Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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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. What characteristic does the attitude of the "New Crowd" take?
(a) Optimistic.
(b) Motivated.
(c) Apprehensive.
(d) Radical.

2. Who supposedly bewitches the main character of "Luani of the Jungles"?
(a) A Negro sailor.
(b) A fortune teller.
(c) A gypsy.
(d) A young Negro woman.

3. What is the main character of "Sweat" afraid of?
(a) Heights.
(b) Love.
(c) Snakes.
(d) Spiders.

4. What does the author of "The Negro Digs Up His Past" conclude with?
(a) With a song.
(b) With a poem.
(c) He presents an idea that a new day has come for Negroes.
(d) With a challenge to the Negro race.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the main character of "Sweat" do for a living?

2. Who first sees Uncle Monday in Hurston's story "Uncle Monday"?

3. Which story calls for donations to a defense fund for those accused of participation in recent riots?

4. What question does Brown end his poem "Remembering Nat Turner" with?

5. What term is coined to mean that African Americans do not produce art specific to their race due to the absorption of American ways?

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