Quiz: Do You Know About Arkansas Black History?

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Quiz: Do You Know About Arkansas Black History?

The Black History Quiz Bowl is a question and answer game of general knowledge and quick recall based on African-American History. Game questions include topics, from history, inventions, famous first, the arts and entertainment, social sciences, sports, and current events.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is known as the father of Black History?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther King

    • B. 

      Carter G. Woodson

    • C. 

      Barack Obama

    • D. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 2. 
    Who invented the automatic fishing reel?
    • A. 

      George Cook

    • B. 

      W. B. Purvis

    • C. 

      Lewis Latimer

    • D. 

      O. Dorsey

  • 3. 
    Name the inventor of the adding machine?
    • A. 

      John L. Love

    • B. 

      Shelby Davidson

    • C. 

      W. H. Richardson

    • D. 

      Alexander Miles

  • 4. 
    Who invented the cellular phone?
    • A. 

      Alfred Benjamin

    • B. 

      L. C. Bailey

    • C. 

      Lewis Latimer

    • D. 

      Henry T. Sampson

  • 5. 
    Where was Malcolm X killed?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts State Prison

    • B. 

      His House, Queens

    • C. 

      Downtown Boston

    • D. 

      Audubon Ballroom, Manhattan

  • 6. 
    At its height, what was the slave population in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      About 1 Million

    • B. 

      About 2 Million

    • C. 

      About 500,000

    • D. 

      About 4 million

  • 7. 
    Who was the first African American Nobel Peace Prize winner?
    • A. 

      Albert John Lutul

    • B. 

      Ralph Bunche

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

  • 8. 
    Who was the first African American to serve as a U.S. Senator?
    • A. 

      Edward Brooke

    • B. 

      Hiram Revels

    • C. 

      Carol Mosley Braun

    • D. 

      Blanche K. Bruce