.
(b) Politicians and other influential policy makers.
(c) Wealthy potential donors.
(d) Fellow educators.
4. When Booker is schedule to speak in Boston, he's also invited to speak where?
(a) In the South.
(b) In Tuskegee.
(c) In his hometown.
(d) In Detroit.
5. 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) For a hurricane shelter.
(d) To build a homeless shelter.
6. Booker says that officials and leaders who visit the Tuskegee Institute are what?
(a) Ready to help in every way possible.
(b) Appalled by conditions.
(c) Anxious to see results.
(d) Impressed by its progress.
7. At the Tuskegee Institute, Booker absolutely insists that every student have and use a:
(b) Fountain pen.
(c) Slide rule.
8. What do donors and supporters of Tuskegee thank Washington for?
(a) The opportunity to support a worthy cause.
(b) A chance to visit the school.
(c) His dedication to teaching.
(d) His willingness to do everything humanly possible for his students.
9. What does Booker receive following his Atlanta Exposition speech?
(a) A threatening letter.
(b) An invitation to dinner.
(c) An outpouring of approval.
(d) A basket of flowers.
10. As Washington's speaking engagements increase, he becomes aware that he carries a great burden because:
(a) He represents all teachers across the nation.
(b) The ears of the entire world are listening.
(c) His school's success depends on his fundraising ability.
(d) Many whites are waiting for him to misspeak.
11. How do the Tuskegee students treat Booker T. Washington?
(a) As a fellow friend and colleague.
(b) With respect, helping him in many ways including carrying his books.
(c) With contempt because they feel he's too demanding.
(d) With reservation, afraid to approach the school's director.
12. What does Booker state about the attitude of his Tuskegee students against manual labor?
(a) It is perfectly understandable.
(b) It is counterproductive.
(c) It begins to change.
(d) It doesn't change at all.
13. Booker is invited to serve on what kind of board?
(a) An equal rights board.
(b) An educational juror's board.
(c) An educational advancement board.
(d) A teacher's rights board.
14. When Booker travels by train and two women recognize him, they insist that he join them for dinner. Why does this worry him?
(a) He does not want his girlfriend to become jealous.
(b) He expects to be confronted because he is a black man dining in the white section.
(c) He does not recognize them and wonders what they want.
(d) He does not want their husbands to become jealous.
15. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?
(a) As though he wasted his time.
(b) Very grateful.
(c) Angry but not defeated.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the chapter "Raising Money," Booker relates the story of being told about a man who might be interested in donating to his school. How does Booker reach the man?
2. Who is Booker's second wife?
3. Why does Booker sell his own watch to raise fifteen dollars?
4. When Booker speaks of the Christmas season, what is his complaint?
5. Who is Robert C. Bedford?
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