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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are the names of Booker's two sons?
(a) Lewis and Edison.
(b) Jonathan and Edward.
(c) Booker and Ernest.
(d) Elias and Jacob.

2. After dining with two women in a train's dining section, Booker goes to the smoking car where he expects:
(a) To meet up with a friend.
(b) To be asked to leave.
(c) To catch up on reading.
(d) To be berated by the men.

3. When Booker is schedule to speak in Boston, he's also invited to speak where?
(a) In Detroit.
(b) In Tuskegee.
(c) In his hometown.
(d) In the South.

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

5. Booker points out that those who can't offer his Tuskegee school monetary donations instead offer:
(a) Their time.
(b) Home-cooked meals.
(c) Family heirlooms.
(d) Advice.

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

7. Who is Washington's third wife?
(a) Elizabeth Stanton Smith.
(b) Martha Jones Jackson.
(c) Margaret James Murray.
(d) JoEllen Agnes Baker.

8. 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) Booed loudly.
(d) Hailed as a hero.

9. Why does Booker say it was worth the effort to travel two thousand miles to give a five-minute speech?
(a) He reaches influential people, and more speaking engagements result.
(b) The women's group makes a generous donation to his school.
(c) He does not mind spreading the word about his school.
(d) He enjoyed meeting the President.

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

11. After traveling two thousand miles to give his five-minute speech, what does Booker do?
(a) Attends a dinner event.
(b) Spends time sightseeing.
(c) Takes a train back to Boston.
(d) Returns home.

12. 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 sends ten thousand dollars to the school.
(b) The man sends one thousand dollars to the school.
(c) The man decides to become a teacher at the school.
(d) The man visits the school and apologizes for not helping.

13. What do donors and supporters of Tuskegee thank Washington for?
(a) His willingness to do everything humanly possible for his students.
(b) His dedication to teaching.
(c) A chance to visit the school.
(d) The opportunity to support a worthy cause.

14. Worrying over his students, Booker often loses:
(a) His appetite.
(b) Money.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Weight.

15. What does Booker say happens when a student defaces property at the Tuskegee school?
(a) The student is expelled for a week.
(b) Another student chastises the action.
(c) Teachers lower the student's grade.
(d) The student must repair or pay for the damages.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Porter Hall" at Tuskegee Institute is named after whom?

2. Who does Booker visit with while traveling in Europe?

3. Who is Robert C. Bedford?

4. As Booker prepares to speak at the expo in 1895, he feels the weight of responsibility because his audience consists of:

5. 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?

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