Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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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. What does Alain Locke suggest in "The New Negro" about the "old Negro"?
(a) The "old Negro" is nothing more than a myth or ideal.
(b) The "old Negro"has completely died out.
(c) The "old Negro" is very much active.
(d) The "old Negro" desires what the "new Negro" wants.

2. Which of the following is NOT a poem included by Hughes in the section "Afro American Identity - Who am I"?
(a) "I Too Sing America".
(b) "Cross".
(c) "Negro".
(d) "Crossing Jordan".

3. 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.

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

5. Who is the author of "Blades of Steel"?
(a) Randolph.
(b) Hughes.
(c) Fisher.
(d) Domingo.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the conflict in "Sweat"?

2. What is the name of the girl who diffuses the altercation in the barber shop in "Blades of Steel"?

3. Who wrote "Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem"?

4. What does the essay "Afro-American Fragment" address?

5. In what essay does the author state that "a Negro will turn on another Negro if ordered"?

(see the answer key)

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