Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Black History Trivia Questions

Our Black History Trivia Questions include the events of African-American history which was a part of American history that will take you back there to learn more about the facts of this old period.

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Q1.What was the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s father's church?
Ebenezer Baptist
Atlanta Southern Baptist
Southern Church of the People
Atlanta Tabernacle

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Q2. What group launched the Freedom Rides in 1961?
CORE-Congress of Racial Equality
ACLU-American Civil Liberties Union
SCLC-Southern Christian Leadership Conference
SNCC-Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

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Q3. At the time of her historic bus incident, what was Rosa Parks' occupation?
Department store seamstress
High school cafeteria worker
Drugstore clerk
Hospital orderly

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Q4. Who wrote the bestselling memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
Maya Angelou
Coretta Scott King
Fannie Lou Hamer
Rosa Parks

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Q5.SNCC member Stokely Carmichael was instrumental in forming the Lowndes County Freedom Organization in Alabama. What was its symbol?
A black panther
The letters MLK
A raised fist
A balance scale

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Q6. What group launched the Freedom Rides in 1961?
CORE-Congress of Racial Equality
SNCC-Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
SCLC-Southern Christian Leadership Conference
ACLU-American Civil Liberties Union

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Q7. What book by Richard Wright was a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club in 1940?
Native Son.
Notes of a Native Son
MaCbook Air
The Outsider

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Q8. What was Muhammad Ali's original name?
Cassius Clay
Aaron Brown
Marcellus Moore
Twitter

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Q9. What famous baseball player said, "Today's black athletes have no idea what we had to endure.”
Ernie Banks
Hank Aaron
Bob Gibson
Willie Mays

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Q10. Harriet Tubman was the most productive conductor on the Underground Railroad. What was her codename?
Frederick Douglass
Ulysses S. Grant
Dred Scott
Nat Turner

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Q11. Where was Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?
Memphis, Tennessee
Atlanta, Georgia
Palm Springs, California
Dallas, Texas

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Q12. Who is this political activist, college professor, and one-time Black Panthers supporter?
Angela Davis
Gloria Steinem
bell hooks
Assata Shakur

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Q13. What is the name for the period of American history immediately following the Civil War?
Reconstruction
Reformation
The Jazz Age
Reparation

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Q14. This historically black men's college in Atlanta boasts Martin Luther King, Jr. among its alumni.
Morehouse
Louisiana State
Howard
Spelman

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Q15. What genre of music is the classic hymn, "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"?
Spiritual
Ballad
Devotional
Tune

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Q16. Which of these facts about civil rights icon Rosa Parks is FALSE?
She was the first black citizen of Montgomery to be arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person.
She was a longtime member of the local NAACP chapter.
She was born in Tuskegee, Alabama.
She did not plan to refuse to give up her bus seat that day.

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Q17. Who was head of the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal for her work for social equality?
Dorothy Height
Fannie Burroughs Height
James Edward Height
Betty Shabazz

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Q18. Andy Murray finally won Wimbledon in the 2010s, picking up the men’s singles title twice. In which year did he first win?
Lena Horne
Edna Louise Scottron
Edwin Fletcher
Horne, Jr.

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Q19.Who was a member of the Harlem Renaissance, an anthropologist, and author of many books, including "Their Eyes Were Watching God"?
Zora Neale Hurston
Langston Hughes
Alice Walker
Toni Morrison

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Q20. Who were the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field - in the 1960 Olympics for the 100 and 200 meters and the 400-meter relay?
Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Xurry Eldridge
Yolanda Eldridge
Djuanna Eldridge

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Q21.Who was denied permission to sing in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) auditorium because of her race in 1939, but later became the first black person to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in 1955?
Marian Anderson
Orpheus H. Fisher
Leontyne Price
Eleanor Roosevelt

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Q22.What was "40 Acres and a Mule"?
A post-Civil War reparations plan.
The first published children's book by an African-American author.
A classic plantation song.
A civil rights manifesto.

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Q23. Who was the first African American woman to win five Grammy Awards in one year?
Lauryn Hill
Missy Elliott
Foxy Brown
Da Brat

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Q24.What is James St. Patrick's nickname on the show Power?
Ghost
Blue
Nino
Spirit

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Q25. What player hit 73 home runs in a season and earned Major League Baseball’s Silver Slugger Award 12 times?

 
Barry Bonds
Jackie Robinson
Hannk Aaron
Willie Mays

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