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Lift Every Voice And Sing

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"Lift Every Voice and Sing"

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  • 1. 
    "Lift Every Voice and Sing" is also known as ___________________.
    • A. 

      Amazing Grace

    • B. 

      Star Spangled Banner

    • C. 

      Precious Lord, Take My Hand

    • D. 

      Black National Anthem

  • 2. 
    Who wrote the words to "Lift Every Voice and Sing"?
    • A. 

      Langston Hughes

    • B. 

      Alex Haley

    • C. 

      James Weldon Johnson

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 3. 
    Did the author of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" compose the music to accompany this poem also?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    If the previous question is No, who wrote the music?
    • A. 

      John Rosamond Johnson

    • B. 

      Mahalia Jackson

    • C. 

      W. C. Handy

    • D. 

      Fletcher Hamilton Henderson

  • 5. 
    Where was the author of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" born?
    • A. 

      Birmingham, Alabama

    • B. 

      Richmond Virgina

    • C. 

      Jacksonville, Florida

    • D. 

      Atlanta, Georgia

  • 6. 
    What year was "Lift Every Voice and Sing" written?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1910

    • C. 

      1881

    • D. 

      1907

  • 7. 
    What is the time signature for "Lift Every Voice and Sing"?
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      6/8

    • D. 

      4/4

  • 8. 
    What national organization uses "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as their theme song?
    • A. 

      Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

    • B. 

      International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM)

    • C. 

      National Urban League (NUL)

    • D. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

  • 9. 
    What musical genre does "Lift Every Voice and Sing" fit into?
    • A. 

      Hymn/Spiritual/Folk Song

    • B. 

      Rap

    • C. 

      Blue Grass

    • D. 

      Classical

  • 10. 
    Why was "Lift Every Voice and Sing" written?
    • A. 

      It was originally composed and performed at the Stanton School for Abraham Lincoln's Birthday celebration.

    • B. 

      The author just got bored one day and started writing!

    • C. 

      The author was comissioned to write this song for the newest edition of the African American Heritage Hymnal.

    • D. 

      I have no clue.....