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. Who wrote "Voice of the South"?
(a) Dawn South.
(b) Maria Strena Markerson.
(c) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(d) Anna Julia Cooper.

2. What was established for the purpose of invalid girls to go and help the poor?
(a) Hull House.
(b) Well-Stone Home.
(c) Miller's House.
(d) Farcet House.

3. According to the chapter "Defending Our Name" what did Black women have to confront and redefine?
(a) Womanhood.
(b) Morality.
(c) Racism.
(d) Classism.

4. How much money did the CWL successfully lobby to establish kindergarten classes in 1898?
(a) $4,000.
(b) $12,000.
(c) $7,000.
(d) $20,000.

5. Who from Columbia University described the late nineteenth century as a time of "rapid expansion, desperate competition and peremptory rejection of failure"?
(a) Orsen Walls.
(b) Richard Hofstadter.
(c) Micheal Miller.
(d) Stephen Strenton.

6. How old was Mary Church Terrell when she learned of the lynching of the grocer?
(a) 29.
(b) 26.
(c) 16.
(d) 19.

7. What did Lottie Wilson Jackson not want Black women to be compelled to ride in?
(a) Luggage cars.
(b) "Colored cars."
(c) Third Class.
(d) Smoking cars.

8. Who in February of 1893 was lynched in Paris, Texas under the accusation that he had raped a 5-year-old White girl?
(a) Charlie Moor.
(b) Terrance Scott.
(c) Robert Stank.
(d) Henry Smith.

9. What did Robert Church own, eventually being ransacked in 1866?
(a) A wheat farm.
(b) A grocery.
(c) A saloon.
(d) A barber shop.

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

11. According to an article in "The Independent," as referenced by the text in the chapter "Defending Our Name," what did White women prefer to happen to "keep their husbands straight"?
(a) That "they find suitable White mistresses to ensure pure blood."
(b) That "their husbands do wrong with colored women."
(c) That "slaves were always on the verge of hostility."
(d) That "the bastard children of their husbands were killed."

12. According to the Chapter "Defending Our Name," what city in 1893 exported more cotton than any other city in America?
(a) Birmingham.
(b) Nashville.
(c) Memphis.
(d) Charleston.

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

14. What punishment did Maria receive for attempting to burn down her master's home in Massachusetts?
(a) Sale to a tobacco farm.
(b) Burned at the stake.
(c) Banishment.
(d) Lynched.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who, in 1609, was sold to a group of Native Americans by Captain John Smith?

3. What did the chapter, "To Be A Woman Sublime" state to be a watershed in the history of Black women?

4. What was the name of the Black woman that threatened to boycott the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 if Black women were not given a "more substantial voice in the proceedings"?

5. What, according to the first item of business of the Black leaders' agenda, did women have to defend?

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