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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 happens to Booker's second wife?
(a) She leaves him.
(b) She dies young.
(c) She drowns.
(d) She is kidnapped.

2. As Washington's speaking engagements increase, he becomes aware that he carries a great burden because:
(a) He represents all teachers across the nation.
(b) The ears of the entire world are listening.
(c) His school's success depends on his fundraising ability.
(d) Many whites are waiting for him to misspeak.

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

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

5. Who becomes Tuskegee Institute's treasurer and substitute principal?
(a) Jonathan Armstrong.
(b) Lewis Adams.
(c) Warren Logan.
(d) George Campbell.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. How does Robert Bedford become involved with Tuskegee Institute?

4. What does Booker tell people that he enjoys doing in his spare time in Tuskegee?

5. Regarding the people that Booker approaches to support Tuskegee Institute, he notes that:

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

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

6. Who is Rev. Robert C. Bedford?

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

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

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