Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Afro-American Identity - Who Am I?.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following does the author of "A New Crowd - A New Negro" NOT describe as a necessary characteristic of a new leader?
(a) Handsome.
(b) Educated.
(c) Young.
(d) Radical.

2. What does Locke attribute to the migration of the "new Negro"?
(a) "A desire to reach "home".
(b) "A new born optimism".
(c) "A desire for the old way of life".
(d) "A new vision of opportunity".

3. What are the names of McKay's two poems?
(a) "Mulatto" and "America".
(b) "America" and "Africa".
(c) "Asia" and "Africa".
(d) "Africa" and "Mulatto".

4. What must the "New Negro" be willing to do in "A New Crowd - What Is He"?
(a) Heed the law of self-preservation.
(b) Work long, hard hours.
(c) Demand equal pay.
(d) Become wealthy.

5. What does the main character of "Sweat" do for a living?
(a) Cleans for "white folks".
(b) Cooks for "white folks".
(c) Keeps house.
(d) Laundry for "white folks".

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the boy buy Nicey at the end of "City Love"?

2. Who is the author of "Blades of Steel"?

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

4. What does Locke say unites the "American Negro"?

5. What did the police officer of Johnson's essay think the wife was doing on the street corner?

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