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. What was sold to raise part of the rest of the money needed to finance the school that Bethune needed to start her school?
(a) Pies and cakes.
(b) Poems.
(c) Books.
(d) Songs.

2. What novel described all kinds of women with poetic rapture?
(a) "The Southern Rapture."
(b) "Cane."
(c) "The River."
(d) "A Floating Iris."

3. What school, according to the chapter "The Radical Interracialists," was tongue-lashed by Congress for its library containing a book on socialism?
(a) Harvard University.
(b) William and Mary University.
(c) Princeton University.
(d) Howard University.

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

5. What was the name of the student that spoke out against the Congressional tongue-lashing a university received for having a book on socialism in it's library?
(a) Countee Cullen.
(b) Zora Neale Hurston.
(c) Maya Angelou.
(d) Langston Hughes.

6. How many brothers and sister did Mary McLeod Bethune have?
(a) 11.
(b) 22.
(c) 16.
(d) 3.

7. Why did the magazine of the NAACP in 1919 state that Black women felt pride for Black men during the race riots?
(a) Because the Black man had "not backed down from each other."
(b) Because the Black man had "stood up for the Black woman."
(c) Because the Balck men had "stood like men."
(d) Because the Black men had "taken out the White man for once."

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

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

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

11. Who was the YWCA's first Black secretary?
(a) Theresa Singer.
(b) Madra Biship.
(c) Sandra Bruns.
(d) Eva Bowles.

12. How many, counting Mary McLeod Bethune, of her siblings were able to attend school?
(a) 11.
(b) 3.
(c) 1.
(d) 7.

13. 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) 6.
(b) 18.
(c) 154.
(d) 27.

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

15. 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) Henry L. Stimson.
(b) Thomas J. Watters.
(c) Gordon M. Myers.
(d) Michael J. Simpson.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year was the first segregated YWCA chartered in Ohio?

2. What, according to the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation," did Black women believe was essential to "racial harmony"?

3. How many Black branches of the YWCA were there by 1919?

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

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

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