Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the poem, "Poem", say the author has in common with the "little brown boy"?
(a) She is also happy.
(b) She is also brown.
(c) She too feels repressed.
(d) She is also a jig.

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

3. What aspect of the Negro culture does Locke discuss?
(a) The physicality was missing.
(b) The spiritualitywas non-existent.
(c) The spiritual aspect was supported.
(d) The spiritual aspect was beaten down.

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

5. Which essay addresses the August 1900 incident?
(a) "Black Manhattan".
(b) "Garrveyism".
(c) "American Negro".
(d) "The New Negro".

6. 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 make empty promises.
(c) To diminsih their goals.
(d) To campaign in their area.

7. 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) Soliciting.
(d) Waiting for someone.

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

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

10. 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.

11. What does the essay "Afro-American Fragment" address?
(a) Their fragments of love.
(b) Their fragments of art work.
(c) Their fragmented lifestyles.
(d) The lack of personal information most have about their homeland, Africa.

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

13. 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 desire to go to other parts of the world.
(c) They hate other parts of the world.
(d) They are better off in America.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In which essay does Garvey outline the specifics of his plan to establish an empire in Africa?

2. What does Fisher note about the Cabaret dancers in his essay, "The Caucasian Storms Harlem"?

3. Where does the boxer from the essay "Wedding Day" leave America to go to?

4. Who was selected president for the group that was formed in response to the police's refusals?

5. What is suggested that the whites must do in "Race Pride"?

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