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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 does Booker say happens when a student defaces property at the Tuskegee school?
(a) The student is expelled for a week.
(b) The student must repair or pay for the damages.
(c) Teachers lower the student's grade.
(d) Another student chastises the action.

2. During the time that a new boarding program is being developed at Tuskegee Institute, challenges include:
(a) A shortage of building supplies.
(b) Almost burning down the school.
(c) A strike by the school's teachers.
(d) Having nowhere to cook and no dining hall.

3. In the chapter "Raising Money," Booker relates the story of being told about a man who might be interested in donating to his school. How does Booker reach the man?
(a) Takes a train.
(b) Walks two miles to his house.
(c) Rides a horse-drawn carriage.
(d) Waits for him at his work.

4. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?
(a) Angry but not defeated.
(b) As though he wasted his time.
(c) Elated.
(d) Very grateful.

5. Why does Washington travel with Armstrong throughout larger Northern cities?
(a) To recruit new students.
(b) To give lectures on successful teaching techniques.
(c) To learn from other educational programs.
(d) To gather donations for Tuskegee.

Short Answer Questions

1. At the Tuskegee Institute, Booker absolutely insists that every student have and use a:

2. What do Booker and his students discover when they first try to make bricks?

3. What does Booker state about the attitude of his Tuskegee students against manual labor?

4. Why does Booker say it was worth the effort to travel two thousand miles to give a five-minute speech?

5. Why does Booker turn down offers from publishers and speech circuits?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Describe Booker's experience on a train ride where he dines in the white section.

3. Why does Booker go to Europe?

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

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

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

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

8. How is Booker's speech at the Atlanta Exposition received?

9. Why do Booker Washington and General Armstrong travel together to larger Northern cities?

10. Why does Booker feel it was worth his time to travel two thousand miles just to deliver a five-minute speech?

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