How Well Do You Know Howard Zinn?

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How Well Do You Know Howard Zinn? - Quiz

Before dying some eight years ago, Howard Zinn was a social activist, historian, political science professor, and playwright. Take this quiz to find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Howard Zinn was born in...
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1921

    • C. 

      1922

    • D. 

      1923

  • 2. 
    Howard Zinn died in which of these years?
    • A. 

      2009

    • B. 

      2010

    • C. 

      2011

    • D. 

      2012

  • 3. 
    What was the nature of Howard Zinn's death? 
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Leukemia

    • C. 

      Heart attack

    • D. 

      Brain tumor

  • 4. 
    Zinn wrote more than how many books? 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

  • 5. 
    At which age did he become a shipyard worker? 
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      19

  • 6. 
    He joined the Air Force and flew bombing missions during World War II at which age?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      21

  • 7. 
    Howard Zinn grew up in which of these cities in the United States?
    • A. 

      Yonkers

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      Buffalo

  • 8. 
    Zinn and Roz married in which of these years?
    • A. 

      1943

    • B. 

      1944

    • C. 

      1945

    • D. 

      1946

  • 9. 
    Zinn's daughter Myla was born in...
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1948

    • C. 

      1949

    • D. 

      1950

  • 10. 
    In which year was he offered a job at Spelman College? 
    • A. 

      1955

    • B. 

      1956

    • C. 

      1958

    • D. 

      1957

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