Civil Rights Movement Quiz! Trivia Test

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Civil rights movement quiz trivia test! Martin Luther King Jr. Is one of the most famous civil right leaders who saw America becoming a free country for black and white folks. Though he fought hard for this dream, he actually didn’t live long to see it. Do take up this quiz and see what you remember about this movement, the people involved what they did and the changes that followed.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Thurgood Marshall?
    • A. 

      The first African American to be accepted to college

    • B. 

      The man who defended Linda Brown's right to attend a white school, and later the first African American nominated to the Supreme Court.

    • C. 

      An African American man who led the Little Rock 9 to school in 1957.

    • D. 

      A famous African American author and poet during the Civil Rights Movement.

  • 2. 
    What is the term that describes separating based on race?
  • 3. 
    Which Supreme Court case ordered that all schools be open to African Americans?
  • 4. 
    Who was the woman that refused to give up her seat on a public bus for a white man?
  • 5. 
    This individual is one of the most infamous from the Civil Rights Movement, known for his peaceful protests and boycotts, including that in Montgomery.
  • 6. 
    Which law prohibited discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, and gender?
  • 7. 
    The Political Party created by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale to stop police brutality and support African Americans in developing their own communities.
  • 8. 
    The year that changed the Civil Rights Movement as one leader was assassinated.
  • 9. 
    This Act eliminated the literacy test that disqualified voters.
  • 10. 
    The type of segregation that is difficult to define or to fight, as it is more custom than actual law.
    • A. 

      De jure segregation

    • B. 

      De luche segregation

    • C. 

      De facto segregation

    • D. 

      De dube segregation

    • E. 

      Custom segregation

  • 11. 
    Another leader of the Civil Rights Movement, this African American joined the "Nation of Islam" after his time in prison. He was later killed at the age of 39.
  • 12. 
    This act banned discrimination in housing.
  • 13. 
    To help African Americans and others who had been discriminated against, the government created programs that promoted this... which made colleges and businesses make special efforts to hire or enroll groups who had suffered from discrimination in the past.
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