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. In 1937, how many Black woman walked out of the I.N. Vaughn Company because of low wages and hard work?
(a) 500.
(b) 200.
(c) 400.
(d) 600.

2. What riot inspired the sonnet that Senator Henry Cabot Lodge placed into "The Congressional Record"?
(a) The Chicago riot.
(b) The Virginia riot.
(c) The New York riot.
(d) The Charleston riot.

3. By the end of 1935, how many northern cities had over 100,000 African-Americans in population?
(a) 17.
(b) 34.
(c) 2.
(d) 11.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. What was the name of the NAACP's magazine?
(a) "The Crisis."
(b) "The Call."
(c) "The Truth."
(d) "The Voice."

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

13. Where was the Council for Interracial Cooperation founded?
(a) Washington, D.C.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Memphis.
(d) Atlanta.

14. 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"?
(a) "Time."
(b) "The Truth."
(c) "Women's Day."
(d) "The Messenger."

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What did the chapter "A Search for Self" compare postwar America to?

2. During Bethune's travel through 21 states, what percentage of young Blacks were on relief?

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

4. Whom did critics in 1900 state was the author of "the most powerful protest novel . . . with the exception of Ann Perry"?

5. How many brothers and sister did Mary McLeod Bethune have?

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