What Do You Know About Harlem Renaissance? Quiz

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What Do You Know About Harlem Renaissance? Quiz

What do you understand about the Harlem Renaissance? The Harlem Renaissance was the most important movement in African American literary history. It involved musical, theatrical, and visual arts. For this quiz, you will be presented a picture and asked questions about it. The rest of the quiz is multiple choice. Make sure to secure your certificate upon completion of this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these people would most likely have a painting in a New York Art Museum?
    • A. 

      Langston Hughes

    • B. 

      Duke Ellington

    • C. 

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • D. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • E. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 2. 
    Which of these people would most likely have his work read at a poetry reading?
    • A. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • B. 

      Langston Hughes

    • C. 

      Duke Ellington

    • D. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 3. 
    Which of these people performed at a concert in Carnegie Hall?
    • A. 

      Bessie Smith

    • B. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • C. 

      Duke Ellington

    • D. 

      Langston Hughes

  • 4. 
    Blueberry Hill and What a Wonderful World were two songs performed by this New Orleans artist:   
    • A. 

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • B. 

      Duke Ellington

    • C. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • D. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 5. 
    What state is Harlem located in?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania

  • 6. 
    Bessie Smith died at an early age because of:
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      A car crash

    • C. 

      Murder

    • D. 

      A failed surgery

  • 7. 
    Jacob Lawrence's paintings often focused on:
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      The Great Depression

    • C. 

      The Great Migration

    • D. 

      Westward Expansion

  • 8. 
    Which of these people went from being homeless to singing in the Apollo Theater in 1934?
    • A. 

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • B. 

      Bessie Smith

    • C. 

      Louis Armstrong

    • D. 

      Langston Hughes

  • 9. 
    Which group awarded Langston Hughes with the Spignarn Medal for his poetry in 1960?
    • A. 

      The NAACP

    • B. 

      The federal government

    • C. 

      The Tuskeegee Institute

    • D. 

      The World War I Doughboys

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