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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice 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?
(a) He does not recognize them and wonders what they want.
(b) He does not want his girlfriend to become jealous.
(c) He does not want their husbands to become jealous.
(d) He expects to be confronted because he is a black man dining in the white section.

2. What does Booker state about the attitude of his Tuskegee students against manual labor?
(a) It is counterproductive.
(b) It is perfectly understandable.
(c) It begins to change.
(d) It doesn't change at all.

3. According to Washington, what group makes the best audience?
(a) Teachers.
(b) Politicians.
(c) Businessmen.
(d) Farmers.

4. How long does it take Booker's school to raise enough money to pay off debt?
(a) Ten months.
(b) Fifteen months.
(c) A few months.
(d) Two years.

5. During his travels, what does Booker like to do on the train rides?
(a) Meet new people.
(b) Read and relax.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Rehearse his speeches.

6. What does Booker feel should determine the right to vote?
(a) The ability to read.
(b) Being born in the U.S.
(c) Age alone.
(d) An eligibility test for both races.

7. What does Booker say about the way that Southerners treat him?
(a) They treat him poorly.
(b) They are indifferent to him.
(c) They never insult him.
(d) They treat him like royalty.

8. What does Booker say about calm, self-possessed people?
(a) They lack drive.
(b) They make good parents.
(c) They are the most successful.
(d) They make the best teachers.

9. Before giving his speech at the 1895 expo, Booker does what?
(a) Reads.
(b) Meets with his mentor.
(c) Prays.
(d) Walks to clear his mind.

10. What does Booker say about his school's treasurer?
(a) He was under suspicion for a time when funds went missing.
(b) He regularly finds innovative ways to raise money for the school.
(c) He is never discouraged and believes in the success of the school.
(d) He is the most qualified man for the job due to his banking background.

11. When asking for funds for his school from the wealthy, Booker notes that it's best to:
(a) Try to make the donors feel guilty.
(b) Present facts about the school and not appear to beg.
(c) Compliment the donors profusely.
(d) Speak loudly and quickly to generate excitement.

12. When Miss Davidson travels to ask for financial support for the Tuskegee Institute, she meets two Northern ladies who agree to donate:
(a) Six thousand dollars a year.
(b) Four hundred dollars a month.
(c) Half of their inheritance.
(d) Twenty cents of every dollar they earn.

13. At his speaking engagement at the expo in 1895, Booker is:
(a) The only black man invited to speak at the event.
(b) The only southerner invited to speak at the event.
(c) Hailed as a hero.
(d) Booed loudly.

14. Why does Booker sell his own watch to raise fifteen dollars?
(a) To cover a portion of a student's tuition.
(b) To help fund his students' brick-building efforts.
(c) To treat his students to lunch.
(d) To pay for patching up the school roof.

15. Who is Booker's second wife?
(a) Miss Ruthie.
(b) Miss Davidson.
(c) Miss Jefferson.
(d) Miss Mackie.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do donors and supporters of Tuskegee thank Washington for?

2. Regarding the people that Booker approaches to support Tuskegee Institute, he notes that:

3. What does Booker say happens when a student defaces property at the Tuskegee school?

4. Why does Washington travel with Armstrong throughout larger Northern cities?

5. Booker states that efforts to foster community support for his Tuskegee school are:

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