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

2. What fact does Locke cite at the end of "American Negro" in relation to outsider's perceptions?
(a) They are being studied and not debated about.
(b) They do not understand the Negro race.
(c) They see only what they want to see.
(d) They are slowly seeing humans in the Negro race.

3. What is the main character of "Sweat" afraid of?
(a) Heights.
(b) Love.
(c) Snakes.
(d) Spiders.

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

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

6. What must the "New Negro" be willing to do in "A New Crowd - What Is He"?
(a) Become wealthy.
(b) Demand equal pay.
(c) Work long, hard hours.
(d) Heed the law of self-preservation.

7. 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.

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

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

10. What do the essays in the section "Afro-American Identity - Who Am I" have in common?
(a) Negroes desire to learn.
(b) Negroes ancestry.
(c) They connect Negroe relationships with their white counterparts.
(d) Where negroes came from.

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

12. What does Locke notice about the bars and clubs in "The Legacy of Ancestral Arts"?
(a) Whites are serving Negroes.
(b) Whites are prohibited.
(c) They are now attracting a white clientele.
(d) Whites are just now being allowed to enter.

13. What did the police officer of Johnson's essay think the wife was doing on the street corner?
(a) Acting drunk.
(b) About to jay walk.
(c) Waiting for someone.
(d) Soliciting.

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

15. 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) Educated.
(b) Radical.
(c) Young.
(d) Handsome.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the title of Marcus A. Garvey's essay that follows "Garveyism"?

2. Which essay addresses the August 1900 incident?

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

4. What does Domingo hint to about the government's current state of being?

5. What does the main character of "Sweat" do for a living?

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