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. 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) 75,000.
(b) 82,000.
(c) 40,000.
(d) 68,000.

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

3. Who became dean of Howard University, was a founding member of the NAACP, and opposed women's suffrage?
(a) Kelly Miller.
(b) Eric Mend.
(c) Francis Maclomb.
(d) Thomas Mandler.

4. Whom did the Fifteenth Amendment permit the right to vote to?
(a) White women.
(b) Black men and white women.
(c) Black men and women.
(d) Black men.

5. Who became the first Black Alderman of Chicago?
(a) Anthony Roberts.
(b) Oscar DePriest.
(c) Jefferson Terrell.
(d) Thomas Paine.

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

7. 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) Harriet Tubman.
(b) J. Rosamond Johnson.
(c) Ida B. Wells.
(d) Sojourner Truth.

8. What was the name of the grocery that had been a target of White resentment?
(a) Southern Grocery.
(b) People's Grocery.
(c) First Street Grocery.
(d) Misson's Grocery.

9. How many Whites were shot on the Saturday night raid on the local Black grocery?
(a) 7.
(b) 5.
(c) 3.
(d) 1.

10. What caused the death of both of Ida B. Wells' parents?
(a) Small pox.
(b) Yellow fever.
(c) Polio.
(d) Diphtheria.

11. In 1914, who were the largest group of voters in South Carolina?
(a) White men.
(b) Black women.
(c) Black men.
(d) White women.

12. Who was known as the "Uncrowned Queen of American Democracy"?
(a) Ida B. Wells.
(b) Lady Somerset.
(c) Sojourner Truth.
(d) Frances Willard.

13. What was the name of the largest Black sorority in 1908?
(a) Kappa Delta Sigma.
(b) Alpha Beta Kappa.
(c) Pi Beta Alpha.
(d) Alpha Kappa Alpha.

14. What novel spoke to the desire of slave women to become the mistress of their masters?
(a) "A Need for More."
(b) "Conditions of the Negro in America."
(c) "The Negro Family."
(d) "Desires of the American Slave."

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. What was the name of the White women's club founded in 1868 because of the exclusion of women journalists.

2. In the chapter "To Be a Woman Sublime," according to Francis Ellen Harper the nineteenth century is discovering what?

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

4. What punishment did Maria receive for attempting to burn down her master's home in Massachusetts?

5. What club was organized by Ida Wells-Barnett in 1913.

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