Black History Ultimate Trivia Quiz

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Black History Quizzes & Trivia

There is a lot we get to know about the history of African- Americans when we celebrate black history month. Some people don’t want to accept it, but blacks had a lot to do with where America is at today. Take up this black history ultimate quiz and see just how much you know about the history of Black-Americans. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1492 I traveled with Christopher Columbus on his first expedition to the new world?
    • A. 

      A. Pedro Alonso Nino

    • B. 

      B. Sacagawea

    • C. 

      C. Lucy Terry

    • D. 

      D. Leroy Smith

  • 2. 
    In what year and in what city was the first black theater company founded?
    • A. 

      A. 1809 and Maine

    • B. 

      B. 1816 and Philadelphia

    • C. 

      C. 1821 and New York

    • D. 

      D. 1825 and Boston

  • 3. 
    In 1839 we were slaves on this ship only to take it over and sail to long island, where we would eventually win freedom?
    • A. 

      A. Guerrero

    • B. 

      B. Amistad

    • C. 

      C. Henrietta Marie

    • D. 

      D. Wildfire

  • 4. 
     In 1867 Five all black colleges were founded, what are they?
    • A. 

      A. Wilberforce University, Bethune Cookman, Talladega College, Kentucky State, and Lincoln University

    • B. 

      B. Talladega College, Morgan State College, Central State University, Clark Atlanta, and Lane

    • C. 

      C. Howard University, Morgan State, Talladega College, St. Augustine college, and Johnson C. Smith College

    • D. 

      D. Johnson C. Smith college, Howard University, Wilberforce University, Paul Quinn, and Elizabeth City State

  • 5. 
    Who shot Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968?
    • A. 

      John Wilkes Booth

    • B. 

      Lee Harvey Oswald

    • C. 

      James Earl Ray

    • D. 

      Gavrilo Princip

  • 6. 
    Who became the first African American to graduate from Harvard University?
    • A. 

      W. E. B. Du Bois

    • B. 

      Thurgood Marshall

    • C. 

      Charles Hamilton Houston

    • D. 

      Richard Theodore Greener

  • 7. 
    The PGA was considered "Caucasian Only" until which golfer joined?
    • A. 

      Lee Elder

    • B. 

      Pete Brown

    • C. 

      Charles Sifford

    • D. 

      Tiger Woods

  • 8. 
    Whose proposal that Congress consider civil rights legislation culminated in the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • C. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • D. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson