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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. What nation's exhibit did Frederick Douglass preside over at the exposition of 1893?
(a) Cuba.
(b) Jamaica.
(c) South Africa.
(d) Haiti.

8. Where was Mary Church Terrell living when she heard the news of the grocer's lynching?
(a) New York City.
(b) Washington, D.C.
(c) Nashville.
(d) Fairbanks.

9. Who were servant women sold to if they were found guilty of bearing a child of her master's in Virginia?
(a) The local governing male.
(b) The local prison authorities.
(c) Another slave holder outside of Virginia.
(d) The church.

10. According to the chapter "To be a Woman Sublime," what was judged by where a woman wanted to go rather than by where she was?
(a) Worth.
(b) Morality.
(c) Character.
(d) Equality.

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

12. 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) 82,000.
(b) 40,000.
(c) 68,000.
(d) 75,000.

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

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

15. What, by order of the House of Burgesses, were masters of slaves able to do to their servants?
(a) Have intercourse with them.
(b) Whip them.
(c) Hang them.
(d) Starve them.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was by law ordered to be whipped for laying with a negro in 1630?

2. Where did Lucy C. Laney graduate from?

3. Whom did the Fifteenth Amendment permit the right to vote to?

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

5. Who wrote "Voice of the South"?

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