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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. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?
(a) To continue his work at Tuskegee.
(b) He does not trust their intentions.
(c) He'd rather spend time researching better education methods.
(d) They do not offer enough payment.

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

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

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

5. Because he's disappointed by how the people of Tuskegee regard Christmas, what does Booker introduce at his school?
(a) Ethics education.
(b) Lessons from major world religions.
(c) History of Christianity.
(d) Bible teachings.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Booker is asked how his school can succeed with him gone so much, what does he reply?

2. What do Booker and his students discover when they first try to make bricks?

3. At his speaking engagement at the expo in 1895, Booker is:

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

5. During his speech at the Atlanta Exposition, Washington says people need to work together to pull the South up, or else:

Short Essay Questions

1. When he's not working, what does Booker enjoy doing?

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

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

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

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

6. Describe Booker's third wife.

7. What burden does Booker feel he carries as his speaking engagements increase?

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

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

10. How do his students treat Booker T. Washington?

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