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Question 1: Oscar Micheaux at the ________
Amazon.comInternet Movie DatabaseBox Office MojoCDNOW

Question 2: Although predated by the short lived ________ that put out smaller films, he is regarded as the first African-American feature filmmaker, and the most prominent producer of race films.
ChicagoOmaha, NebraskaLincoln Motion Picture CompanyLos Angeles

Question 3: Micheaux (sometimes written as "Michaux") was born near Metropolis, Illinois and grew up in ________, one of eleven children of former slaves.
Hays, KansasSalina, KansasBarton County, KansasGreat Bend, Kansas

Question 4: His body was returned to ________, where he was interred in the Great Bend Cemetery, alongside members of his family.
Great Bend, KansasSalina, KansasBarton County, KansasHays, Kansas

Question 5: Micheaux died in ________, during a business trip.
Raleigh, North CarolinaCharlotte metropolitan areaDurham, North CarolinaCharlotte, North Carolina

Question 6: In his film Within Our Gates, Micheaux attacked the racism depicted in the ________ film, The Birth of a Nation.
Broken BlossomsD. W. GriffithD. W. Griffith filmographyIntolerance (film)

Question 7: As a young man, he very successfully homesteaded a farm in an all-white area of ________, where he began writing stories.
South DakotaMissouriNebraskaNorth Dakota

Question 8: Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (2 January 1884 – 25 March 1951) was an American ________ and film director.
ProofreadingAuthorCopy (written)Editing

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