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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who says that those participating in the riots were acting out of self-defense?
(a) Domingo.
(b) Randolph.
(c) Du Bois.
(d) Garvey.

2. How many outcomes does Randolph attribute to Mr. Garvey's ideals in "Garveyism"?
(a) 2.
(b) 5.
(c) 4.
(d) 1.

3. Who hates the main character of "Sweat"?
(a) Her daughter.
(b) Her son.
(c) Her mom.
(d) Her husband.

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

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

6. What does Locke question in "The Legacy of Ancestral Arts"?
(a) The ancestry of art.
(b) The popularity of Negro arts.
(c) What makes something art.
(d) How Negro art forms were formed.

7. In Johnson's essay, what is the name of the person who leaves his wife on a street corner, only to find her being harassed?
(a) Art Harlem.
(b) Arther Mayer.
(c) Andy Haney.
(d) Arthur Harris.

8. Which story calls for donations to a defense fund for those accused of participation in recent riots?
(a) "If We Must Die".
(b) "The New Negro".
(c) "Garveyism".
(d) "Defense of the Negro Rioters".

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

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

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

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

13. 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 fight back.
(d) They allow themselves to be ridiculed.

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

15. What kind of changes does Locke see in the overall perception of Negroes?
(a) Negative changes.
(b) Big, radical changes.
(c) Small changes.
(d) Postive changes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which essay addresses the August 1900 incident?

2. Who wrote "Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem"?

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

4. What fact does Locke cite at the end of "American Negro" in relation to outsider's perceptions?

5. What do the police refuse in response to the murdered police officer in Johnson's essay?

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