Black History Month Quiz

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Black History Quizzes & Trivia

With the inauguration of our first black president, February as Black History Month takes on even greater meaning. Test your smarts with our on-line quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Black History month is celebrated annually in the United States in the month of February. Is it also celebrated in Canada?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    What year was Black History Month started?
    • A. 

      1880

    • B. 

      1926

    • C. 

      1942

    • D. 

      1951

  • 3. 
    Is it true that Black History Month is also referred to as African-American History Month?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    In what month does the United Kingdom celebrate Black History Month?
    • A. 

      January

    • B. 

      April

    • C. 

      August

    • D. 

      October

  • 5. 
    Is it true that actor Morgan Freeman has criticized Black History Month?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    What year did Jackie Robinson integrate major league baseball in the United States?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      1947

    • C. 

      1949

    • D. 

      1952

  • 7. 
    What famous black woman helped hundreds escape from slavery?
    • A. 

      Rebecca Lee Crumpler

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • C. 

      Harriet Tubman

    • D. 

      Mary Mahoney

  • 8. 
    What year did Martin Luther King Jr. make his famous "I Have A Dream" speech?
    • A. 

      1955

    • B. 

      1958

    • C. 

      1961

    • D. 

      1963

  • 9. 
    When Barack Obama became our president on Jan. 20, 2009, what number is he in the long line of American presidents?
    • A. 

      41

    • B. 

      42

    • C. 

      43

    • D. 

      44

  • 10. 
    Did Carter G. Woodson start Black History Month because he was disturbed to find that history books largely ignored the black American population?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False