What Do You Know About Cesar Chavez Day? Trivia Quiz

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Cesar Chavez Day is a U. S. Federal commemorative holiday which was proclaimed by President Barack Obama in 2014. The holiday celebrates the birth and legacy of the civil rights and labor movement activist Cesar Chavez on March 31 every year. This short quiz will test your knowledge of what you know about Cesar Chavez Day.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following state does not observe Cesar Chavez Day?

    • A.

      Colorado

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    D. Tennessee
    Explanation
    Tennessee does not observe Cesar Chavez Day.

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  • 2. 

    When is the Cesar Chavez Day?

    • A.

      March 13

    • B.

      March 31

    • C.

      March 11 

    • D.

      March 12

    • E.

      Option 5

    Correct Answer
    B. March 31
    Explanation
    Cesar Chavez Day is celebrated on March 31st. This day honors the birthday of Cesar Chavez, who was a prominent civil rights activist and labor leader. Chavez co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. He dedicated his life to fighting for the rights of farm workers and advocating for fair wages and better working conditions. Cesar Chavez Day is recognized as a state holiday in California and several other states in the United States.

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  • 3. 

    What type of holiday is Cesar Chavez Day?

    • A.

      Commemorative holiday

    • B.

      Independence holiday

    • C.

      None of the above

    • D.

      Labour holiday

    Correct Answer
    A. Commemorative holiday
    Explanation
    Cesar Chavez Day is a commemorative holiday that honors the life and achievements of Cesar Chavez, a prominent civil rights and labor leader. This holiday is observed on March 31st each year in several U.S. states, and it serves as a reminder of Chavez's contributions to the labor movement and his advocacy for the rights of farmworkers. It is not an independence holiday or a labor holiday, making "Commemorative holiday" the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    When did Barack Obama make a call for a national holiday in Chavez honor?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2010

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    D. 2008
    Explanation
    In 2008, Barack Obama made a call for a national holiday in Chavez's honor.

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  • 5. 

    How many children did he have with Helen Fabela?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 8. This implies that he had 8 children with Helen Fabela.

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  • 6. 

    Who gave Cesar Chavez Day his significant support?

    • A.

      Colos Santana

    • B.

      Colos Santos

    • C.

      Tracy Brian

    • D.

      Donald Trump 

    Correct Answer
    A. Colos Santana
  • 7. 

    The United Farm Workers was initially known as?

    • A.

      National Farm Workers Association

    • B.

      National Institute for Farmers

    • C.

      National Farm Wisconsin Association

    • D.

      National Association of Farmers

    Correct Answer
    A. National Farm Workers Association
    Explanation
    The correct answer is National Farm Workers Association. This organization was initially known by this name before it later became the United Farm Workers. The National Farm Workers Association was founded in 1962 by Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta to advocate for the rights and improve the working conditions of farm workers in the United States.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of his paternal grandmother? 

    • A.

      Dorotea

    • B.

      Camila

    • C.

      Paula

    • D.

      Beatrice

    Correct Answer
    A. Dorotea
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dorotea. This suggests that the name of his paternal grandmother is Dorotea.

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  • 9. 

    When was Cesar Chavez enlisted in the United States Navy?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      1945

    • C.

      1946

    • D.

      1949

    Correct Answer
    C. 1946
    Explanation
    Cesar Chavez was enlisted in the United States Navy in 1946.

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  • 10. 

    When did Cesar Chavez move to Los Angeles? 

    • A.

      1959

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    A. 1959
    Explanation
    Cesar Chavez moved to Los Angeles in 1959.

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