The Souls of Black Folk by Du Bois: Summary, Analysis & Themes


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W.E.B. Du Bois was the first African-American to earn a doctoral degree from:

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1. W.E.B. Du Bois wrote 'The Souls of Black Folk' in:

2. The Talented Tenth were:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Souls of Black Folk is a book by W.E.B. DuBois, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the content and ideas of the book. The Talented Tenth will be covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The year The Souls of Black Folk was written
  • University where DuBois earned a doctoral degree
  • What the biggest problem of the 20th century would be according to DuBois

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as The Talented Tenth
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding The Souls of Black Folk

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the following lesson The Souls of Black Folk by DuBois: Summary, Analysis & Themes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the impact of the Reconstruction
  • Understand what double consciousness means
  • Learn about the contributions of Booker T. Washington