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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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 fight for their new ideaology.
(c) Who will end the old crowd.
(d) Who will take over leadership roles when the old crowd no longer exists.

2. What is the essay "To a Dark Girl" about?
(a) A pen pal.
(b) Growing past slavery.
(c) Leaving home.
(d) Growing up.

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

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

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

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

7. Who is the author of "Harlem Reviewed"?
(a) Nicole Cunny.
(b) Nikki Court.
(c) Nicholas Cunard.
(d) Nancy Cunard.

8. In which essay does Garvey outline the specifics of his plan to establish an empire in Africa?
(a) "Defense of the Negro Rioters".
(b) "The Future As I See It".
(c) "Race Pride".
(d) "Garveyism".

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

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

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

12. 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 he receives national recognition.
(d) Until women are seen as equal.

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

14. What is being seen among the heritage of the minorities in "Race Pride"?
(a) A new pride.
(b) A new appreciation of their lives.
(c) A new commitment to bettering their race.
(d) A protection of their race.

15. What is the conflict in "Sweat"?
(a) Deceit.
(b) Delia's husband is sleeping with another woman.
(c) Love.
(d) Sykes's beatings.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who says that those participating in the riots were acting out of self-defense?

2. What does Garvey hope to achieve from his plan to build an empire in Africa?

3. Who cuts Cozzens with a razor from Pop Overton's shop in "Blades of Steel"?

4. According to Locke, why have Negroes been treated a certain way?

5. Who says "white folks is white" in one of Cullen's poems?

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