The Civil Rights Movement Quiz! Trivia

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Do you understand the importance of the Civil Rights movement? The Civil Rights movement was a mass protest of racial segregation and inequality. It started with the blacks attempting to abolish slavery. The Brown vs. The Board of Education trumpeted the beginning of the end of racial segregation. Martin Luther King’s I have a dream address is another highlight of the civil rights movement. This groundbreaking quiz on civil rights movement will ensure your freedom from the uncertainty about the information in this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The NAACP stands for:
    • A. 

      National African American Civil Protection

    • B. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    • C. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Civil Protections

    • D. 

      National Association of Colored People

  • 2. 
    The 13th Amendment served the following purpose:
    • A. 

      Abolished slavery

    • B. 

      Gave women the right to vote

    • C. 

      Gave all men the right to vote

    • D. 

      Said slavery was allowed in the South

  • 3. 
    The Brown v. Board of Education judgement led to the following outcome:
    • A. 

      Schools must be segregated - whites and blacks separated

    • B. 

      Schools could be separate but must be equal

    • C. 

      Schools must be integrated - whites and blacks together

    • D. 

      School were fair and balanced as they existed

  • 4. 
    Martin Luther King Jr. was a strong advocate for non-violent demonstration and during the modern Civil Rights Movement demonstrations took the form of the:
    • A. 

      Sit-in

    • B. 

      Boycott

    • C. 

      March

    • D. 

      Sit-in, Boycott, and March

  • 5. 
    Who said the following: "Violence never solves problems.  It only creates new and more complicated ones..."
    • A. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • B. 

      Malcolm X

    • C. 

      Bull Connor

    • D. 

      George C. Wallace

  • 6. 
    Whose arrest led to the desegregation of the public transit system Montgomery, Alabama?
    • A. 

      Bull Connor

    • B. 

      Jim Wallace

    • C. 

      Tina Parkay

    • D. 

      Rosa Parks

  • 7. 
    Who was the first African American student at Ole Miss?
    • A. 

      Medgar Evers

    • B. 

      James Meredith

    • C. 

      Byron Smith

    • D. 

      Thurgood Marshall

  • 8. 
    What event took place in Birmingham and involved thousands of local school age children?
    • A. 

      March of NAACP

    • B. 

      Children's March

    • C. 

      Birmingham Integration Demonstration

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    Martin Luther King Jr. and his passion for non-violence is attributed to a role model of his named:
    • A. 

      Malcolm X

    • B. 

      Ghandi

    • C. 

      Pope John II

    • D. 

      Ralph Abernathy

  • 10. 
    Which word below was a nickname for the city of Birmingham?
    • A. 

      Bomb Central

    • B. 

      Segregation Capital

    • C. 

      Bombingham

    • D. 

      City of Lights

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