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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the "New Negro" believe in?
(a) The rights of others and free press and assembly.
(b) The rights to work with whites.
(c) The rights to be wealthy.
(d) The rights of equality.

2. Who gives a list of leaders who fall under the category of the "Old Crowd"?
(a) Du Bois.
(b) Domingo.
(c) Garvey.
(d) Randolph.

3. According to Garvey, what should the "New Negro" be handed while building an empire in Africa?
(a) Fortune.
(b) Aristocracy and privilege.
(c) Wealth.
(d) Fame.

4. Who says "white folks is white" in one of Cullen's poems?
(a) Aunt Jem.
(b) Uncle Jim.
(c) Aunt Em.
(d) Uncle Jem.

5. According to Locke, how do Negroes respond to their treatment by other races?
(a) They fight back.
(b) They allow themselves to be ridiculed.
(c) They use it as an excuse to behave the way they do.
(d) They back down.

6. What is said that the "New Negro" will not allow from politicians in "The New Negro - What Is He"?
(a) To diminsih their goals.
(b) To make empty promises.
(c) To take their tax money.
(d) To campaign in their area.

7. What age does Cullen specifically focus on in her writings?
(a) Teenagers.
(b) Adults.
(c) Children.
(d) Infants.

8. Who sings "Shake that Thing" at local bars in the essay by Claude McKay?
(a) Banjy.
(b) Banyo.
(c) Benny.
(d) Banjo.

9. Where does the boxer from the essay "Wedding Day" leave America to go to?
(a) France.
(b) Italy.
(c) Germany.
(d) Austria.

10. In "Africa for the Africans", what does Domingo say about the enslavement of Negroes?
(a) Negroes haves been manipulated into killing and enslaving Negroes.
(b) They were all enslaved once.
(c) Africa enslaved the most slaves before the US Civil War.
(d) Enslavement still exists today.

11. Who wrote "Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem"?
(a) Domingo.
(b) Hughes.
(c) Helene Johnson.
(d) Rudolph.

12. What does Fisher miss when he is away at medical school in "The Caucasian Storms Harlem"?
(a) His mom.
(b) Nothing.
(c) His friends.
(d) The city.

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

14. What will the new leader not rest until he achieves in "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?
(a) Until the new negro has an equal footing.
(b) Until the old crowd dies.
(c) Until women are seen as equal.
(d) Until he receives national recognition.

15. Who advocates the construction of a "great nation in Africa" in "Africa for the Africans"?
(a) Domingo.
(b) Marcus Garvey.
(c) Universal Negro Improvement Association.
(d) Randolph.

Short Answer Questions

1. What question is posed in regards to leadership roles of "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?

2. Who wrote the essay "Race Pride"?

3. Who supposedly bewitches the main character of "Luani of the Jungles"?

4. How many outcomes does Randolph attribute to Mr. Garvey's ideals in "Garveyism"?

5. What does the "old crowd" recommend in "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?

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