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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. After traveling two thousand miles to give his five-minute speech, what does Booker do?
(a) Returns home.
(b) Takes a train back to Boston.
(c) Attends a dinner event.
(d) Spends time sightseeing.
2. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?
(b) Angry but not defeated.
(c) As though he wasted his time.
(d) Very grateful.
3. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?
(a) He does not trust their intentions.
(b) They do not offer enough payment.
(c) To continue his work at Tuskegee.
(d) He'd rather spend time researching better education methods.
4. What do Booker and his students discover when they first try to make bricks?
(a) They don't have the right materials.
(b) It's easier than it looks.
(c) It's not easy.
(d) It's terribly time-consuming and boring.
5. Booker's trip to Europe is his first vacation in how many years?
Short Answer Questions
1. Booker states that efforts to foster community support for his Tuskegee school are:
2. Who is Booker's second wife?
3. In Europe, what observation does Booker make about Holland?
4. How does Robert Bedford become involved with Tuskegee Institute?
5. In his chapter on public speaking, the author expresses that before a speech, he:
Short Essay Questions
1. Booker demands cleanliness from his students. What one item does he insist everyone have?
2. Why do Booker and his students launch an effort to make bricks?
3. When asking potential donors for money for a particular building, what other information does Booker share with them?
4. Who are Booker T. Washington's sons?
5. Explain why Washington says he feels responsible for the success of Tuskegee Institute.
6. Why does Booker feel it was worth his time to travel two thousand miles just to deliver a five-minute speech?
7. What happens after Booker walks two miles to a man's house to request a donation for his school?
8. Give examples of how different people support Tuskegee Institute.
9. When he's not working, what does Booker enjoy doing?
10. What important lesson does Booker T. Washington say he learns from General Armstrong?
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