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. 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.

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

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

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

5. 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.

6. How many children were in Charlotte Hawkins Brown's family?
(a) 19.
(b) 11.
(c) 9.
(d) 14.

7. Between 1915 and 1920, how many Blacks "heeded its (the North's) call" because of the southern exploitation they faced regarding labor.
(a) 700,000.
(b) 250,000.
(c) 1,000,000.
(d) 500,000.

8. What state law covered under federal legislation, declared that one spouse must resign if the other was gainfully employed?
(a) Federal Women's Work Act.
(b) Federal Economy Act.
(c) Federal Fair Work Act.
(d) Federal Single Family Employment Act.

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

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

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

12. 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 Black women alone."
(d) "The struggle of race."

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many Black judges were "in the system" in New York City?

2. What group in 1927 invited Mary McLeod Bethune to attend a meeting held and hosted by Eleanor Roosevelt?

3. In what year was the Anti-Lynching Crusaders organized?

4. What riot inspired the sonnet that Senator Henry Cabot Lodge placed into "The Congressional Record"?

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

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