When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America Test | Final 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. What school, according to the chapter "The Radical Interracialists," was tongue-lashed by Congress for its library containing a book on socialism?
(a) Howard University.
(b) Princeton University.
(c) Harvard University.
(d) William and Mary University.

2. Prior to the United States entering into WWII, what percent of school systems refused to hire married women?
(a) 54%.
(b) 77%.
(c) 85%.
(d) 17%.

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

4. According to the chapter "Black Braintrusters," where were the first Black aviators for WWII trained?
(a) West Point.
(b) Quantico.
(c) Tuskegee.
(d) Fort Knox.

5. Who ran unsuccessfully for president of the NACW in 1924?
(a) Ida Well-Barnett.
(b) Mary McLeod Bethune.
(c) Sojourner Truth.
(d) Mary Church Terrell.

6. In what year was the Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education Supreme Court case argued?
(a) 1932.
(b) 1963.
(c) 1946.
(d) 1954.

7. In 1917, Ida Wells-Barnett held a memorial service for how many Black soldiers (hung in accusation for shooting Whites)?
(a) 37.
(b) 19.
(c) 11.
(d) 6.

8. In what year was the Federal Employment Practices Commission established?
(a) 1957.
(b) 1941.
(c) 1924.
(d) 1932.

9. What advertising image did the chapter "A Search for Self" state was grotesque? (As pointed out by Elise McDougald.)
(a) Uncle Ben.
(b) Mrs. Butterworth.
(c) Aunt Jemima.
(d) Rastus-Cream of Wheat.

10. What was the "talk of the twenties"?
(a) Femininity.
(b) Feminism.
(c) Women working?
(d) Social change.

11. In what year was the first segregated YWCA chartered in Ohio?
(a) 1906.
(b) 1818.
(c) 1921.
(d) 1893.

12. Who gave the organization trying to save Frederick Douglass's home the last $500 dollars needed to purchase the mortgage note?
(a) Madame C.J. Walker.
(b) The widow of W.E.B. DuBois.
(c) Fanny Mae.
(d) Sarah Michaels.

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

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

15. Whom did critics in 1900 state was the author of "the most powerful protest novel . . . with the exception of Ann Perry"?
(a) Pauline Hopkins.
(b) Mary May Wright.
(c) Francis Burks.
(d) Laura Sterns.

Short Answer Questions

1. At which bible institute did Mary McLeod Bethune study?

2. What magazine, in January 1924, announced that it would "show in pictures as well as writing, Negro women who are unique, accomplished, beautiful, intelligent, industrious, talented, and successful"?

3. What poet did Bethune hire as an assistant for her position as the Negro Affairs director?

4. In what year did Legenia Burns Hope organize the Atlanta Neighborhod Union?

5. During the 1920s, what rate decreased?

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