What Do You Know About Racism? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Racism? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about racism? Racism is the discrimination of other people based on their race. Most of the people who are targets for racists are African Americans or Africans in general. This evil has made its way not only to the justice system but also into the education system. Do take the quiz and get to see how well you understand the facts surrounding this evil.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    African American boys are twice as likely to be suspended than their white counterparts on a first offence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    African American boys are not jailed more frequently on drug charges when drug use is the same across racial lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Black unemployment rates, for as long as records have been kept, have been at least double those experienced by whites. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Blacks are about 12.5% of the total population, but they comprise almost 50% of the prison population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    After being jailed, African Americans are 33% more likely than whites to be detained while facing a felony trial in New York.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    African Americans make up 57% of the people in state prisons for drug offences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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