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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Washington's third wife?
(a) JoEllen Agnes Baker.
(b) Margaret James Murray.
(c) Martha Jones Jackson.
(d) Elizabeth Stanton Smith.
2. 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 one thousand dollars to the school.
(c) The man visits the school and apologizes for not helping.
(d) The man sends ten thousand dollars to the school.
3. As Washington's speaking engagements increase, he becomes aware that he carries a great burden because:
(a) His school's success depends on his fundraising ability.
(b) Many whites are waiting for him to misspeak.
(c) He represents all teachers across the nation.
(d) The ears of the entire world are listening.
4. Why do members of the community buy the bricks made by Booker's students?
(a) The community tries to help the school in every way possible.
(b) The bricks are far superior to what local competitors make.
(c) They are quality bricks, and there is no nearby competition.
(d) The bricks aren't of the best quality, but they are inexpensive.
5. When Booker speaks of the Christmas season, what is his complaint?
(a) Stores sell too many unnecessary items.
(b) People have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas.
(c) Churches must shorten their Christmas services.
(d) People give each other useless trinkets.
6. At his speaking engagement at the expo in 1895, Booker is:
(a) Hailed as a hero.
(b) The only southerner invited to speak at the event.
(c) The only black man invited to speak at the event.
(d) Booed loudly.
7. Why does Booker say it was worth the effort to travel two thousand miles to give a five-minute speech?
(a) The women's group makes a generous donation to his school.
(b) He reaches influential people, and more speaking engagements result.
(c) He does not mind spreading the word about his school.
(d) He enjoyed meeting the President.
8. What happens when Booker and his students try to construct a kiln for baking bricks?
(a) Two students are seriously injured.
(b) They fail in their first four attempts.
(c) They fail once, and then get experts to construct the kiln.
(d) It works perfectly the first time.
9. What does Booker T. Washington say that General Armstrong teaches him about racial prejudice?
(a) It's a waste of time and energy.
(b) With much effort, it can be overcome.
(c) It's unavoidable.
(d) It's a sin.
10. When Booker is schedule to speak in Boston, he's also invited to speak where?
(a) In Tuskegee.
(b) In his hometown.
(c) In the South.
(d) In Detroit.
11. Who is Booker's second wife?
(a) Miss Jefferson.
(b) Miss Mackie.
(c) Miss Davidson.
(d) Miss Ruthie.
12. After traveling two thousand miles to give his five-minute speech, what does Booker do?
(a) Takes a train back to Boston.
(b) Spends time sightseeing.
(c) Returns home.
(d) Attends a dinner event.
13. When money is raised for Booker and his wife to travel to Europe, the author feels what?
(a) Excited about seeing Europe.
(b) Guilty at vacationing while others work.
(c) Relieved that he finally gets a vacation.
(d) Thankful because his wife deserves a break.
14. What expo is Booker invited to speak at in September of 1895?
(a) The International Northern States Exposition.
(b) The Boston World Exposition.
(c) The Alabama Agricultural and Industrial Exposition.
(d) The Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition.
15. In his chapter on public speaking, the author expresses that before a speech, he:
(a) Typically rewrites his entire speech.
(b) Takes a warm bath to relax.
(c) Practices in front of the mirror.
(d) Never ceases to be nervous.
Short Answer Questions
1. Booker states that efforts to foster community support for his Tuskegee school are:
2. Who does Booker visit with while traveling in Europe?
3. During his speech at the Atlanta Exposition, Washington says people need to work together to pull the South up, or else:
4. Before giving his speech at the 1895 expo, Booker does what?
5. What do donors and supporters of Tuskegee thank Washington for?
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