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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 is "City Love" about?
(a) A person falling in love with the city.
(b) A couple falling in love.
(c) A boy and a girl trying to find a hotel room.
(d) Life in the city.

2. Who is the essay "Luani of the Jungles" about?
(a) A monkey.
(b) A sailor.
(c) A rabi.
(d) A doctor.

3. What happens to Sykes?
(a) Delia leaves him.
(b) He is shot.
(c) His mistress leaves him.
(d) A snake bites and kills him.

4. What does the "old crowd" recommend in "A New Crowd - A New Negro"?
(a) Conservative changes.
(b) Radical changes.
(c) Conservative measures.
(d) Radical measures.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the author of "Harlem Reviewed"?

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

3. What kind of changes does Locke see in the overall perception of Negroes?

4. What seems to be the consensus of the essays in "New Negro Radicalism"?

5. Who gives a list of leaders who fall under the category of the "Old Crowd"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Discuss what happens in Fisher's story "Blades of Steel".

2. What does Helene Johnson's poem "Poem" describe?

3. Describe how Alain Locke's "The New Negro" defines the "new negro" as.

4. Discuss what Effie's role represents in Fisher's story "Blades of Steel".

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

6. Describe Randolph's description of how the "new crowd" should behave in his essay "A New Crowd - A New Negro".

7. Describe the question Randolph poses in his essay "A New Crowd - A New Negro".

8. Describe what theme the first essays in the section "New Negro Radicalism" have in common.

9. Describe how Domingo finds any person ever accused of being involved with race riots in his essay "Race Pride".

10. What does "Garveyism" by A. Phillip Randolph address?

(see the answer keys)

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