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Black History Quizzes & Trivia

There are a lot of African Americans that have made a difference throughout history, and to ensure that we do not forget their contributions to the culture, we celebrate them in black history month. Take this quiz and learn more about black history, the heroes we have had and those whose presence is still felt. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Basketball player

    • B. 

      Tennis player

    • C. 

      Track star

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Traffic light, gas mask

    • B. 

      Traffic light,cars

    • C. 

      Gas mask,stop sign

  • 3. 
    Charles Drew is responsible for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Refrigerator

    • B. 

      Blood banks

    • C. 

      Plastic surgery

  • 4. 
    Jackie Robinson was the first African American to do what?
    • A. 

      Play major league football

    • B. 

      Play major league baseball

    • C. 

      Hit a home run at Yankees Stadium

  • 5. 
    He started the "Back to Africa Movement",and was later deported back to his homeland in Jamaica
    • A. 

      Malcolm X

    • B. 

      James Del Rio

    • C. 

      Marcus Garvey

  • 6. 
    She was the first African American to publish her writings
    • A. 

      Phyllis Wheatly

    • B. 

      Ida Wells

    • C. 

      Marion Shea

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Dionne Warwick

    • B. 

      Lena Horne

    • C. 

      Diana Ross

  • 8. 
    Who was last black actress to win the Academy Award"s Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2006?
    • A. 

      Whoopi Goldberg

    • B. 

      Jennifer Hudson

    • C. 

      Haddie McDaniel

  • 9. 
    Who was the Ladies World Figure Skating Championship in 1986?
    • A. 

      Peggy Flemming

    • B. 

      Dorthy Hamil

    • C. 

      Debbie Thomas

  • 10. 
    Who holds the record of 100 points scored in a single NBA game?
    • A. 

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • B. 

      Lebron James

    • C. 

      Earl "the Pearl" Monroe

  • 11. 
    What was the nickname for the all Black 332d Fighter Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps which escorted Allied Bombers through European airspace on 1,578 mission during World War II?
    • A. 

      Flying Blue Aces

    • B. 

      Tuskegee Airmen

    • C. 

      92nd bomber squadron

  • 12. 
    What service did the first African American female millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker, provide?
    • A. 

      Food distribution

    • B. 

      Investment advice

    • C. 

      Beauty products

  • 13. 
    Who was the pitcher in the Negro Baseball league who developed bat-badger, and jump ball and was elected into Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971?
    • A. 

      Satchel Paige

    • B. 

      Jackie Robinson

    • C. 

      Larry Doby

  • 14. 
    In what year did Harriet Tubman escape slavery?
    • A. 

      1797

    • B. 

      1849

    • C. 

      1929

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Clarence Thomas

    • B. 

      Thurgood Marshall

    • C. 

      Hugo Black

  • 16. 
    What was the first Black owned company to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange?
    • A. 

      Johnson and Johnson

    • B. 

      BET Black Entertainment Television

    • C. 

      Jumpman

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Maya Angelou

    • B. 

      Terry McMillian

    • C. 

      Gwendolyn Brooks

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Henry Ford

    • B. 

      Charles Richard Patterson

    • C. 

      Charles Buick

  • 19. 
    What tennis champion and golfer earned her place in the Black Hall of Fame in 1974?
    • A. 

      Zina Garrison

    • B. 

      Serena Willians

    • C. 

      Althea Gibson

  • 20. 
    Who is the author who wrote" I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
    • A. 

      Maya Angelou

    • B. 

      Alice Walker

    • C. 

      June Jordan