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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Domingo hint to about the government's current state of being?
(a) The situation's intolerancy and that free press and assembly are not possible.
(b) They are out of control.
(c) They have deviated from their constitution's laws.
(d) No one cares about the African American race.

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

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

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

6. In what essay does the author state that "a Negro will turn on another Negro if ordered"?
(a) "From the Messenger - A Menace to Radicalism".
(b) "Black Manhattan".
(c) "If We Must Die".
(d) "Garveyism".

7. What does the "New Negro" believe in?
(a) The rights of equality.
(b) The rights to work with whites.
(c) The rights to be wealthy.
(d) The rights of others and free press and assembly.

8. Who gives a list of leaders who fall under the category of the "Old Crowd"?
(a) Du Bois.
(b) Garvey.
(c) Domingo.
(d) Randolph.

9. 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) A new ideology.
(d) Fellowship among tribes.

10. What does the main character of "Sweat" do for a living?
(a) Laundry for "white folks".
(b) Cooks for "white folks".
(c) Keeps house.
(d) Cleans for "white folks".

11. What does Locke say the Negro is willing to work for in "The New Negro"?
(a) Better lifestyle.
(b) More food.
(c) Better conditions.
(d) More space to live.

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

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

14. What does Alain Locke suggest in "The New Negro" about the "old Negro"?
(a) The "old Negro" desires what the "new Negro" wants.
(b) The "old Negro" is nothing more than a myth or ideal.
(c) The "old Negro" is very much active.
(d) The "old Negro"has completely died out.

15. In "Africa for the Africans", what does Domingo say about the enslavement of Negroes?
(a) Enslavement still exists today.
(b) Negroes haves been manipulated into killing and enslaving Negroes.
(c) Africa enslaved the most slaves before the US Civil War.
(d) They were all enslaved once.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the main character of "Sweat" afraid of?

2. According to Domingo, what are the men of the "New Crowd" filled with?

3. What question is posed in regards to leadership roles of "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?

4. What is the essay "To a Dark Girl" about?

5. What does the poem immediately following "The Legacy of Ancestral Arts" by Countee Cullen address?

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