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

2. With a working kiln, Booker and his students make bricks for their school and for what other purpose?
(a) For a community center.
(b) To sell to the community.
(c) To build a homeless shelter.
(d) For a hurricane shelter.

3. 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) The opportunity to support a worthy cause.
(d) A chance to visit the school.

4. Washington travels two thousand miles to give a five-minute speech to whom?
(a) A women's group.
(b) A group of influential people.
(c) The President of the U.S.
(d) A retired general.

5. What do Booker and his students discover when they first try to make bricks?
(a) It's easier than it looks.
(b) It's terribly time-consuming and boring.
(c) They don't have the right materials.
(d) It's not easy.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Booker T. Washington say that General Armstrong teaches him about racial prejudice?

2. Worrying over his students, Booker often loses:

3. During the time that a new boarding program is being developed at Tuskegee Institute, challenges include:

4. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?

5. What happens to Booker's second wife?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is Rev. Robert C. Bedford?

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

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

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

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

6. What important lesson does Booker T. Washington say he learns from General Armstrong?

7. Booker demands cleanliness from his students. What one item does he insist everyone have?

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

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

10. Describe Booker's disappointment in how the people of Tuskegee regard Christmas and what he decides to do to improve the situation.

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