Test Your Knowledge Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • 1. 
    What year was Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1968

    • D. 

      1973

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Where did Rosa Parks become famous?
    • A. 

      At a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina

    • B. 

      At a high school in Little Rock, Arkansas

    • C. 

      On a bus in Montgomery, Alabama

    • D. 

      On a march in Selma, Alabama

    • E. 

      In a restaurant for all whites only

  • 3. 
    Which president signed the first major civil rights act of the 20th Century?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • C. 

      Richard M. Nixon

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • E. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 4. 
    Which president signed the law creating the Martin Luther King holiday?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • C. 

      Richard M. Nixon

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • E. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 5. 
    What was the name of King's first book?
    • A. 

      Stride Toward Freedom

    • B. 

      Dreamer

    • C. 

      Why We Can't Wait

    • D. 

      We Shall Overcome

    • E. 

      I Have a Dream

  • 6. 
    Where was the tactic of the sit-in protest first used?
    • A. 

      At a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina

    • B. 

      At a high school in Little Rock, Arkansas

    • C. 

      On a bus in Birmingham, Alabama

    • D. 

      On a march in Selma, Alabama

    • E. 

      In a public library for whites only

  • 7. 
    Where did King deliver his "I Have a Dream" speech?
    • A. 

      At Ebenezer Baptist Church

    • B. 

      In front of the Atlanta City Hall

    • C. 

      At the Lincoln Memorial

    • D. 

      At the Nobel Prize Ceremony

    • E. 

      On the steps of the White House

  • 8. 
    What foreign figure has King been compared to?
    • A. 

      Elijah Muhammad

    • B. 

      Charles de Gaulle

    • C. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

    • D. 

      Albert Nobel

    • E. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 9. 
    What year was the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday first observed?
    • A. 

      1967

    • B. 

      1969

    • C. 

      1973

    • D. 

      1983

    • E. 

      1986

  • 10. 
    What black leader was killed five years before King's assassination?
    • A. 

      James Meredith

    • B. 

      Malcolm X

    • C. 

      Stokely Carmichael

    • D. 

      Medgar Evers

    • E. 

      Angela Davis