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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 Hurston think about the originality of Negro artwork?
(a) It's abstract.
(b) It is original, although often discredited.
(c) She thinks it is unoriginal.
(d) It's appealing.
2. Why do people in the village go to visit Uncle Monday in "Uncle Monday"?
(a) To be cured.
(b) To hear his stories.
(c) For his craft.
(d) To take pictures.
3. What is the name of the woman in "Go Down Death"?
4. What is the title of Wallace Thurman's story?
(c) "Infants of Spring".
(d) "Youthful Summer".
5. In the poem "If We Must Die", what does McKay compare the killings of his race to?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the title of Hughes's poem that points out that artistic endeavors can release the "hurt in your heart"?
2. Who is the author of "Sterling Brown: The New Negro Folk Poet"?
3. What is the title of the poem that expresses McKay's love and hatred for America?
4. Who is the author of "Fifty Years"?
5. What is the title of McKay's poem where people gather around a lynched man?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss what Locke addresses in "Art or Propaganda".
2. Discuss what happens in Wallace Thurman's "Infants of Spring".
3. Discuss what "Fifty Years" by James Weldon Johnson addresses and is significant to.
4. Discuss the idea George S. Schuyler's presents in "The Negro-Art Hokum".
5. Discuss what Hughes addresses in his essay, "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain".
6. Describe Uncle Monday in "Uncle Monday" by Hurston.
7. Discuss what James Weldon Johnson says about Dunbar as a poet in "The Book of American Negro Poetry".
8. Explain what Schuyler's essay "Our Greatest Gift to America" is about.
9. Discuss what Hughes notices in most Negro families in relation to their perception of whites in "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain".
10. Describe the term "jook".
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