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Black History

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Black History game quiz
"Some common (and not so common) questions about African Americans who have made a significant impact on the entire world."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Whose refusal to give up her seat on a public bus sparked a boycott of Montgomerey, AL buses from 1955-1956?
    Mary Mcleod Bethune
    Rosa Parks
    Harriet Tubman
    Sojourner Truth


2. What was the name of the organization founded by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
    Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
    Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
    Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE)


3. What was Malcolm X's birth name?
    Frederick Williams
    Malcolm Poole
    Malcolm Little
    Malcolm Shabazz


4. Who was the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad?
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Maria Stewart
    Sojourner Truth
    Harriet Tubman


5. Who founded PUSH?
    Elijah Muhammed
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Rev. Jesse Jackson
    Malcolm X


6. Whose autobiography is entitled "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
    Nikki Giovanni
    Maya Angelou
    Alice Walker
    Toni Morrison


7. Who won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin, Germany?
    Carl Lewis
    Wilma Rudolph
    Jackie Joyner Kersee
    Jesse Owens


8. What boxer's original name is Cassius Clay?
    Muhammad Ali
    Sugar Ray Robinson
    Mike Tyson
    George Foreman


9. What former slave published the newspaper "The North Star"?
    William Wells Brown
    David Walker
    William Lloyd Garrison
    Frederick Douglass


10. Who was the first black woman to speak out publically against slavery?
    Francis Watkins Harper
    Maria Stewart
    Sojourner Truth
    Mary Mcleod Bethune


11. Who assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
    Lee Harvey Oswald
    James Earl Ray
    John Wilkes Booth
    James Delay Beckwith


12. What primarily black female college was founded by two white women in Atlanta, Georgia?
    Tuskegee Institute
    Howard University
    Spelman College
    Lincoln Institute


13. Which fourteen year old black boy was lynched for whistling at a white woman?
    Marcus Williams
    Medgar Evers
    Emmet Till
    Marcus Garvey


14. What is the oldest civil rights organization still working today?
    Answer: (8 Words or 5 letters)


15. Who founded the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama?
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Booker T. Washington
    Marcus Garvey
    William Wells Brown


16. Who organized the Million Man March on October 16,1995?
    Louis Farrakhan
    Malcolm X
    Elijah Muhammed
    Martin Luther King, Jr.


17. Who wrote "Racism 101"?
    Nikki Giovanni
    Toni Morrison
    Alice Walker
    Terri McMillan


18. Who was the first female Egyptian Pharoah?
    Thutmosis
    Nefertiti
    Hatshepsut
    Cleopatra


19. Who founded the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and was known as the '1st Lady of the Civil Rights Movement'?
    Mary Church Terrell
    Margaret Thatcher
    Miss Fannie Lou Hamer
    Mary Mcleod Bethune


20. Who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association?
    Elijah Mohammed
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Louis Walcott
    Marcus Garvey


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