Martin Luther King Jr. Trivia

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Martin Luther King Jr. Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did Martin Luther King Jr. win the Nobel Peace Prize?
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1966

  • 2. 
    In what city did King deliver his "I Have a Dream" speech?
    • A. 

      Birmingham

    • B. 

      Atlanta

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Washington, D.C.

  • 3. 
    King became only the second American whose birthday is observed as a national holiday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How old was King when he went to college?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      18

  • 5. 
    King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, had three children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    • B. 

      United Nations

    • C. 

      American Civil Liberties Union

    • D. 

      Southern Christian Leadership Conference

  • 7. 
    When was the Civil Rights Act banning discrimination because of a person's color, race, national origin, religion or sex passed?
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1966

  • 8. 
    What obstacles did King face as a civil-rights leader?
    • A. 

      His home was bombed.

    • B. 

      He was arrested upwards of 20 times.

    • C. 

      He was assaulted at least four times.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    When was King assassinated?
    • A. 

      April 4, 1968

    • B. 

      April 4, 1969

    • C. 

      Aug. 12, 1968

    • D. 

      Aug. 12, 1969

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