What Do You Know About Lyceum Movement? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Lyceum Movement? Trivia Quiz

The lyceum movement is an organization that sponsored public programs and which flourished in the mid 19th Century, particularly in the Northeast and Midwest of America and some even lasted up until the early 20th Century. If you like culture and history take our quiz and have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did this organization start?
    • A. 

      After the gold rush

    • B. 

      After the abolition of slavery

    • C. 

      After the civil rights movement.

    • D. 

      After the civil war.

  • 2. 
    What was the purpose of this organization?
    • A. 

      The development of adult education in America

    • B. 

      The development of young American talent

    • C. 

      The development of women artists in America

    • D. 

      The development of child actors in America

  • 3. 
    Who founded the first American Lyceum?
    • A. 

      Josiah Holbrook

    • B. 

      Josh Holbrook

    • C. 

      Jake Holl

    • D. 

      Joyce Holbrook

  • 4. 
    In what year was the first Lyceum created?
    • A. 

      In 1826

    • B. 

      In 1850

    • C. 

      In 1880

    • D. 

      In 1898

  • 5. 
    When did the lyceum movement reach its peak? 
    • A. 

      During the antebellum era

    • B. 

      During the antebellum movement

    • C. 

      During the resurgence of rhythm and blues

    • D. 

      It was never that popular

  • 6. 
    What were lyceums used for after the American civil war?
    • A. 

      As a way to inform and entertain people.

    • B. 

      As a way to educate the poor.

    • C. 

      As a venue for traveling entertainers.

    • D. 

      As a way to teach children with disabilities

  • 7. 
    Where did young Abraham Lincoln give a speech at a Lyceum?
    • A. 

      In Springfield, Illinois

    • B. 

      In California

    • C. 

      In Chicago

    • D. 

      New York, New York

  • 8. 
    What are the activities that made up the Lyceum movement?
    • A. 

      Lectures, dramatic performances, class instructions, and debates

    • B. 

      Lectures.

    • C. 

      Lectures and poetry

    • D. 

      Class instructions and poetry.

  • 9. 
    How were the places where the Lyceum activities took place called?
    • A. 

      Lyceum circuits.

    • B. 

      Auditoriums.

    • C. 

      Classrooms.

    • D. 

      Theaters.

  • 10. 
    In what part of America did this type of activity flourish?
    • A. 

      On the East coast of the United States.

    • B. 

      Near the border with Canada

    • C. 

      In the South

    • D. 

      In the Northeast and Midwest of the United States.