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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Why does Washington travel with Armstrong throughout larger Northern cities?
(a) To gather donations for Tuskegee.
(b) To recruit new students.
(c) To give lectures on successful teaching techniques.
(d) To learn from other educational programs.

3. As Booker prepares to speak at the expo in 1895, he feels the weight of responsibility because his audience consists of:
(a) Wealthy potential donors.
(b) Politicians and other influential policy makers.
(c) Fellow educators.
(d) Northerners, Southerners, blacks, and whites.

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

5. What does Booker tell people that he enjoys doing in his spare time in Tuskegee?
(a) Visit friends.
(b) Plant in his garden and raise fowl.
(c) Engage in philosophical debates.
(d) Write his memoir.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?

2. As Washington's speaking engagements increase, he becomes aware that he carries a great burden because:

3. How does Booker handle complaints by parents who don't want their students to do manual labor at his school?

4. Before giving his speech at the 1895 expo, Booker does what?

5. At the Tuskegee Institute, Booker absolutely insists that every student have and use a:

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Booker's experience on a train ride where he dines in the white section.

2. Who are Booker T. Washington's sons?

3. Explain why Washington says he feels responsible for the success of Tuskegee Institute.

4. What are some of the things that Booker says about his personal experience with public speaking?

5. Why do Booker Washington and General Armstrong travel together to larger Northern cities?

6. How long are Booker and his second wife married?

7. Who is Rev. Robert C. Bedford?

8. Why does Booker feel it was worth his time to travel two thousand miles just to deliver a five-minute speech?

9. What happens after Booker walks two miles to a man's house to request a donation for his school?

10. How does a mill owner help out Booker's Tuskegee school?

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