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

2. According to Locke, why have Negroes been treated a certain way?
(a) Lack of money.
(b) Sterotypes.
(c) Lack of education.
(d) Lack of love.

3. What essay concludes with the idea that labor organizations should "harness the discontent of Negroes" in order to obtain "working class emancipation"?
(a) "If We Must Die".
(b) "Black Manhattan".
(c) "Garveyism".
(d) "From the Messenger - A Menace to Radicalism".

4. What ethnicity is Paul in the essay "Cane"?
(a) Indian.
(b) Italian.
(c) It never says directly.
(d) Spanish.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

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

4. What does Locke attribute to the migration of the "new Negro"?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. Discuss what Locke describes as " a new vision of opportunity" in "The New Negro".

4. Describe what Marcus A. Garvey's "Africa for Africans" reasons.

5. Describe what W. E. B. DuBois's essay "Race Pride" addresses.

6. Discuss the "voodoo" in "Luani of the Jungles" by Langston Hughes.

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

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

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

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

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