When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the text in the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" detail that captains of industry would later be called?
(a) "Easers of Poverty."
(b) "Robber barons."
(c) "Freedom Fighters."
(d) "Dismantlers."

2. What did Ida B. Wells claim "should have a place of honor in every home"?
(a) A deed to the home.
(b) The man of the household.
(c) Freedom papers.
(d) A Winchester rifle.

3. In 1895, who was the principal of the Tuskegee Institute?
(a) Frederick Douglass.
(b) Booker T. Washington.
(c) Terrance Williams.
(d) Andrew Carnegie.

4. According to the text, what were Black women "especially adept" at doing to their masters?
(a) Seducing them.
(b) Burning fields.
(c) Poisoning them.
(d) Escaping them.

5. In 1913, what group organized a march in Washington, D.C. for the day before Woodrow Wilson's inauguration?
(a) The NAWSA.
(b) The BWLA.
(c) The NAACP.
(d) The WOW.

6. Who led the NCLU at its founding meeting in Washington, D.C. in 1869?
(a) Isaac Meyers.
(b) Robert Purvis.
(c) Harriet Forten Remond.
(d) Charles Remond.

7. How many Black female lawyers were there coming into the 1880's?
(a) 10.
(b) 54.
(c) 17.
(d) 5.

8. What did Ida B. Wells-Barnett claim robbed women of one of the most glorious advantages?
(a) Marrying poor.
(b) Not having children.
(c) Ignoring their culture.
(d) Bowing to White power.

9. Whom did Anna Julia Cooper state was the "finest woman I have ever known"?
(a) Her mother.
(b) The slave master's wife.
(c) The slave whom acted as her mother.
(d) Ida B. Wells.

10. In the chapter "To Be a Woman Sublime," according to Francis Ellen Harper the nineteenth century is discovering what?
(a) "Colored women."
(b) "Woman's power over man."
(c) "Woman herself."
(d) "Man's power over woman."

11. Who was the leading suffragist of the Tuskegee Woman's Club (as denoted in the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage")?
(a) Margie Malcolm Knews.
(b) Sarah Brooks Banks.
(c) Adella Hunt Logan.
(d) Dorothy Lewerys.

12. According to Virginia law, if a Christian was found to "commit fornication" with a Negro man or woman, how would his fines multiply?
(a) By two.
(b) By six.
(c) By three.
(d) By four.

13. What did Dr. Cesare Lombroso publish in 1876?
(a) "Science of the Negro."
(b) "Adaptations of the Post-Slave."
(c) "Criminal Man."
(d) "Wickedness of the Black."

14. To whom did Mary Church Terrell look to for help in her address to President Harrison?
(a) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(b) Federick Douglass.
(c) Marcus Garvey.
(d) Martin Luther King, Jr.

15. Who, in the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage," was quoted as saying "divine law makes no distinction between the sexes"?
(a) Ida B. Wells.
(b) Reverend R.E. Wall.
(c) Sojourner Truth.
(d) Frederick Douglass.

Short Answer Questions

1. What caused the death of both of Ida B. Wells' parents?

2. Who, according to the chapter "To be a Woman Sublime," was the wealthiest and best educated Black woman of the time?

3. What was the name of the woman that taught former slaves in the 1860's in the South Carolina Sea Islands?

4. Who, at an 1869 convention, spoke in support of the Fifteenth Amendment?

5. Who was the author of the first Black novel written in America?

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