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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. During his speech at the Atlanta Exposition, Washington says people need to work together to pull the South up, or else:
(a) Give up and walk away.
(b) Bury their heads in the sand like an ostrich.
(c) Allow others to pull against progress.
(d) Watch in despair as the nation crumbles.
2. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?
(a) Very grateful.
(b) Angry but not defeated.
(c) As though he wasted his time.
3. Washington travels two thousand miles to give a five-minute speech to whom?
(a) A retired general.
(b) The President of the U.S.
(c) A group of influential people.
(d) A women's group.
4. What does Booker's third wife do at Tuskegee?
(a) She is head cook.
(b) She is a teacher and musician.
(c) She is director of the girls' dormitory.
(d) She is a teacher and lady principal.
5. As Booker prepares to speak at the expo in 1895, he feels the weight of responsibility because his audience consists of:
(a) Northerners, Southerners, blacks, and whites.
(b) Wealthy potential donors.
(c) Fellow educators.
(d) Politicians and other influential policy makers.
Short Answer Questions
1. Does General Armstrong teach at Tuskegee?
2. Who is Washington's third wife?
3. Booker states that efforts to foster community support for his Tuskegee school are:
4. At the Tuskegee Institute, Booker absolutely insists that every student have and use a:
5. When money is raised for Booker and his wife to travel to Europe, the author feels what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Booker go to Europe?
2. What does Booker say about approaching the very wealthy for support for his school?
3. During his speech to a large audience at the Atlanta Exposition, what does Booker focus on?
4. Describe the attempt by Booker and his students to build a kiln for baking bricks.
5. Give examples of how different people support Tuskegee Institute.
6. How do his students treat Booker T. Washington?
7. How does a mill owner help out Booker's Tuskegee school?
8. Why do Booker and his students launch an effort to make bricks?
9. Who are Booker T. Washington's sons?
10. Why do Booker Washington and General Armstrong travel together to larger Northern cities?
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