Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Alien Gospel or Source of Inspiration?; Alienation, Anger, Rage.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was "Fifty Years" written?
(a) 50 years before slavery begins.
(b) The 50th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.
(c) The 50th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
(d) 50 years after slavery ends.

2. What is the title of McKay's poem where people gather around a lynched man?
(a) "The Lynched".
(b) "The Lynching".
(c) "Lynched: Past and Present".
(d) "To Witness Lynching".

3. What is the title of the poem by Hughes that explains how life is not always a straight path, but a journey to rise?
(a) "Song for a Dark Girl".
(b) "Run to Rise".
(c) "Dream Variations".
(d) "Mother to Son".

4. What does Cullen seem to indicate about heaven in her poem "She of the Dancing Feet Sings"?
(a) That everyone in heaven is really talented.
(b) That heaven is a very serious place.
(c) That heaven is really fun.
(d) That eveyone is pretty in heaven.

5. According to Locke, how do Negroes respond to their treatment by other races?
(a) They allow themselves to be ridiculed.
(b) They back down.
(c) They use it as an excuse to behave the way they do.
(d) They fight back.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the woman in "Go Down Death"?

2. Who is the author of "A Southern Road"?

3. What type of literary writing style is effective in the 3 line poem?

4. What is Hurston's story "Shouting" about?

5. How does Hurston originally define the word "jook"?

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