The Mongomery Bus Boycott

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 224

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
The Mongomery Bus Boycott

After watching the documentary Mighty Times, students will be able answer the following quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What started after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger?
    • A. 

      The Civil Rights Movement

    • B. 

      The Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • C. 

      The Abolishment of Slavery

    • D. 

      A riot in the streets

  • 2. 
    How long did the boycott last?
    • A. 

      81 days

    • B. 

      365 days

    • C. 

      381 days

    • D. 

      5 days

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the local leader of the NAACP, who was one of the first to take action in response to Mrs. Parks' arrest?
    • A. 

      E. D. Nixon

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • C. 

      Reverend Abernathy

    • D. 

      Raymond Parks

  • 4. 
    When did the boycott end?
    • A. 

      On December 5, 1955

    • B. 

      On December 5, 1956

    • C. 

      On December 20, 1955

    • D. 

      On December 20, 1956

  • 5. 
    What was the purpose of having the boycott?
    • A. 

      To get Rosa Parks out of jail.

    • B. 

      To have better and newer buses.

    • C. 

      To segregate the buses.

    • D. 

      To integrate the buses

  • 6. 
    How did some white communty members react?
    • A. 

      They supported the African-Americans decisions.

    • B. 

      They boycotted the buses also.

    • C. 

      They committed act of violence.

    • D. 

      They didn't care.

  • 7. 
    Who became the leader of the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Rosa Parks

    • B. 

      E. D. Nixon

    • C. 

      Ralph Abernathy

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr

  • 8. 
    Where does this boycott take place?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Mississippi

    • D. 

      Tennessee

  • 9. 
    What was the court's ruling on the bus segregation law?
    • A. 

      Racial segregation was permitted.

    • B. 

      Racial segregation laws were unconstitutional.

    • C. 

      Racial segregation laws for buses were unconstitutional.

    • D. 

      All men are created equal but seperate.