Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Reflections on the Renaissance.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What ethnicity is Paul in the essay "Cane"?
(a) Spanish.
(b) It never says directly.
(c) Indian.
(d) Italian.

2. What is the title of McKay's poem where people gather around a lynched man?
(a) "The Lynched".
(b) "Lynched: Past and Present".
(c) "The Lynching".
(d) "To Witness Lynching".

3. Who was selected president for the group that was formed in response to the police's refusals?
(a) Willy Breaks.
(b) William H. Brooks.
(c) Bill Brooks.
(d) William Bradford.

4. What happens to Sykes?
(a) A snake bites and kills him.
(b) He is shot.
(c) His mistress leaves him.
(d) Delia leaves him.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many pen names does Thurman write under, according to Hughes in "The Big Sea"?

2. Who is the essay "Sweat" about?

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

4. What is the name of the man who kills the traveling salesman in "Long Black Song"?

5. How many facts does the author present in "The Negro Digs Up His Past"?

(see the answer key)

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