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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. 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) Speak loudly and quickly to generate excitement.
(c) Present facts about the school and not appear to beg.
(d) Compliment the donors profusely.

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

3. "Porter Hall" at Tuskegee Institute is named after whom?
(a) Jonathan Porter, Booker's childhood friend.
(b) The state governor at the time the school was established.
(c) A.H. Porter, who donated a large sum.
(d) The mayor of Tuskegee at the time the school opened.

4. What happens when Booker and his students try to construct a kiln for baking bricks?
(a) Two students are seriously injured.
(b) It works perfectly the first time.
(c) They fail in their first four attempts.
(d) They fail once, and then get experts to construct the kiln.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Booker's third wife do at Tuskegee?

2. When money is raised for Booker and his wife to travel to Europe, the author feels what?

3. Because he's disappointed by how the people of Tuskegee regard Christmas, what does Booker introduce at his school?

4. When Booker is schedule to speak in Boston, he's also invited to speak where?

5. What happens to Booker's second wife?

Short Essay Questions

1. When asking potential donors for money for a particular building, what other information does Booker share with them?

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

3. Describe the attempt by Booker and his students to build a kiln for baking bricks.

4. Give examples of how different people support Tuskegee Institute.

5. What does Booker say about approaching the very wealthy for support for his school?

6. Why do Booker and his students launch an effort to make bricks?

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

8. During his speech to a large audience at the Atlanta Exposition, what does Booker focus on?

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

10. Who is Rev. Robert C. Bedford?

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