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. In 1935, what leader of the Texas state committee insisted that Texas Whites would object to an integrated Texas community?
(a) Paul Minors.
(b) Dwight D. Eisenhower.
(c) Martin B. Hidgins.
(d) Lyndon B. Johnson.

2. Who was quoted at the opening of the chapter "The Second World War and After"?
(a) Virginia Durr.
(b) Sojourner Truth.
(c) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(d) Malcolm X.

3. What magazine "editorialized that brown skin was . . . more appealing to Whites"?
(a) "Ebony."
(b) "The Crisis."
(c) "Half-Century."
(d) "Rapture."

4. What cigar company found itself in the middle of a strike in 1917 in Norfolk, Virginia?
(a) The Richmond Cigar Company.
(b) The Virginia Cigar Company.
(c) The American Cigar Company.
(d) The East Coast Cigar Company.

5. In what state was Mary McLeod Bethune born?
(a) Tennessee.
(b) Virginia.
(c) South Carolina.
(d) Kentucky.

6. How much could a young unmarried woman in domestic service in the North earn in a week during 1920?
(a) $4.00.
(b) $6.00.
(c) $8.00.
(d) $3.00.

7. America was the ___________ nation to enfranchise women.
(a) 22nd.
(b) 12th.
(c) 36th.
(d) 5th.

8. After the strike on the pecan factory in St. Louis ended, how much more per week did the women working there get paid?
(a) 8 dollars more a week.
(b) 6 dollars more a week.
(c) 2 dollars more a week.
(d) 4 dollars more a week.

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

10. In 1916, what group launched a campaign to save the home of Frederick Douglass from default?
(a) NAACP.
(b) NACW.
(c) NLBW.
(d) NOCL.

11. What mission in New York, helped women get job-placement, job training, and offered Afro-American history courses?
(a) Purple Iris Mission.
(b) The Tulip Mission.
(c) White Rose Mission.
(d) The Oak Mission.

12. 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.

13. What show featured Black women singing arias from "Faust," "Rigoletto," and other operas?
(a) Octoroons.
(b) Classics on Stage.
(c) Saved.
(d) Metamorphsis.

14. What did Elise McDougald state was assuming a subordinate place in regard to feminists efforts?
(a) "The equality struggle."
(b) "The sex struggle."
(c) "The struggle of race."
(d) "The struggle of Black women alone."

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What state law covered under federal legislation, declared that one spouse must resign if the other was gainfully employed?

2. How many American women were working 1945?

3. Why did the magazine of the NAACP in 1919 state that Black women felt pride for Black men during the race riots?

4. Who was elected President of the United States in 1932?

5. In 1937, how many Black woman walked out of the I.N. Vaughn Company because of low wages and hard work?

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