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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Locke analyze in relation to the conditions and movement of the "new Negro"?
(a) Where they move and migrateto.
(b) What motivated them to move.
(c) Trends and their tendencies to move.
(d) Why they migrated to the locations they chose.

3. Who was selected president for the group that was formed in response to the police's refusals?
(a) Willy Breaks.
(b) William Bradford.
(c) Bill Brooks.
(d) William H. Brooks.

4. What does McKay describe in "A Long Way from Home"?
(a) His journey away from home.
(b) His journey home.
(c) The arrival at Ellis Island.
(d) Mileage.

5. Who wrote "If We Must Die"?
(a) Domingo.
(b) James Weldon Johnson.
(c) Garvey.
(d) Randolph.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the essay "Afro-American Fragment" address?

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

3. Who hates the main character of "Sweat"?

4. In what essay does the author state that "a Negro will turn on another Negro if ordered"?

5. What does Alain Locke suggest in "The New Negro" about the "old Negro"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the attitudes of the men's essays in the section New Negro Radicalism and the interpretation they leave for the reader.

2. Discuss what Wallace Thurman's editorial discusses about magazines aimed at Negroes.

3. Describe the beginning and end of "From the Messenger - A Menace to Radicalism".

4. Describe what happens in Jean Toomer's story "Cane".

5. Discuss the significance in Paul's taking the time to correct the thoughts of the doorman at the hotel in Toomer's story "Cane".

6. Discuss what Nancy Cunard says in "Harlem Reviewed" about Harlem's physical attributes.

7. Discuss how James Weldon Johnson describes Harlem in "Black Manhattan".

8. Discuss what occurred in response to the August 1900 incident.

9. Describe what W. A. Domingo writes the "New Negro" must be able to do in "If We Must Die".

10. Describe what Locke says about the "American Negro" in "The New Negro".

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