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Black History Quiz Bowl 2014

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STEM Breakdown the STEM acronym
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
STEM What is the definiton of STEM
integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into a new cross-disciplinary...
STEM What is Science
Science deals with and seeks the understanding of the natural world (NRC, 1996, p. 24),...
STEM What is Technology
Technology is the modification of the natural world to meet human wants and needs (ITEA,...
STEM What is Engineering
 Engineering is the profession in which the knowledge of the mathematical and natural...
STEM What is Mathematics
Mathematics is the science of patterns and relationships. It provides an exact language...
STEM In what year did Congress pass a bill establishing a National Science Foundation,...
1947
STEM What was established on May 10th, 1950 with the passing of Public Law 81-507?     
National Science Foundation   
STEM What is the National Science Foundation tasked to do?   
  The National Science Foundation (NSF) is tasked to keep the United States at...
STEM What is the College Science Improvement Program and when was it established?   
   October of 1967, the College Science Improvement Program was established...
STEM Fill in the Blank: The first Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science and Mathematics...
October 19th, 1983   
STEM Who is the author of the following quote? "... Leadership tomorrow depends on...
President Barack Obama
STEM Fill in the Blank: The 1957 launch of Russian satellite _________________ inspired...
Sputnik
STEM Multiple Choice: The White House’s 2014 Budget invests _________________ in...
b. $3.1 billion     
STEM In what year did the National Science Foundation (NSF) establish the Historically  Black...
2000   
STEM The NC STEM Learning Network is a consortium of local schools and districts that show...
 Alleghany County Schools, Kannapolis City Schools, Buncombe County Schools, Lee County...
STEM How are the 100 eight grade girls chosen to attend the annual STEM Girls conference...
Girls are selected by teachers and counselors because they have shown an interest in math...
STEM What is the name of the STEM high school closest to Pitt County and where is it located?   
 Wayne School of Engineering on the Goldsboro High School Campus
STEM Multiple Choice: Which North Carolina HBCU landed on Forbes Top Colleges 2013  list?  a)...
  North Carolina A&T State University     
STEM Fill in the Blank: Science Outreach Summer Academy (SOSA) primary objective is to...
 Shaw University   
 
Charles Drew (3 June 1904 – 1 April 1950)  Born in Washington, D.C., Drew...
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams (January 18, 1858 – August 4, 1931)  Williams was...
Emmett Chappelle (born October 25, 1925)  Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Chappelle earned...
Ernest Everett Just (August 14, 1883 – October 27, 1941)  Born in Charleston,...
George Washington Carver (January 1864 – January 5, 1943)  Born into slavery...
Marie Maynard Daly (April 16, 1921 – October 28, 2003)  Born in Corona, Queens,...
Percy Lavon Julian (April 11, 1899 – April 19, 1975)  Alabama-born Julian...
 Philip Emeagwali (born August 23, 1954)  Born in Nigeria in 1954, Philip...
Samuel Massie Jr. (July 3, 1919 – April 10, 2005)  Samuel Massie was born...
Clarence L. Elder  Clarence L. Elder was born in Georgia in 1935. He graduated...
Warren Washington  Washington was born in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Oregon...
Rebecca Cole  Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 16, 1846, Cole attended...
Edward Alexander Bouchet Born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1852, Bouchet was the first...
Charles Henry Turner  Charles Henry Turner was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on...
Erich Jarvis  Neurobiologist Erich D. Jarvis was born on May 6, 1965, in Harlem,...
Roger Arliner Young  Born in Clifton Forge, Virginia in 1889, Young soon moved...
 James Edward Bowman  James Edward Bowman was born on February 5, 1923, in...
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Thomas Price Dooley  Thomas Price Dooley was born in Elberton, Georgia on October...
Mary Styles Harris  Biologist, Geneticist Mary Styles Harris was born on June 26,...
Benjamin Solomon Carson  Benjamin Carson was bon on September 18, 1951 in Detroit,...
Gerald A. Lawson  Gerald Lawson was born in Brooklyn New York on  December...
James E. West  Jim West was born February 10, 1931 in Prince Edward County, Virginia,...
Patricia Bath  Patricia Bath was born in Harlem, New York, on  November...
 Granville T. Woods  Granville T. Woods was born in Columbus, Ohio, on April...
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Shirley A. Jackson  Shirley Ann Jackson, born August 5, 1946, is an  American...
Mark Dean  Born in Jefferson City, Tennessee, on March 2, 1957, computer scientist...
 Marc Hannah  Electrical engineer and computer graphics designer Marc Regis...
Otis F. Boykin  Otis F. Boykin was born on August 29, 1920, in Dallas, Texas. He...
Lonnie Johnson  African-American engineer and inventor Lonnie G.  Johnson...
James C. Letton  Born in Paris, KY, James C. Letton, a retired chemist, held a...
George E. Alcorn  George Edward Alcorn, Jr. was born on March 22, 1940. Alcorn...
 Roy L. Clay  Born in Kinloch, Missouri, Roy L. Clay learned how to  program...
Frederick M. Jones  Frederick McKinley Jones was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on May...
Valerie Thomas  Valerie Thomas was born in May 1943 in Maryland. After graduating...
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George R. Carruthers  George Robert Carruthers was born October 1, 1939 in Cincinnati,...
Norbert Rillieux  Norbert Rillieux was born in New Orleans on March  17,...
Elijah McCoy  Elijah McCoy was born in Colchester, Ontario, Canada on May 2, 1844....
Archibald Alexander  Design and Construction Engineer  Archibald "Archie"...
 David N. Crosthwait, Jr.  Electrical and Mechanical Engineer  David...
Physicist, Engineer  Meredith C. Gourdine was born in Newark, New Jersey on September...
Campbell C. Johnson  Quality Engineer  Campbell C. Johnson was born in...
Lewis Howard Latimer  Engineer (Mechanical and Electrical)  Lewis Howard...
Engineer  Frederick McDonald Massiah was born in Barbados,  West Indies...
Dr. Caldwell McCoy, Jr.  Electrical Engineer  Caldwell McCoy, Jr. was...
DR. APRILLE ERICSSON  Aerospace Engineer (NASA)  Aprille Ericsson was...
O.S. (Ozzie) Williams  Aeronautical Engineer  Oswald S. “Ozzie”...
Dr. Mae C. Jemison  Astronaut and Physician Mae C. Jemison was born on October...
Percy A. Pierre  Electrical Engineer, Mathematician Percy Anthony Pierre was born...
With more than 29,900 members and a mission "to increase the number of culturally responsible...
  Answer: The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)   
Multiple Choice: The “Chicago Six", Anthony Harris, Brian Harris, Stanley L....
Purdue University   
This engineer’s team developed computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing...
Walter Brathwaite   
Who were the Alaska Highway Veterans?     
 black WWII era civil engineers that helped build the Alaska Highway.   
This African American woman obtained a Bachelor of Science Degreein Mechanical Engineering...
Ursula Burns; Xerox   
George Biddle Kelley was the first black engineer registered in the state of New York and...
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
This software giant's scholarships are awarded to high school seniors interested in...
   "Blacks at Microsoft"   
This American multinational computer technology corporation offers $10,000 scholarships...
 Oracle
Fill in the Blank - The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, established in 1999, was initially...
 United Negro College Fund (UNCF)   
Benjamin Banneker  Mathematician, Astronomer Benjamin Banneker was born on November...
Sister Mary Sylvester Deconge  Mathematician  Sister Mary Sylvester Deconge...
Annie Easley  Computer Scientist  Annie Easley was born on April 23, 1933...
Evelyn Boyd Granville  Mathematician  Evelyn Boyd Granville was born in...
Katherine G. Johnson  Space Scientist, Mathematician  Katherine Johnson...
Louis W. Roberts  Physicist and Mathematician  Louis W. Roberts was born...
J. Ernest Wilkins, Jr.  Physicist, Mathematician, Engineer  Jesse Ernest...
David Harold Blackwell  Statistician  David Harold Blackwell was born...
Elbert Frank Cox Mathematician  Elbert Frank Cox was born on December 5, 1895....
Joseph J. Dennis Mathematician Joseph J. Dennis wa sborn on April 11, 1095 in Gainesville,...
Kelly Miller  Mathematician  Miller was born in Winnsboro, South Carolina,...
Clarence F. Stephens  Mathematician  Clarence F. Stephens was born on...
Lee Vernon Stiff  Mathematician  Lee Stiff was born was born in 1949....
Charles Bernard Bell, Jr.  Mathematician  Charles Bernard Bell, Jr. was...
Euphemia Lofton Haynes  Mathematician  Euphemia Lofton Haynes was born...
Walter McAfee Mathematician  Walter McAfee was born September 2, 1914 in Ore...
Arlie Petters  Mathematician  Arlie Petters was born on February 8, 1964  in...
Jonathan D. Farley  Mathematician  Jonathan D. Farley was born in 1970...
Trachette Jackson  Mathematician  Trachette Jackson was born on July 24,...
. Ronald E. Mickens  Mathematician  Ronald E. Mickens was born on February...
Which action designed to oppose a political or business policy is closest to the  approach...
a war protester accepting a jail term rather than registering for the draft     
The abolitionist movement, the women’s suffrage movement, and the 1960’s civil  rights...
 developed significant popular support   
Which generalization can most accurately be drawn from a study of Supreme Court  cases...
   The Supreme Court has helped to determine public policy
The major goal of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s was to  1. establish...
 end segregation based on race     
An original purpose of affirmative action programs was to  1. increase educational...
 increase educational and employment opportunities for women and minorities     
Under Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Supreme Court was considered "activist"  because...
 expansion of individual rights in criminal cases     
When necessary to achieve justice, which method did Martin Luther King, Jr., urge  his...
engaging in civil disobedience     
The main goal of the Seneca Falls Convention (1848) was to  1. obtain equal rights...
 obtain equal rights for women
When President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent Federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas,  during...
Commander-in-Chief     
"Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal."  -Brown v....
require the integration of public schools   
The decisions of the United States Supreme Court in Miranda v. Arizona, Gideon v.  Wainwright,...
 rights of accused persons
After the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, African Americans  continued...
Southern legislatures enacted Jim Crow laws   
The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was primarily concerned with  1. carrying out...
bringing about equal rights for women   
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed in an effort to correct  1. racial and...
racial and gender discrimination     
 “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate...
   equal protection of the law   
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning...
passage of new civil rights acts   
Cesar Chavez created the United Farm Workers Organization Committee (UFWOC)  in...
improve working conditions for migrant laborers  
The federal voting rights laws passed in the 1950s and 1960s were designed to  1....
remove racial barriers to voting   
“I would agree with Saint Augustine that ‘An unjust law is no law at all.’...
civil disobedience
When Susan B. Anthony refused to pay a fine for voting illegally in the election  of...
civil disobedience     
Martin Luther King, Jr. first emerged as a leader of the civil rights movement when  he  1....
led the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama     
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, and the Americans with  Disabilities...
end discrimination against various groups   
The main goal of affirmative action programs is to  1. enforce racial segregation...
promote economic gains for minorities and women   
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed in an effort to correct  1. racial and...
racial and gender discrimination   
Garrett Augustus Morgan  Garrett Augustus Morgan was born in Paris, Kentucky on...
To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives in Congress Assembled, We the  undersigned,...
 petition for redress of grievances 
In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), the Supreme Court ruled that    1. states...
racial segregation was constitutional 
“. . . In a sense we’ve come to our nation’s capital to cash a check....
equal rights for all were guaranteed by the founders of this nation 
The program that promotes preference in hiring for African Americans and other  minorities...
affirmative action
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the...
Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton 
“. . . I was disappointed not to see what is inside Central High School. I don’t...
 sending federal troops to enforce integration 
Filibusters were used by United States Senators from the South in the 1950s and 1960s to    1....
 block passage of civil rights bills 
The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 is often viewed as the beginning of the    1....
women’s rights movement 
During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, activities of the Congress of Racial Equality,...
different approaches can be used to achieve a common goal 
In 1954, the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka advanced the...
declaring that racial segregation in public schools violated the 14th amendment 
. . . Unjust laws exist; shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend...
Civil disobedience is sometimes necessary to bring about change.   
In 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to    1....
enforce a Supreme Court decision to desegregate public schools 
The Equal Pay Act, the Title IX education amendment, and the proposed Equal Rights amendment...
women 
The president acted as commander in chief in response to which event of the civil rights...
refusal of the governor of Arkansas to obey a federal court order to integrate 
Lunch counter sit-ins and the actions of freedom riders are examples of    1....
 nonviolent attempts to oppose segregation 

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