Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Afro-American Past - History and Folk Tradition; Visual Arts: To Celebrate Blackness.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What seems to be the consensus of the essays in "New Negro Radicalism"?
(a) To accept all men as eqaul.
(b) First steps forward are to eliminate current leaders.
(c) To become prideful of one's heritage.
(d) To resist enslavement of the same race.

2. Who was selected president for the group that was formed in response to the police's refusals?
(a) William Bradford.
(b) Willy Breaks.
(c) William H. Brooks.
(d) Bill Brooks.

3. Who argues that Negroes did alter the English language?
(a) Some etymologists.
(b) Hurston.
(c) No one.
(d) Hughes.

4. What does Hurston think about the originality of Negro artwork?
(a) She thinks it is unoriginal.
(b) It's abstract.
(c) It is original, although often discredited.
(d) It's appealing.

5. What does the author say about Negro men and slave trade in "The Negro Digs Up His Past"?
(a) White men forced Negro men to work.
(b) No Negro men were allowed to work the slave trade.
(c) Some Negro men were active in halting the slave trade.
(d) Some Negro men were active in running the slave trade.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Domingo, what are the men of the "Old Crowd" filled with?

2. What must the "New Negro" be willing to do in "A New Crowd - What Is He"?

3. Who says "white folks is white" in one of Cullen's poems?

4. In which essay does Garvey outline the specifics of his plan to establish an empire in Africa?

5. What age does Cullen specifically focus on in her writings?

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