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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. During the 1920s, what rate shot up?
(a) Suicide rate.
(b) Birth rate.
(c) Marriage rate.
(d) Divorce rate.

2. According to the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation," where did Black and White women "find a common meeting ground"?
(a) Women in the workplace issues.
(b) Patriarchial issues.
(c) Sexual orientation.
(d) Religious orientation.

3. In what year did Legenia Burns Hope organize the Atlanta Neighborhod Union?
(a) 1908.
(b) 1896.
(c) 1921.
(d) 1919.

4. In 1945, what percent of the American workforce was women?
(a) 54%.
(b) 14%.
(c) 76%.
(d) 38%.

5. Why did the magazine of the NAACP in 1919 state that Black women felt pride for Black men during the race riots?
(a) Because the Black men had "taken out the White man for once."
(b) Because the Black man had "not backed down from each other."
(c) Because the Black man had "stood up for the Black woman."
(d) Because the Balck men had "stood like men."

6. What was the first theatrical production to feature attractively costumed, glamorous Black women?
(a) The Dixie Mason Show.
(b) The Southern Black Belle.
(c) The Song of the South Show.
(d) The Creole Show.

7. Who was the first Black woman elected to the YWCA's national board in 1924?
(a) Elizabeth Ross Haynes.
(b) Lugenia Hope.
(c) Mary Jackson.
(d) Lucy C. Laney.

8. In what year was the Council for Interracial Cooperation founded?
(a) 1938.
(b) 1905.
(c) 1920.
(d) 1947.

9. What year's census showed that "all women employed in manufacturing and mechanical industries were Black"?
(a) 1940.
(b) 1950.
(c) 1910.
(d) 1920.

10. What novel described all kinds of women with poetic rapture?
(a) "The River."
(b) "A Floating Iris."
(c) "Cane."
(d) "The Southern Rapture."

11. How many people, out of the 139 named, were of mixed heritage in W.E.B. Du Bois' "Who's Who of Colored Americans"?
(a) 124.
(b) 65.
(c) 3.
(d) 15.

12. What, according to the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation," did Black women believe was essential to "racial harmony"?
(a) "The balance of spheres."
(b) "The necessity of equality."
(c) "The contribution of women."
(d) "The downfall of male dominance."

13. What poet did Bethune hire as an assistant for her position as the Negro Affairs director?
(a) Jean Toomer.
(b) Frank Horne.
(c) Zora Neal Hurston.
(d) Langston Hughes.

14. How many American women were working 1945?
(a) 35 million.
(b) 20 million.
(c) 7 million.
(d) 11 million.

15. How many lynching took place between 1919 and 1923?
(a) 100.
(b) 239.
(c) 179.
(d) 301.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many, counting Mary McLeod Bethune, of her siblings were able to attend school?

2. Where was the Council for Interracial Cooperation founded?

3. Who was the first Black woman named to the federal bench and also became the Manhattan Borough President in 1954?

4. In what year was the Federal Employment Practices Commission established?

5. Who gave the organization trying to save Frederick Douglass's home the last $500 dollars needed to purchase the mortgage note?

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