The Great Migration Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which word is defined as -  a situation in which the rights of a person or a group of people are ignored?  

    • A.

      Injustice

    • B.

      Assaulted

    • C.

      Exodus

    • D.

      Critical

    Correct Answer
    A. Injustice
    Explanation
    Injustice is the correct answer because it refers to a situation where the rights of a person or a group of people are ignored. It implies a lack of fairness or equality in the treatment of individuals, often resulting in unfair or oppressive actions.

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  • 2. 

    Which word is defined as - the crime of trying or threatening to hurt someone physically?  

    • A.

      Assaulted

    • B.

      Segregation

    • C.

      Intolerant

    • D.

      Restrictive

    Correct Answer
    A. Assaulted
    Explanation
    Assaulted is the correct answer because it is the word that is defined as the crime of trying or threatening to hurt someone physically. Assault refers to the act of intentionally causing apprehension of harmful or offensive contact, and assaulted is the past tense form of this verb. This term specifically relates to the crime of physically harming or threatening someone, making it the most appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 3. 

    Which word is defined as - a person who has the job to find suitable people and get them to join a company, an organization, the armed forces, etc?  

    • A.

      Recruiter

    • B.

      Social mobility

    • C.

      Lawyer

    • D.

      Social Worker

    Correct Answer
    A. Recruiter
    Explanation
    A recruiter is a person who is responsible for finding suitable individuals and persuading them to join a company, organization, or the armed forces. They play a crucial role in the hiring process by sourcing potential candidates, conducting interviews, and assessing their qualifications and fit for the position. Recruiters are skilled in identifying talent and matching it with the needs of the organization, ensuring that the best candidates are selected for the job.

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  • 4. 

    ____________________________  was an African - American artist born during the Great Migration, who painted a series of paintings telling the story of African - American migration from the South.  

    • A.

      Jacob Lawrence

    • B.

      Booker T. Washington

    • C.

      George Washington Carver

    • D.

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    Correct Answer
    A. Jacob Lawrence
    Explanation
    Jacob Lawrence was an African-American artist born during the Great Migration, who painted a series of paintings telling the story of African-American migration from the South.

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  • 5. 

    Which word is defined as - the practice of keeping people of different races separated?  

    • A.

      Segregation

    • B.

      Rural

    • C.

      Restrictive

    • D.

      Intolerant

    Correct Answer
    A. Segregation
    Explanation
    Segregation is the correct answer because it refers to the practice of keeping people of different races separated. It involves the enforced separation of different racial or ethnic groups in various aspects of daily life, such as housing, education, and public facilities. This practice has been historically used to maintain racial inequality and discrimination.

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  • 6. 

    Which word is defined as - a situation in which many people leave a place at the same time?  

    • A.

      Exodus

    • B.

      Reconstruction

    • C.

      Social mobility

    • D.

      Influx

    Correct Answer
    A. Exodus
    Explanation
    The word "exodus" is defined as a situation in which many people leave a place at the same time. This word is commonly used to describe a mass departure or emigration of a large group of people from a particular location. It implies a significant movement or migration of individuals, often due to specific circumstances such as war, political instability, or economic factors.

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  • 7. 

    __________________________ was the time period from roughly 1910 - 1940 where African Americans left the rural south in great numbers looking for jobs in the big cities of the North and West.

    • A.

      The Great Migration

    • B.

      Westward Expansion

    • C.

      Reconstruction

    • D.

      The Civil War

    Correct Answer
    A. The Great Migration
    Explanation
    The Great Migration refers to the time period from roughly 1910-1940 when African Americans left the rural south in large numbers in search of better job opportunities in the urban areas of the North and West. This movement was driven by factors such as racial discrimination, lack of economic opportunities, and the promise of better living conditions in the North and West. The Great Migration had a significant impact on the social, cultural, and political landscape of the United States, as it led to the growth of African American communities in urban areas and contributed to the development of the Civil Rights Movement.

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  • 8. 

    Which word is defined as - not willing to allow some people to have equality, freedom, or other social rights?  

    • A.

      Intolerant

    • B.

      Prohibited

    • C.

      Critical

    • D.

      Civil rights

    Correct Answer
    A. Intolerant
    Explanation
    Intolerant is the correct answer because it means not willing to allow some people to have equality, freedom, or other social rights. It refers to a person or group who shows prejudice or discrimination towards others based on their race, religion, gender, or other characteristics.

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  • 9. 

    ______________________ are the rights that every person should have regardless of his or her sex, race, or religion.  

    • A.

      Civil rights

    • B.

      Segregation rights

    • C.

      Taxation rights

    • D.

      Labor rights

    Correct Answer
    A. Civil rights
    Explanation
    Civil rights are the rights that every person should have regardless of their sex, race, or religion. These rights include the right to equal treatment, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the right to vote. Civil rights are essential for promoting equality and ensuring that all individuals have the same opportunities and protections under the law. They are a fundamental aspect of a democratic society and are protected by laws and regulations to prevent discrimination and promote inclusivity.

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  • 10. 

    Places that are not highly populated and are referred to as "the country" are _______________.  

    • A.

      Rural

    • B.

      Prohibited

    • C.

      Non-agricultural

    • D.

      Critical

    Correct Answer
    A. Rural
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "rural". This refers to places that are not densely populated and are often associated with countryside or farming areas. These areas typically have a lower population density compared to urban or suburban areas.

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