BHM Trivia For Kick-off 2013

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  • 1. 
    Bonus Questions: Why was February chosen for Black History Month?
    • A. 

      It is the shortest month of the year

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born in that month

    • C. 

      It is the same month as Mardi Gras

    • D. 

      Rosa Parks and John F. Kennedy were born in that month

  • 2. 
    Both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X were shot and killed at the same age. Both were _____ when they died.
    • A. 

      29

    • B. 

      39

    • C. 

      49

    • D. 

      59

  • 3. 
    Which of these was NOT Invented by a Black person?
    • A. 

      Peanut Butter

    • B. 

      Super Soaker

    • C. 

      Fire Extinguisher

    • D. 

      Gas Mask

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Who was the first Black U.S. Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      Thurgood Marshall

    • B. 

      Colin Powell

    • C. 

      Condoleezza Rice

    • D. 

      Jesse Jackson

  • 5. 
    The Underground railroad was ________.
    • A. 

      A group of businesses secretly run by Slaves

    • B. 

      A network of houses and paths to help slaves get to the north

    • C. 

      A railroad slave owners used to transport slaves from plantation to plantation

    • D. 

      A secret path southern slave owners used to kidnap black people from the north

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