Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

Nathan Huggins
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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. In the poem "If We Must Die", what does McKay compare the killings of his race to?
(a) Hogs.
(b) Genocide.
(c) Deer.
(d) Turkey.

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

3. What do the essays in the section "Afro-American Identity - Who Am I" have in common?
(a) Negroes ancestry.
(b) Negroes desire to learn.
(c) Where negroes came from.
(d) They connect Negroe relationships with their white counterparts.

4. What is the name of the police officer who is stabbed and killed in Johnson's essay?
(a) Robert Thorpe.
(b) Bobby Therron.
(c) Robert Thatcher.
(d) Rob Thorne.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does the mother mean when she tells her son to "not act like a nigger" in the essay by Hughes?

3. What does Locke attribute to the migration of the "new Negro"?

4. What is the title of James Weldon Johnson's book that details events about Negro artists in general and poets in particular?

5. What does McKay describe in "A Long Way from Home"?

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