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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. Worrying over his students, Booker often loses:
(a) His appetite.
2. When Booker gets up one evening to check on a group of young men at Tuskegee, what does he find?
(a) The young men huddled around a fire, sharing the one blanket the school was able to provide them.
(b) The men studying diligently for the next day's exams.
(c) The men sleeping soundly in their rooms.
(d) The young men making more bricks with the kiln to speed up construction.
3. At the Tuskegee Institute, Booker absolutely insists that every student have and use a:
(c) Slide rule.
(d) Fountain pen.
4. What does Booker's third wife do at Tuskegee?
(a) She is a teacher and lady principal.
(b) She is head cook.
(c) She is director of the girls' dormitory.
(d) She is a teacher and musician.
5. Why does Washington travel with Armstrong throughout larger Northern cities?
(a) To give lectures on successful teaching techniques.
(b) To learn from other educational programs.
(c) To gather donations for Tuskegee.
(d) To recruit new students.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the names of Booker's two sons?
2. During his speech at the Atlanta Exposition, Washington says people need to work together to pull the South up, or else:
3. Booker notes that giving the students a building project teaches them all aspects of construction and gives them:
4. When asking for funds for his school from the wealthy, Booker notes that it's best to:
5. In "Raising Money," although Washington's meeting with a potential donor for his school doesn't go quite as expected, what happens years later?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Booker's speech at the Atlanta Exposition received?
2. Why does Booker go to Europe?
3. Describe Booker's experience on a train ride where he dines in the white section.
4. Who are Booker T. Washington's sons?
5. Explain why Washington says he feels responsible for the success of Tuskegee Institute.
6. During his speech to a large audience at the Atlanta Exposition, what does Booker focus on?
7. What are some of the things that Booker says about his personal experience with public speaking?
8. Describe Booker's disappointment in how the people of Tuskegee regard Christmas and what he decides to do to improve the situation.
9. What happens after Booker walks two miles to a man's house to request a donation for his school?
10. What important lesson does Booker T. Washington say he learns from General Armstrong?
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