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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. 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 decides to become a teacher at the school.
(b) The man sends ten thousand dollars to the school.
(c) The man sends one thousand dollars to the school.
(d) The man visits the school and apologizes for not helping.
2. Who is Robert C. Bedford?
(a) The director of a nearby white elementary school.
(b) A white pastor at a black church.
(c) The director of a nearby black elementary school.
(d) A black pastor at a white church.
3. What does Booker say about calm, self-possessed people?
(a) They lack drive.
(b) They are the most successful.
(c) They make the best teachers.
(d) They make good parents.
4. After traveling two thousand miles to give his five-minute speech, what does Booker do?
(a) Returns home.
(b) Attends a dinner event.
(c) Spends time sightseeing.
(d) Takes a train back to Boston.
5. Booker is invited to serve on what kind of board?
(a) An educational advancement board.
(b) An equal rights board.
(c) A teacher's rights board.
(d) An educational juror's board.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the Tuskegee Institute, Booker absolutely insists that every student have and use a:
2. Why do members of the community buy the bricks made by Booker's students?
3. With a working kiln, Booker and his students make bricks for their school and for what other purpose?
4. What does Booker tell people that he enjoys doing in his spare time in Tuskegee?
5. What happens to Booker's second wife?
Short Essay Questions
1. When he's not working, what does Booker enjoy doing?
2. How long are Booker and his second wife married?
3. Explain why Washington says he feels responsible for the success of Tuskegee Institute.
4. Describe Booker's disappointment in how the people of Tuskegee regard Christmas and what he decides to do to improve the situation.
5. Describe the attempt by Booker and his students to build a kiln for baking bricks.
6. During his speech to a large audience at the Atlanta Exposition, what does Booker focus on?
7. What important lesson does Booker T. Washington say he learns from General Armstrong?
8. What does Booker say about approaching the very wealthy for support for his school?
9. What burden does Booker feel he carries as his speaking engagements increase?
10. Describe Booker's third wife.
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