Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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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. According to Hughes, what does he find to be a subconscious belief in most Negro homes?
(a) To be white is better.
(b) To be white means wealth.
(c) That they are inferior to whites.
(d) To be white means power.

2. What is the title of Wallace Thurman's story?
(a) "Springtime".
(b) "Infants of Spring".
(c) "Infant".
(d) "Youthful Summer".

3. Who is the author of "The Negro Digs Up His Past"?
(a) Hurston.
(b) Hughes.
(c) Arthur A. Schomberg.
(d) Domingo.

4. What does the mother mean when she tells her son to "not act like a nigger" in the essay by Hughes?
(a) To not act poor.
(b) To act right.
(c) To misbehave.
(d) To act rich.

5. What is "City Love" about?
(a) Life in the city.
(b) A boy and a girl trying to find a hotel room.
(c) A person falling in love with the city.
(d) A couple falling in love.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. According to Garvey, what should the "New Negro" be handed while building an empire in Africa?

3. In the poem "If We Must Die", what does McKay compare the killings of his race to?

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

5. What is the conflict in "Sweat"?

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