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Ruby Bridges Quiz

28 Questions
Ruby Bridges Quiz

Covers the Disney movie Ruby Bridges

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name and year of the new school Ruby attended?
    • A. 

      1860 Booker T. Washington High

    • B. 

      1961 Eisenhower High

    • C. 

      1775 William Frantz Elementary

    • D. 

      1960 William Frantz Elementary

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the city where Ruby lived?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      Houston

  • 3. 
    Why did Ruby’s mother want her to go to a new school?
    • A. 

      She thought Ruby would get a better education

    • B. 

      There would be a lot of blacks

    • C. 

      There would be many white kids

    • D. 

      They lived close to the school

  • 4. 
    Who was Ruby’s teacher?
    • A. 

      Dr. Coles

    • B. 

      Mrs. Henry

    • C. 

      Miss Spencer

    • D. 

      Miss Woodmere

  • 5. 
    Who were the people who protected Ruby on the way to school?
    • A. 

      NAACP

    • B. 

      Her dad

    • C. 

      U.S. Marshals

    • D. 

      Navy

  • 6. 
    Ruby was the first African American to integrate an elementary school in the South: what does the word integrate mean?
    • A. 

      Only blacks could go to a school

    • B. 

      Black and whites going to the same school

    • C. 

      Laws unfair to white children

    • D. 

      Laws unfair to black children

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Ruby makes a very high score on a test and was chosen to go to an all white school

    • B. 

      Ruby plays baseball and hurt her knee

    • C. 

      The dad lost his job

    • D. 

      All white kids left the school when Ruby enrolled

  • 8. 
    What caused Ruby’s dad to lose his job?
    • A. 

      He got hurt by the angry mob and couldn’t work

    • B. 

      The people at his job were furious about his daughter going to the new school

    • C. 

      He found a better job as a painter

    • D. 

      He had a fight at work

  • 9. 
    What did Ruby say to the protesters on her way to school?
    • A. 

      She did not talk to them, she prayed for them

    • B. 

      She finally got angry and threaten them

    • C. 

      She yelled to leave her alone

    • D. 

      She put a spell on them

  • 10. 
    What reason did the vice principal give for lowering Ruby's test scores?
    • A. 

      Ruby’s test scores were to high since she had independent help her scores were inaccurate

    • B. 

      Black children test scores could never be that high

    • C. 

      The teacher took the test for Ruby

    • D. 

      She took the test twice

  • 11. 
    The climax is the most intense part of a story that often leads the reader “on the edge of their seat” wondering what will happen next. Climax is also the turning point which leads to change. What was the first event to take place that caused a change for Ruby at her new school?
    • A. 

      She prayed for the protestors

    • B. 

      The priest took his daughter to school

    • C. 

      She took a test

    • D. 

      Mrs. Henry threaten the Vice Principal

  • 12. 
    Why did Ruby only want to eat packaged food?
    • A. 

      She wanted to gain weight

    • B. 

      She never liked her mother’s cooking

    • C. 

      The irate protestors threaten to poison her food

    • D. 

      She only like packaged foods

  • 13. 
    What threat did Mrs. Henry make to the vice principal that results in the kids being integrated?
    • A. 

      She was going to beat her to a pulp

    • B. 

      Mrs. Henry threaten to burn the school

    • C. 

      She was going to call the superintendent

    • D. 

      She would take all the kids out of the school and start a new one

  • 14. 
    Ruby Bridges was often called a “brave little girl” by her father what attributes does she possess that made her brave?
    • A. 

      She did not show fear when the angry protestors were cruel to her and she had a forgiving heart

    • B. 

      She did not want to go back to that school

    • C. 

      She cried all the time to stay home

    • D. 

      She had nightmares every night but she still prayed for the protesters

  • 15. 
    How does Ruby's dad feel about the "privilege" of Ruby attending an integrated school?
    • A. 

      He was excited

    • B. 

      He was unsure and livid with all that took place

    • C. 

      He never been happier

    • D. 

      He was elated and knew this would change the world

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The other teachers at the school were distant and did not speak to Ruby’s teacher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Ruby’s first day of school was great, she met all the other kids in her class and everyone adored her.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Ruby Nell Bridges
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 21. 
    Barbara Henry
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 22. 
    Dr. Robert Coles
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 23. 
    Abon Bridges
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 24. 
    Lucille "Lucy" Bridges
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 25. 
    Jane Coles
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 26. 
    Dr. Broyard
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 27. 
    Miss Woodmere
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

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