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. How many days did it take the Black female workers and the I.N. Vaughn Company to come to an agreement on new work conditions and wages?
(a) 18.
(b) 27.
(c) 154.
(d) 6.

2. In 1941, who was the Secretary of War that Bethune wrote to regarding the war department's failure to invite the NCNW to a meeting that was organizing women for the war effort?
(a) Gordon M. Myers.
(b) Thomas J. Watters.
(c) Henry L. Stimson.
(d) Michael J. Simpson.

3. In 1915, how many students graduated from Daytona School for Girls?
(a) 5.
(b) 3.
(c) 11.
(d) 17.

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

5. How many Black judges were "in the system" in New York City?
(a) 11.
(b) 2.
(c) 5.
(d) 0.

6. What was the name of the St. Louis Black woman that led a strike against a pecan factory owner?
(a) Sandra Blantly.
(b) Mildred Stevens.
(c) Fanny Mae Smith.
(d) Connie Smith.

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

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

9. How much did the cost of living rise from 1914 to 1918?
(a) 31%.
(b) 22%.
(c) 53%
(d) 69%.

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

11. 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) William and Mary University.
(c) Princeton University.
(d) Harvard University.

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

13. What did the chapter "A Search for Self" compare postwar America to?
(a) "A hunt with no prey."
(b) "A hall of mirrors."
(c) "An unending tunnel."
(d) "A dense forest."

14. Who was elected President of the United States in 1932?
(a) Hoover.
(b) FDR.
(c) Ford.
(d) Harrison.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What did the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation" name as the most "pressing reason to draw out the poison of racial antagonism"?

2. What advertising image did the chapter "A Search for Self" state was grotesque? (As pointed out by Elise McDougald.)

3. What school did the Daytona School for Girls merge with?

4. In 1917, Ida Wells-Barnett held a memorial service for how many Black soldiers (hung in accusation for shooting Whites)?

5. In what year was the Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education Supreme Court case argued?

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