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. In what city did Black washerwomen announce that they were going to charge a standard rate for their work? (1866)
(a) Nashville.
(b) Memphis.
(c) Jackson.
(d) Montgomery.

2. Who organized the Colored Women's Progressive Association in 1880?
(a) Sojourner Truth.
(b) Ida B. Wells.
(c) Mary Ann Shadd Cary.
(d) Mary Stanton.

3. What exposition in 1893 presented Black women with the opportunity to address the redefining of the criteria of true womanhood?
(a) The American Liberal Exposition.
(b) The Black Rights Exposition.
(c) The World Colombian Exposition.
(d) The Southern Rights Exposition.

4. What was the name of the first Black child born in America?
(a) Baby Douglass.
(b) Baby Wells.
(c) Baby Williams.
(d) Baby Anthoney.

5. 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) Dorothy Lewerys.
(d) Adella Hunt Logan.

6. Who, in 1609, was sold to a group of Native Americans by Captain John Smith?
(a) Scott Maze.
(b) Frederick Glass.
(c) Thomas Slavern.
(d) Henry Spelman.

7. What was the name of the woman that taught former slaves in the 1860's in the South Carolina Sea Islands?
(a) Martha Banks.
(b) Laura Towne.
(c) Sara Brooks.
(d) Mary Wright.

8. 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 four.
(b) By six.
(c) By three.
(d) By two.

9. According to the chapter "Defending Our Name," who "stole the show" at the founding meeting of the uniting of the National Federation of Afro-American Women and the National Association of Colored Women?
(a) Ida B. Wells.
(b) Sojourner Truth.
(c) J. Rosamond Johnson.
(d) Harriet Tubman.

10. What city did the lynching occur at the opening of the book?
(a) Montgomery.
(b) Memphis.
(c) Nashville.
(d) Birmingham.

11. How many Black women were registered to vote in New York, where their vote successfully brought about the delegation of Gertrude Curtis and Laura Fisher to the Republican Convention?
(a) 68,000.
(b) 75,000.
(c) 40,000.
(d) 82,000.

12. In what year was Darwin's "Origin of Species" published?
(a) 1890.
(b) 1786.
(c) 1803.
(d) 1859.

13. What, according to the first item of business of the Black leaders' agenda, did women have to defend?
(a) Complacency.
(b) Their ability to work.
(c) Moral integrity.
(d) Self-love.

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

15. What did the chapter, "To Be A Woman Sublime" state to be a watershed in the history of Black women?
(a) The NAACP.
(b) The organization of the AAWO.
(c) The organization of th YWCA.
(d) The organization of the NACW.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who, according to W.E.B. Du Bois, could you not bribe?

2. What did Dr. Cesare Lombroso publish in 1876?

3. In 1914, who were the largest group of voters in South Carolina?

4. What did the text in the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" detail that captains of industry would later be called?

5. In what year did the Fifteenth Amendment pass?

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