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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. Who was Conrad?
(a) Melba's classmate.
(b) Melba's brother.
(c) Melba's father.
(d) The grocer down the street.
2. Who was the Arkansas president of the NAACP in 1957?
(a) Ed Claxton.
(b) Wiley Branton.
(c) Marjorie Williams.
(d) Daisy Bates.
3. Who said that "integration is no fun"?
(b) Melba's brother, Conrad.
4. Who was the first white person to call Melba "Miss Pattillo"?
(a) A police officer.
(b) A lawyer.
(c) A white reporter.
(d) An NAACP official.
5. Melba's mother was a teacher. What did she teach?
(a) College science.
(b) 11th grade social studies.
(c) Elementary school math.
(d) 7th grade English.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did the reporters sit in the federal courtroom that the Little Rock Nine attended?
2. Who brought food to the Pattillos, saying "So's the white people won't catch you'all shopping and chop your heads off"?
3. Who said, "Are you under lock and key the way I am"?
4. Where were the wrestling matches held that Melba and her grandmother attended?
5. What type of shoes did Melba wear to school?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Melba do before she got in her mother's car for the first day of school at Central High School in Little Rock?
2. What did Melba do with her time on the first day of school after she was forced to return home?
3. Describe the other girls who integrated into Central High School with Melba.
4. Who came to the Pattillo house the day after the first attempt at integration?
5. After two days stuck at home and not being allowed to go to school, what does Melba vow to do?
6. What happened when Melba's dad visited after her first visit to school. Explain what happened.
7. What was Melba's father like and what work did he do?
8. How did the Little Rock Nine get to school on their second attempt?
9. What happened when Melba and her mother leave their neighborhood for Central High School?
10. Describe the federal courtroom that Melba and the other eight students visited.
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