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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What follows the essay "A Long Way from Home"?
(a) A map.
(b) A diary entry.
(c) A catalogue of events.
(d) 2 descriptive poems.

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

3. What does Garvey hope to achieve from his plan to build an empire in Africa?
(a) A reward to the most loyal to the Negro race.
(b) A community.
(c) Fellowship among tribes.
(d) A new ideology.

4. What do the police refuse in response to the murdered police officer in Johnson's essay?
(a) Any calls regarding the murder.
(b) A trial for the officer's murderer.
(c) Peace among the Negroes.
(d) Protective custody for Negroes seeking help.

5. Who wrote the essay "Race Pride"?
(a) Domingo.
(b) Du Bois.
(c) Randolph.
(d) Garvey.

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

7. Who is the author of "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?
(a) Garvey.
(b) Domingo.
(c) Randolph.
(d) James Weldon Johnson.

8. What is suggested that the whites must do in "Race Pride"?
(a) Leave Asia and African countries or accept all men as equal.
(b) Accept men as equal.
(c) Stand a fight the fight.
(d) Leave Asian and African countries.

9. Which of the following does the author of "A New Crowd - A New Negro" NOT describe as a necessary characteristic of a new leader?
(a) Radical.
(b) Educated.
(c) Young.
(d) Handsome.

10. What was formed as a response to the police's refusals in Johnson's essay?
(a) Leagues of Prtection.
(b) Citizen Protection.
(c) Protection Gangs.
(d) Citizens Protective League.

11. What sentiment is suggested about American Negroes in relation to Negroes in other parts of the world?
(a) They are worse off in America.
(b) They hate other parts of the world.
(c) They desire to go to other parts of the world.
(d) They are better off in America.

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

13. Who is the essay "Sweat" about?
(a) Dede.
(b) Hurston's life.
(c) Hot summers in Mississippi.
(d) Delia.

14. What does Locke attribute to the migration of the "new Negro"?
(a) "A new vision of opportunity".
(b) "A desire for the old way of life".
(c) "A desire to reach "home".
(d) "A new born optimism".

15. What question is posed in regards to leadership roles of "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?
(a) Who will become the president.
(b) Who will take over leadership roles when the old crowd no longer exists.
(c) Who will end the old crowd.
(d) Who will fight for their new ideaology.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Sykes?

2. What must the "New Negro" be willing to do in "A New Crowd - What Is He"?

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

4. What kind of changes does Locke see in the overall perception of Negroes?

5. What does Fisher miss when he is away at medical school in "The Caucasian Storms Harlem"?

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